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2004  Master of Architecture - Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana


1986 Bachelor of Architectural Design - Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Dean’s Honor Scholar

1984-1985 University of Stuttgart - Stuttgart, Germany

1 Year Independent Study


1984 Goethe Institute - Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany:  “Oberstufe”


1980-1981 Kippenberg Gymnasium (Academic High School) - Bremen, Germany:  Exchange Student.


Hellgate High School

Graduated: 1980




Charette and Planning Leadership (Fort Missoula Parks and Rec. Southside Business Alliance, Blue Bay Shoreline Park)

Educational Facilities:  New and Addition / Renovation (Paxson, C.S. Porter)
Historic Preservation, Adaptive Re-use, Contextual Design – State and Local Awards
Public Facilities Accessibility / Barriers Surveys (School Districts and County)
Stewardship & Design Review Criteria and Implementation (City of Missoula, Public Schools, Virginia City)
Commercial:  New Construction and Addition / Remodel
Recreational Facilities Planning, Phasing and Implementation (Blue Bay, Fort Missoula Regional Park Master Plan)
Church Facilities Planning
Theater Remodel and Additions (Missoula Children’s Theater, University Theater)
Medical Facilities and Medical Offices:  New and Addition / Renovation (Ridge Library)
Custom Residential Design:  New and Addition / Remodel (State and Local Awards)

Community Involvement

Northern Rockies Heritage Center – Board Member, Facilities Chair – 6 years
Co-Chair, Fort Missoula Comprehensive Plan Re-Write (re: Divot Development)
Missoula Historic Preservation Advisory Commission –  1992-Present (15 years)
Missoula Design Review Board  –  1992-2006 (14 years)
Missoula County Building Code Board of Appeals - Member - Current
Multiple Community Planning and Design Forums – Ongoing - Past 16 years
Missoula Society of Architects –16 years.
Nantucket Historic District Commission, Nantucket, Massachusetts – Commissioner – 2 years
Nantucket Island Master Planning – Participant
Feature Articles Contributor - Nantucket Beacon - Articles on History, Planning and Development



Montana Governor’s Award for Excellence in Design (D.E.Q.E. Affordable Housing Project)

State Preservation Award to the Missoula Historic Preservation Advisory Commission (Commission Member)

Local Preservation Awards (5) for Restoration, Rehabilitation, and Addition


Steven Adler

Raised in Missoula, Montana

Lives & works in Missoula, Montana

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