FOUNDER OF FACTOR_M
Registered Architect, NM #5504
Stephen has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of New Mexico (UNM), and graduated with his Master of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). Steve initially started at Cherry/See/Reames Architects (CSR) in 2005 and left for graduate school in 2007. Steve returned to the firm in 2013 and is now an Associate Architect in the firm. Steve’s role at CSR ranges from Programming and Schematic Design through Construction Documents and Construction Administration. Steve is versed in a range of 3-D modeling programs including Revit and will assist with BIM development within the office for all future projects. His design strength stems from his varied interests ranging from Industrial design and fashion design to fabrication of complex assemblies.
Steve is heavily involved with academics at UNM. He is a Part-Time Faculty member in the Architecture Department at UNM. Steve acted as the Faculty Advisor for the UNM Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIAS) in 2016-2017 and the Faculty Advisor for the Freedom by Design group at UNM in 2016-2017. Steve is Co-Founder of the Center for Research in Advanced Fabrication + Technology (CRAF+T) at UNM which was founded in 2012.
Steve is the Founder of Factor_M Fabrication. Factor_M is a division of Cherry See Reames Architects that focuses on the prototyping, design, fabrication and assembly of architectural elements. These elements range in scale and application; from vases and stemware to built-in’s and furniture.