Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae

  Earl Mark, PhD Associate Professor of Architecture
    Chief Technology Officer
    Director of Information Technology
    University of Virginia, School of Architecture, 322 Campbell Hall
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    ejmark@virginia.edu | 434 924 6438 (voice) | 434 982 2678 (fax)
     
Education PhD, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Architecture (Major) / Cognitive Science (Minor) 1993
  Master of Science, MIT Media Lab 1985
  Master of Architecture, University of New Mexico 1981
  BA Mathematics and Architecture, SUNY 1975
     
Teaching Areas Computer Aided Architecural Design  
  Parametric Rapid Prototyping with CNC Fabrication  
  Digital Moviemaking and Animation  
  Design Theory and Methods  
  Design Studio  
  Architecture and Environmental Education of Children  
     
Teaching and
Associate Professor, CTO, Director of Information Technology 1996 - Present
Administrative University of Virginia, School of Architecture  
Experience Thomas Jefferson Fellow and Visiting Research Associate 1998
  Cambridge University  
  Assistant Professor and Director of Information Technologies 1993 - 1996
  University of Virginia, School of Architecture  
  Lecturer 1986 - 1993
  Massachusettes Institute of Technology  
  Teaching Fellow 1997 - 1993
  Harvard University Graduate School of Design  
  Visiting Lecturer 1990
  ETH Zurich, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology  
  Teaching/Research Affiliate  
  Massachusettes Institute of Technology 1984 1986
     
Professional Designer/Consultant, Johnson, Craven and Gibson Architects, 1998 - Present
Experience Charlottesville, VA  
  Designer/Consultant to Creative Playthings Ltd., and Eduardo Catalano Associates 1990
  Framingham, MA and Cambridge, MA  
  Senior Software Engineer/Project Manager, Computervision Corporation 1983 - 1988
  Bedford, MA  
  Designer/Consultant, Swing Design Inc. (Creative Playthings Ltd.) 1981 - 1983
  Framingham, MA  
  Illustrator/Design Intern, School Zone Inc, 1978 - 1980
  Albuquerque, NM  
     
Recent Publications Mark, Earl , Optimizing Solar Insolation in Transformable Fabric Architecture: A parametric search design process, Automation in Construction, December 2011 (in final review - expanded republication of eCAADe paper)  
     
 

Mark, Earl , Visualizing the Unknown in Historical Vernacular Architecture: Making Speculation from Archaeological Fragments Explicit, RESPECTING FRAGILE PLACES, 29th eCAADe Conference Proceedings , University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Architecture (Slovenia) 21-24 September 2011, pp.868-874.

 
     
 

Senior Editor , International Journal of Architectural Computing,  Issue on Smart Geometry, Volume 9, Number 2 / June 2011, Multi-science Publishing.

 
     
 

Senior Editor, International Journal of Architectural Computing, Issue on Smart Geometry, Volume 8, Number 3 / September 2010, Multi-science Publishing.

 
     
  Mark, Earl, Optimizing Solar Insolation in Transformable Fabric Architecture: A parametric search design process, FUTURE CITIES [28th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-9-6] ETH Zurich (Switzerland) 15-18 September 2010, pp.461-470  
     
  Animated Parametric Rapid Prototyping, Architecture in Computro [26th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-7-2] Antwerpen (Belgium) 17-20 September 2008, pp. 897-904.  
     
  Mark, Earl; Gross, Mark; Goldschmidt , Gabriela (2008) A Perspective on Computer Aided Design after Four Decades , Architecture in Computro [26th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-7-2] Antwerpen (Belgium) 17-20 September 2008, pp. 169-176.  
     
 

Mark, Earl , Simulating Dynamic Forces in Design with Special Effects Tools, Predicting the Future [25th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-6-5] Frankfurt am Main (Germany) 26-29 September 2007, pp. 219-226.

 
     
  Mark, Earl, Animating the Design Studio, Communicating Space(s) [24th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9541183-5-9] Volos (Greece) 6-9 September 2006, pp. 574-581.  
     
  Martens, Bob; Earl Mark and Nancy Yen-wen Cheng, Thresholds between Analog and Digital Representations, Communicating Space(s) [24th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9541183-5-9] Volos (Greece) 6-9 September 2006, pp. 372-383.  
     
  Mark, Earl, Inter-related Scaled Models of the Built and Natural Environment: Merging CAD with Satellite Image Viewing, Architecture in the Network Society [22nd eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9541183-2-4] Copenhagen (Denmark) 15-18 September 2004, pp. 480-488  
     
  Mark, Earl, Programming Architectural Geometry and CNC: Advancing A Design Paradigm with Mathematical Abstraction, Digital Design [21th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9541183-1-6] Graz (Austria) 17-20 September 2003, pp. 337-342.  
     
  Mark, Earl and Aish, Robert, Exploring New Pathways Between Physical and Virtual Models - The Vaults at Fountains Abbey, Connecting the Real and the Virtual - design e-ducation [20th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9541183-0-8] Warsaw (Poland) 18-20 September 2002, pp. 464-470.  
     
Recent Articles Citing My Work Feigum, Paula, Jeffersonian Geometry, Fabric Architecture Magazine, July/August 2008, article about my design studio.  
     
  Chadwick, David, Ordering Nature, CAD User, May/June 2009, report on Smart Geometry conference cites my presentation on design studio teaching.  
     
Recent Research and Creative Work Jamestown Statehouse, A high resolution computer model of Jamestown’s Statehouse is now incorporated into a permanent exhibit at the Archaearium Visitor Center, Jamestown, 2006. 2003 - 2006
     
  Reconstruction of Structure 160, The archeological team reconstructed this original long house based in part upon my computer reconstruction developed in collaboration with them, fall 2006. 2002 - 2005
     
  Jamestown Statehouse and Long House Reconstructions, computer renderings and reconstructions published in Kelso, James, Jamestown The Buried Truth, University of Virginia Press, 2006. 2002 - 2005
     
  A Reconstruction of the Academic Village, digital animated reconstruction for the Fall 2006 Capital Campaign Kickoff Dinner, developed as a part of a multi-media event in collaboration with Along Came Mary Productions (Los Angeles) and Bart Kresa (Los Angeles), Production Designer, 10, 2006. 2006
     
Recent Service Co-Chair Workshop on Parametrical Modeling, CAAD Futures 09, Montreal, Canada, June 2009 2009
     
  Tutor and Presentor, Smart Geometry Conference 2009 - Present
     
  Harvard IT Summit, Co-organizer with Stephen Ervin, GSD, Summit on strategic policies and direction for Schools of Architecture, Forthcoming, 2.2008 2008
     
  Fulbright National Architecture Screening Committee, IIE, New York. 2004 - 2007
     
  International Review Committee of ECAADE 2001 - Present