Steven Robinson is an architect and planning consultant
with a wide range of experience working with private clients, public agencies
and academic institutions. His award winning architectural designs embody and
advance the aesthetics of regional architecture and community planning.
As the Principal in Steven Robinson Architects, he has designed private residences,
art galleries, theaters, athletic facilities, multi-family housing, historic
restorations, public parks and large scale mixed use master plans. Major projects
in New Mexico include the Gerald Peters Gallery, Bartolome Sanchez Land Grant,
Awakening Museum, Rio Chama Restaurant and award winning custom homes. The firm
has expertise in the design of climatically responsive buildings and ecologically
sustainable land use plans.
Mr. Robinson's architecture is featured in the documentary film “Energy from
the Day Star”. He is author of the pioneering book The Energy Efficient Home,
a comprehensive guide for energy and water conservation and the use of solar,
wind and wood power published by The New American Library. Mr. Robinson has
taught at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and has served as
a consultant to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. He has presented
his work at four National Passive Solar conferences and at the International
Passive and Hybrid Cooling conference.
As a community leader, Mr. Robinson is the president of the Santa Fe Railyard
Community Corporation, the non-profit corporation developing the city-owned
50 acre downtown property. He was founding member of the Santa Fe Land Use Resource
Center and the Neighborhood Coalition, and has served on the Board of Directors
Advisory Council of 1000 Friends of New Mexico and the National Board of Advisors
of Cornerstones Community Partnerships. He initiated, organized and conducted
the “Forum on Growth Management” sponsored by the Thaw Charitable Trust in 1995.
Mr. Robinson has been the featured public speaker at the National Preservation
Conference of the National Trust Historic Preservation, the Forum on Ancient
Futures for New Communities, Sustainable Communities of New Mexico and the Free
Form of Santa Fe.
Mr. Robinson is a Registered Architect, certified through the National Council
of Architectural Registration Boards. He is a graduate of the University of
Pennsylvania in Liberal Arts and received a Master of Architecture from Yale