Elizabeth Lockard

Elizabeth Lockard, M.Arch, Ph.D.


Eiben Hall 211
Tel (808) 440-4126
3140 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816

Environmental + Interior Design

Elizabeth LockardLiza Lockard is an Assistant Professor in the Environmental + Interior Design program. Prior to her arrival at Chaminade, she practiced architecture in the U.S., Vietnam, Switzerland, and Costa Rica, and previously taught at the University of Hawai‘i School of Architecture.

Dr. Lockard’s research focuses on human habitation in Space; specifically how technological design and the interior architecture of the habitat can facilitate adaptation to the Martian environment.

Her other passions include surfing, dogs, and being outdoors as much as possible.


  • B.A., Philosophy, University of New Hampshire
  • M.Arch., Architecture, Yale University
  • Ph.D., Futures Studies (Political Science), University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
    Dissertation title: “Human Migration to Space: Alternative Technological Approaches for Long-Term Adaptation to Extraterrestrial Environments and the Implications for Evolution”


  • EID 201 Fundamentals of Interior Design
  • EID 202 Introduction to Technical Drawing
  • EID 270 Building Systems & Interior Materials
  • EID 384 Sustainability in Design
  • EID 415 Professional Internship
  • EID 480 Portfolio Design Workshop

Honors & Awards

  • Soroptimist International - Founder Region Fellowship
  • Graham Foundation for the Fine Arts - Research & Teaching Grant
  • Embassy of the Netherlands (Vietnam) - Research & Teaching Grant
  • American Academy of Art and Architecture - '39 Architects Under 39' International Competition
  • Yale University School of Architecture - Kenneth A. Housholder Scholarship
  • American Institute of Architects - Plan/NH Fellowship
  • Boston Society of Architects - 'Unbuilt Projects' International Competition
  • Boston Architectural Center - Joseph M. Bradley Scholarship
  • University of New Hampshire - Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society