B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
M.Arch, University of Pennsylvania
Mark Gardner is a Partner at Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects PC, a New York-based practice founded in 1998. Gardner takes a serious interest in the nexus of architecture, social issues and art, one of longstanding importance to both his professional practice and to his writings. A contributor to both Pamphlet Architecture 23 MOVE/Sites of Trauma (Princeton Architectural Press, 2003) by Johanna Dickson and the firm's monograph: Habits, Patterns, Algorithms (ORO, 2009) with Stephan Jaklitsch.
Gardner serves as Business Development Chair on the Board of SUPERFRONT, an organization located in New York & LA that fosters the exchange between architecture and other disciplines by sponsoring exhibitions, panels, and publications. Gardner is an Executive Committee Chair for NYCOBA, the New York Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA).
He teaches the Professional Practice I Seminar during the fall semester. The course is an introduction to practices, their diverse business models, organizational development, strategic planning, and project mobilization.