Mark Gardner


Mark Gardner as Principal has led many of the firm’s design initiatives and works to best understand the role of design as a social practice. Gardner takes a serious interest in the nexus of architecture and art, one of long-standing importance to both his professional practice and to his writings. He is committed to practicing architecture as a socially beneficial art form.

The University of Pennsylvania, Master of Architecture, 2000
Georgia Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science, Architecture, 1992

Parsons New School of Design, 2017, Director of Master of Architecture Program
Parsons New School of Design, School of Constructed Environments, 2016, Assistant Professor
Parsons New School of Design, 2014-2015, Adjunct
University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2012, Adjunct

National Organization of Minority Architects, New York Chapter, Advocacy Chair
Urban Design Forum, Fellow
Board of Overseers, University of Pennsylvania, School of Design
Advisory Board, MathMinds, 21st Century Schools Partnership
Van Alen Institute, Board of Trustees
AIANY Exhibition Committee, Member
Made in Brownsville, Board