Steve C. Martens
Associate Professor of Architecture
Recent Courses Taught:
ARCH351 Architecture Materials & Construction Methods
ARCH371 Architectural Design Studio III
ARCH372 Architectural Design Studio IV
ARCH723 Graduate Seminar: Preservation
ARCH771 Advanced Architectural Design Studio: Historic Preservation
ARCH772 Architectural Thesis and TRiO supported Thesis Preparation
B.A. Architectural Studies, North Dakota State University (1975)
Associate Professor, North Dakota State University (1994-present).
Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University (1989-1994).
Lecturer (adjunct), North Dakota State University (1985-1987).
Architect/Partner; Steve C. Martens, Architect (1988-present).
FrozenMusic, Architectural collaboration with Milton Yergens, Architect (1989-2004).
Lecturer (adjunct), North Dakota State University (1985-1987). Architect/Partner; Twichell/Thompsen/Martens/O'Brien, Architects (1984-1986).
Senior Project Architect; Seth W. Twichell & Associates (1983-1984).
Minnesota Architect (#16842)
NDCRS and CFR 36-61 certified Architectural Historian, Historical Architect.
Experience and Qualifications:
By collaborating with regional architectural firms, and by teaching at every level of the architecture curriculum, Steve Martens maintains an acute sense of students' level of professional development and their level of preparedness to embrace the architect's responsibility for moving from idea to object. Over 25-years' teaching experience and 35 years of applied architectural practice experience as a Registered Architect and materials specialist, Professor Martens has developed substantial learning resources and problem-solving methodologies that are helpful in guiding students' exploration of problem-solving and building assembly. Each research initiative and applied practice experience is brought directly into teaching in ways that impact student learning for the path to productive architectural practice.