Mr. J. Alex Poorman


  • Master of Architecture, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Teaching and Research Interest(s)

  • Sacred Spaces

  • Healthcare Design

  • Accessibility Simulations and Universal Design

Professional Affiliation(s)

  • International Interior Design Association

  • American Institute of Architects

Publication(s) and/or Exhibition(s)

  • Creating Places for Contemplation in Public Buildings: Constructing a Model Space for Reflection 

  • Identifying Elements and Principles Needed to Design Sacred Spaces in Workplaces

Something Fun

  • When I'm not in class, you can find me driving my Mini Cooper on the Blue Ridge.

Title: Associate Professor of Interior Design
Department: Department of Applied Design

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7397

Fax: (828) 265-8696

Office address
Kerr Scott Hall 42