2525 Correa Road, HIG #205
Honolulu, HI 96822
Stephen Meder, D.Arch, Director of the Center for Smart Building and Community Design, is tasked with exploring and mitigating the built environment’s impacts on our marine and coastal resources.
Meder holds a joint University of Hawai‘i appointment. He serves as the Center’s director at the Sea Grant College Program and is also an associate professor at the School of Architecture where he teaches, conducts research and serves as the director of the Environmental Systems Laboratory.
Meder’s research on sustainable development, particularly solar design and high performance buildings has been widely recognized. He has received numerous awards for his innovative designs and work.
Meder received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, a bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, and both a master of architecture and an architecture doctorate from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.