Advancing the continuing evolution of ABA, Mark Schoeman, AIA, DBIA, has joined Anderson Brulé Architects as Design Principal. In his new role, Mark will lead design excellence, enrich ABA’s design philosophy and serve as a mentor. He will be instrumental in supporting ABA’s key clients in Education, Community, and Health and Wellness.
“It has always been ABA’s vision, to design a legacy of client experiences,” says ABA president Pamela Anderson-Brulé, FAIA. “As we grow the firm, I am excited that Mark joins us as Design Principal. Mark’s ability to broaden our leadership and deepen our design culture will greatly benefit our clients.”
In Mark's 35+ year career, he has created remarkable spaces for a wide variety of higher education, K-12, healthcare, residential, and community clients. His portfolio includes the award-winning Lewis Elementary School as well as the tower addition at Providence Holy Cross, considered to be the eighth most beautiful hospital in the world.
“Mark has been a respected colleague and friend for some time,” says Lee Salin, FAIA, Managing Principal at ABA. “I am thrilled that he brings his passion and talent to ABA specifically to elevate our design ability and mentor ABA staff.”
Mark’s philosophy is to design and create not just for clients, but our clients’ clients, and help determine the real needs. “We should design for the students,” he says. “We should be building for the patients, the doctors, the nurses, the community, and the librarians.”
We look forward to the practice and leadership expertise Mark will bring to our clients and focus on, “Doing good – exceptionally well – by design.”