Professor of Architecture
University of Washington Department of Architecture
Christopher Meek, AIA, IES is Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington and Director of the Integrated Design Lab (UW IDL) and the Center for Integrated Design at the University’s College of Built Environments. His research focuses on the integration of natural systems in building design to improve indoor environmental quality and building energy efficiency. Prof. Meek is nationally recognized in the area of daylighting, integrated lighting design, and dynamic building enclosure. Over the past decade, Prof. Meek has consulted on over 10 million square feet of commercial and institutional buildings including working, learning, and healing environments including the net-zero energy Bullitt Center in Seattle, WA. His research has been funded by the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, the National Science Foundation, the US Department of Energy, the Illuminating Engineering Society, the Bullitt Foundation, and the American Institute of Architects. Prof. Meek teaches graduate and undergraduate level courses on building design and technology at the UW Department of Architecture.