Principal Blair Satterfield is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in Vancouver, where he teaches design studios and coordinates design media courses. He is also the director of HiLo Lab; a UBC SALA based collaborative research initiative that reckons with three interrelated ideas – the use of second stream materials in construction, providing designers and the community with greater access to digital design and fabrication processes, and the design and application of energy and material efficient methods for construction.
In addition to HouMinn, Satterfield has worked for Yung Ho Chang (now Atelier Feichang Jianzhu), Michael Bell Architecture (now Visible Weather), Oliver + Ray Architects, and Bricker + Cannady Architects, where he served as Director of Design for several years. His work with BCA and later Page won multiple AIA awards and national SARA design awards for architecture and urbanism. He was also a co-founding member of the web-based modern home-plan company Hometta. Satterfield has taught at Rice University, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Houston, where he also helped direct the development of products for the U of H Green Building Components initiative.