Steve Auterman, AIA, AICP, LEED AP
Principal

Steve Auterman, AIA, AICP, LEED AP, is a Principal with Urban Design Associates in Pittsburgh, PA. Experienced in Architecture, City Planning, and Urban Design, Steve’s career began at UDA for five years before joining Looney Ricks Kiss in Memphis for 15 years where he rose to Senior Associate. There he directed a team of architects and urban designers focusing on urban neighborhood revitalization, district small area plans, new neighborhood design, street retrofits for improved bicycle and pedestrian safety, development feasibility and entitlement, architecture, and strategic plans for municipalities and community-based non-profit organizations.

Since re-joining Urban Design Associates in Pittsburgh, Steve serves as Principal-in-Charge for urban design and planning projects across the country. He is building on his expertise in rebuilding cities through vibrant public spaces, purposeful thoroughfares, mixed-use and multifamily buildings, and revitalized neighborhoods, downtowns and waterfronts. He is skilled at finding strategies to unlock the full potential of communities by interconnecting thoughtful plans and architecture with activated public spaces.

In addition to his responsibilities at UDA, Steve is a frequent lecturer at leadership classes, has taught both architecture and planning at the University of Memphis and participates in juries and thesis reviews. He also has actively served on the Board of Victorian Village CDC, the Memphis Regional Design Center, and hosts a weekly blues music program on WEVL 89.9FM.

Steve is an AICP certified planner, AIA member, and NCARB-certificate holder licensed in Florida. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, holding a Bachelor of Architecture, and earned a Master of Urban Design from the University of Sydney, Australia.