B.S. Political Science, College of the Holy Cross (1995)
M.L.A. and Urban Design, University of Pennsylvania (1999)
Mark Thomann joined the faculty in 2010. He studied politics and conflict studies before pursuing a greater social good and received his M.L.A. and Urban Design from the University of Pennsylvania (1999). He teaches design studios that explore our ecological future. He is currently the landscape design director with Balmori Associates, where, since 2001, he has led the conceptual design, development and management of numerous international award winning projects and strategic plans, which include the Campa de los Ingleses in Bilbao, Spain and the MPPAT vision for Sejong, Korea. His works also reveal the collaborative potential of landscape, ecology and art in Skid Rows; Queens Museum Artist Gardens, 2005 with Brian Tolle and the construction and interpretation of Robert Smithson’s Floating Island; 2005 for Minetta Brook and the Whitney Museum. He previously worked with Ken Smith Landscape Architect (NY) and Ohtori Consultants (Japan) and has been a guest reviewer and lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, University of Toronto, ASLA Awards, and Mildred’s Lane.
He is the author, with Diana Balmori, of Masterplan for the Sejong Public Administration Town; Topos; 60, 2007.