Stephen Thompson, AIA
Thompson + Pollari Inc.
Stephen Thompson is a partner and design principal with Thompson Pollari
Studio, an architectural and planning practice in Scottsdale, Arizona. The
Studio’s work is characterized by sustainable and culturally
appropriate design, with particular emphasis on projects that fit into
their neighborhood and their broader regional context.
As an architect, Steve has been directly responsible for design and
construction supervision on over $300 million in public and educational
facilities in over 30 years of practice. Mr. Thompson has extensive
experience in all facets of building planning, design and construction.
The hallmark of Mr. Thompson’s work is design excellence based
on intensive user input. As a facilitator, he is capable of leading
large and divergent groups to consensus through interactive workshop
formats. He believes that the greatest satisfaction in design is to
provide the Client with ownership of the process and the product.
Mr. Thompson has broad experience in campus planning, development
and building program construction, with a specific interest in projects
that span long timetables and result in community interaction and community
A.B. Environmental Design, 1973
University of California, Berkeley
Master of Architecture Program Work, 1973-75
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Registered Architect, 1998 Arizona, #32670