Terri Meyer Boake


B.E.S., University of Waterloo
B.Arch., University of Waterloo
M.Arch., University of Toronto

Teaching Interests
Building construction, Environmental design, Passive design, Sustainable design, Steel construction, AESS, Architecture and film, Multimedia, Web design

Research Interests
Construction technology, Low Carbon design, Steel construction, AESS, Diagrids, Architecture and film

Major Funding Sources
Canadian Institute of Steel Construction
Steel Structures Education Foundation of Canada

Selected Professional Activities and Networks
Past President of the Society of Building Science Educators
Past President of the Building Technology Educators’ Society
Member of the Ontario Association of Architects Committee on the Sustainable Built Environment



Boake, Terri Meyer. Understanding Steel Design: An Architectural Design Manual. Birkhäuser, 2012.

Boake, Terri Meyer. CISC Guide for Specifying Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel. CISC, 2012.

Boake, Terri Meyer. Australia/New Zealand Guide for Specifying Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel. Australian Steel Institute, 2012.

Boake, Terri Meyer. “The Leap to Zero Carbon and Zero Emissions: Understanding How to Go Beyond Existing Sustainable Design Protocols.” Journal of Green Building Fall (2008).

Boake, Terri Meyer. "The Void in the Celluloid Skyline." Datutop 29. City + Cinema (2007).

Boake, Terri Meyer. "Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel: Clearer Communications for a Better Project." Architectural Engineering Institute Conference (2013).

Boake, Terri Meyer. "Diagrids the New Stability System: Combining Architecture with Engineering." Architectural Engineering Institute Conference (2013).

Fun is in the Details: Innovations in Steel Connections

Stars + Steel: Case Studies in Innovative Steel Design

The Carbon Neutral Design Project

External Links

Contact Information

Office: ARC 3012

Phone: 519.888.4567 x27634

Fax: 416.636.0323

Email: tboake@uwaterloo.ca