CDC Director, Distinguished ProfessorB.S. Arch., Ohio State University
M.Arch., Yale University
Stephen Luoni is director of the University of Arkansas Community Design Center (UACDC), an outreach program of the Fay Jones School of Architecture. Luoni is a Distinguished Professor and the Steven L. Anderson Chair in Architecture and Urban Studies. His design and research have won more than 80 design awards, including Progressive Architecture Awards, American Institute of Architects Honor Awards, a Charter Award from the Congress for the New Urbanism, and American Society of Landscape Architecture awards, all for planning and urban design.
Luoni's work at the UACDC specializes in interdisciplinary public works projects combining landscape, urban and architectural design. Current work includes design and planning for municipal infrastructure, residential development, campuses, parks and scenario planning. He directed production of the center’s award-winning book: Low Impact Development: a design manual for urban areas. His work has been published in Oz, Architectural Record, Landscape Architecture, Progressive Architecture, Architect, Places, L’Architecture d’Aujourd’ hui, Progressive Planning, and Public Art Review.
He previously taught at the University of Florida; the University of Minnesota, as the 2000 Cass Gilbert Visiting Professor of Architecture; Washington University in St. Louis, as the 2006 Ruth and Norman Moore Visiting Professor in Architecture; and the University of Oklahoma, as the Bruce Goff Chair for Creative Architecture in 2008. Luoni has a BS in Architecture from Ohio State University and a Master of Architecture from Yale University.