Discipline: Architecture

Steven A. Moore

Discipline: Architecture
Region: Austin, TX
MacDowell fellowships: 1999
Steven A. Moore is the Bartlett Cocke Regents Professor in Architecture and Planning at the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture. Moore received his undergraduate degree in Architecture from Syracuse University (1967) after which he practiced in Iran, Boston, and in Maine as a principal of Moore/Weinrich Architects (1971-90). He was a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1990-91 and received his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in 1996. At The University of Texas he has taught design and courses related to the philosophy, history, and application of sustainable technology. His specialization is in the use of methods derived from science and technology studies (STS) to study the built environment. In 1999, Moore was appointed director of UTSOA’s Sustainable Design Program. He went on to co-find the UT Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) in 2002. In 2009 Moore received an Individual Scholar Award from the U.S. National Science Foundation, and in 2015 he was a finalist for the Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award, which is given annually by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). In 2016 he began the transition from full-time teaching to research and activism. He is the author of many articles, over 25 book chapters, and seven books on the topic of sustainable architecture, urbanism, and theory.

Studios

Sorosis

Steven A. Moore worked in the Sorosis studio.

Sorosis Studio was funded by the New York Carol Club of Sorosis. The small, masonry studio was designed by F. Winsor, Jr., the architect who also designed Savidge Library (1926) and Mixter Studio (1927). At the time of construction, the large porch on the southeast facade offered a spectacular mountain view that has since been obscured…

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