Mark Schatz

FAIA, LEED AP, Principal

Originally from Detroit, I now live in Novato with my wife, Amy Peele. Our children, Gracie and Bennett have flown the coop! I enjoy the mix of working as an architect, teaching at Berkeley and Cal Poly, and pouring wine in Sonoma on the weekends. Passions include family, food, books, music, and movies, photography, hiking, travel, baseball, and glass making.

Tustin Library, Tustin, California
education

Harvard Graduate School of Design, M.Arch. Stanford University, BA in Architecture.

started at ELS

2017

cities

Jerusalem, Rome, and Cambridge, England

meal

Cheeseburger and fries with lots of yellow mustard

sport

Baseball

buildings

Cranbrook Schools, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England
Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem

best vacation

We had an amazing two month sabbatical trip to the Eastern Mediterranean—Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Greek Islands, Istanbul, and Rome

surprise fact

I was a contestant on Wheel of Fortune, and used the winnings to take my family on a trip to Spain, including a week of hiking on the Camino de Santiago

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