Steve Knight is a Principal with David M. Schwarz Architects, Inc. Originally from Massachusetts and raised in North Carolina, Steve settled in-between after receiving his Master of Architecture from North Carolina State University in 1997, the same year he joined DMSAS.
While well versed on a variety of project types, Steve primarily focuses on the firm’s performing arts venue projects. He served as Project Architect for the design of Schermerhorn Symphony Center, The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts, the Gaillard Center, and most recently an 8,000-seat amphitheater in Huntsville, Alabama. He is currently leading the office’s team on the design of a neighborhood center for Chevy Chase Lake in Maryland and the multi-phase Residential College project at Vanderbilt University.
Outside of the office, Steve is active in preservation advocacy, serving as President of the Art Deco Society of Washington and on the board of the International Coalition of Art Deco Societies. Steve lives with his wife Karen in a restored bungalow in Silver Spring, Maryland. Steve’s favorite things include two-tone wing tips, Erroll Garner’s music, and rendered duck fat.