Talk by STEPHEN QUICK, FAIA LEED-AP SEED
Principal, Civic Design and Planning LLC
Adjunct Professor of Architecture/Urban Design, Carnegie Mellon
Stephen Quick is a practicing urban designer and planner, architect, and educator.
Steve is an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon teaching in both the graduate and undergraduate programs with a concentration on urban design, systems integration, performance-based design, and civic engagement. He is a Research Associate with the Remaking Cities Institute in the School of Architecture and currently manages the LED Street Light Research Project for the City of Pittsburgh, involving specification recommendations for retrofitting the City’s street lights with energy-saving LEDs and “smart” controls, and the Highway Corridor Transformation Research Study, creating new planning guidelines for a more holistic and community-focused process and approach to transportation corridor planning for PennDOT and the Federal Highway Administration.
Civic Design and Planning LLC, Steve’s private practice, is a strategic and advisory consulting firm focusing on urban issues and the physical environment. Steve has been active in community leadership in Pittsburgh and service to the architectural profession on a national, state and local basis. His work has received awards in urban and regional design, architecture, and green building design.