Stephen Messinger is an Architect at Perkins+Will's Boston office. Stephen leads the Sustainable Steering Committee and serves as a representative to the firm-wide Sustainable Communities Task Force, Resiliency Task Force, and the firm’s Green Team Leaders. Stephen recently completed the design for the first Living Learning Community at Keene State College in New Hampshire. The project, slated to open in Fall 2016, will be the most energy-efficient on campus, meeting the 2030 Challenge by reducing its energy use intensity by 70 percent. Stephen is currently designing an urban farm in Mattapan which will house the Urban Farming Institute.
Outside the office, Stephen is the President of the Boston Architectural College Alumni. As a student at the BAC, Stephen designed and built a zero energy solar house as part of the Solar Decathlon competition. More recently Stephen completed Boston's Green Triple Decker pilot project with a deep energy retrofit of his house in Jamaica Plain, which includes super insulation, energy-efficient windows, a heat pump heating and cooling system, tankless on-demand hot water, low flow/dual flush fixtures, and an energy recovery ventilator. Stephen can be found traveling by bicycle on year round, rain or shine.
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