Carnegie Mellon University

Stephen  Lee

Stephen Lee (A 1977)

Professor and Head, Architecture

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
College of Fine Arts 201
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

Stephen R. Lee’s activities focus on issues of systems integration, material innovation, renewable energy and the integrated design process for high performance commercial and residential architecture. He is a LEED accredited professional and provides sustainable design consulting services for institutional and commercial clients in Europe, Asia, Canada and the United States.

Education

Master of Architecture in Advanced Building Studies (1977) Carnegie Mellon, Bachelor of Architecture (1975) Carnegie Mellon 

Research

Professor Lee’s scholarly and practice activities focus on issues of systems integration, material innovation, renewable energy and the integrated design process for high performance commercial and residential architecture.

Projects

Innovative sustainable projects on which Steve has been involved include the Armstrong World Industries Susquehanna House (Lancaster, PA), the Jean Canfield Government of Canada Building (Charlottetown, PEI), the PA Department of Environmental Protection South Central Office Building (Harrisburg, PA), Alcoa Fjardaal Smelter (Reydarfjordur, Iceland), Pittsburgh Green Innovators, International Union of Operating Engineer’s Training Facility and the Phipps Conservatory (Pittsburgh, PA), as well as the Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace, Stever House, Henderson House, the CIC Building and the Gates Center on the Carnegie Mellon Campus.

Publications

 “A Paradigm Shift To Enable Sustainable Housing”; Proceedings of the US-Israel Workshop on: Sustainable Buildings – Materials and Energy 

“Solar Assets & Liabilities”; NE Solar Cities Conference

“Defining the Market Opportunity”; Office of the Future Consortium Meeting 

“Health, Productivity and the Triple Bottom Line”; NEDA’s 2008 Professional Networking Series: Sustainable Building Policy as a Strategic Economic Advantage 

"The Future of Housing – Design, Technology, Construction”; AIME Keynote Session, The Role of Engineers in Meeting 21st Century Societal Challenges 

Stephen Lee is professor and head of School of Architecture in CMU's College of Fine Arts. He is also a co-founder of TAI + LEE Architects. Lee discusses his approach to educating and inspiring the next generation of sustainable designers, as well as what it takes to make any building green.

Stephen Lee is one of the many faculty experts at Carnegie Mellon University contributing to the work of the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation. Lee discusses what it takes to make a building green.