As one of SmithGroup JJR's Design Directors and Design Principal and Lead Designer for the Workplace practice, Mark lends his creative talents to a variety of commercial and civic clients, designing spaces that respond to the surrounding community and its culture. He has over 20 years’ experience practicing architecture which have enabled him to hone his expertise, looking at each project individually in order to maximize its potential as a successful building. He believes architecture should be expressive and environmentally responsible, but above all it should seek and find a balance between beauty and function.