Steven Bingler received his degree in architecture from the University of Virginia, where he is a member of the university’s prestigious Raven Society and serves on the School of Architecture Deans Advisory Council. In 1983 he founded Concordia LLC to pursue democratic and systemic approach to community planning and architectural design.
Concordia's award winning planning and design work has appeared in national publications including Architecture, Interiors Magazine, Architectural Digest, Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal. Concordia’s work also encompasses research and development. Steven has served as a special advisor to the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education on schools as centers of community. Other research alliances include the MIT Media Lab, Harvard University's Project Zero, the University of New Mexico, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Thornburg Institute, the Appalachian Education Lab and the West Ed Lab. Steven is a frequent speaker at national and international symposia and conferences related to Concordia’s systemic and community centered approach to urban planning and architectural design.
Locally He serves on the boards of New Orleans City Park and the Urban Land Institute and on advisory committees to Young Artists/Young Aspirations (YaYa); ReThink and the Trust for Public Land. His personal interests include music, writing, woodworking, and travel.