Stephen Meder, D.Arch

Director, Center for Smart Building and Community Design

Education

  • D.Arch, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
  • M.Arch, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
  • BFA, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
  • BFA, Rochester Institute of Technology

Biography

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 Hawai'i at Manoa, and both a master of architecture and an architecture doctorate from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. 

Contact Information

Email
smeder@hawaii.edu
Phone
(808) 956-7031
Fax
(808) 956-3014
Address

2525 Correa Road, HIG #205 Honolulu, HI 96822