FAIA, LEED AP
Adjunct Faculty, Architecture
Stephen Quick is an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University teaching the first semester design studio in the Masters of Urban Design program. Steve returned to teach in the Urban Design program in 2010, having taught in the Bachelor and Master of Architecture programs as an Adjunct Associate Professor between 1980 and 1994.
Steve is a licensed architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio. He is NCARB certified is a LEED accredited professional. In 2008 he became a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Steve has practiced as a principal architect and urban designer in Pittsburgh since 1980 in his own firms and with Perkins Eastman Architects where he just completed a 17-year tenure. His work as a professional has focused on neighborhood, district and community design issues, city-wide and regional urban design and environmental policy, and the architecture of a variety of buildings serving special populations. Issues of diversity, social interaction, community identity, and the unique character of place are continuous themes of his work. Recent projects have included the impacts of economic and ecological sustainability and how these influence the practice of urban design. Steve has been active in community leadership in Pittsburgh and service to the profession on the national, state and local basis. His work has received awards in urban and regional design, architecture, and green building design.