Mark Shapiro

Mark Shapiro

Principal, Mithun
Seattle, Washington

Mark Shapiro has shaped the built environment as architect, planner, urban designer, author, and educator. For more than 27 years he has developed master plans and designs for a broad range of market sectors, including corporate, education, cultural and civic projects. Through this work he has come to understand the intricate relationship between urban planning and design of great cities and places.

Shapiro has held faculty positions at Syracuse and Tulane and was head of the Department of Architecture at Kansas State University. He has been recognized both nationally and internationally for high-profile, technologically complex projects, such as Noisette in Charleston and the Holy Cross Sustainable Redevelopment Plan in Post-Katrina New Orleans.

At Mithun, Mark’s complex urban design and building projects include State Center in Baltimore with 7,000,000 square feet of office, retail, and housing; and the Greater River Park in Minneapolis.