Terri Meyer Boake

University of Waterloo, Full Professor | Toronto, Canada

About

Terri Meyer Boake B.E.S., B.Arch., M.Arch., LEED AP is a Full Professor at the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo in Canada. She has been teaching building construction, environmental design, design studio and film since 1986. Her area of research passion is Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel and has now published four extensive books on the subject with Birkhauser. She works with several agencies developing teaching resources for Architectural education.

Meyer Boake serves on committees with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Education and Research Council, the Building Technology Educators’ Society and the Ontario Association of Architect Committee for the Sustainable Built Environment. She is an avid photographer, documenting construction processes and completed buildings.

CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

Skyscraper Center Editorial Board, Member (2022 – Present)

Tall Building Academic & Teaching Committee, Member (2018 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2014; China 2016; Chicago 2019)

Height and Data Committee (2014 – 2017)

Annual Conference, Session Chair (Australia 2017; Chicago 2019)

Annual Conference, Panel Moderator (Middle East 2018)

Videos

30 October 2017

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 3C: Tall Timber Q&A

Monday 30 October, 2017. Sydney, Australia. Terri Meyer Boake, Professor, University of Waterloo, chairs the question and answer session with Philip Vivian, Director, Bates Smart;...

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Research

01 December 2016

The Emergence of the Diagrid - It’s All About the Node

Terri Meyer Boake, University of Waterloo

The diagrid structural system for constructing tall buildings is a recent invention. Debuting in 2004 with the construction of the Swiss Re Tower in London,...

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Research

17 October 2016

Unpacking Composite Construction: Global Trends

Terri Boake, University of Waterloo

There has been a marked shift away from the use of steel as the primary structural system that had long been the Western standard for...

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