Mark Pasnik is a professor of architecture at Wentworth Institute of Technology and a founding principal of the architecture and design firm OverUnder. He co-authored Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston and edited the books Henry N. Cobb: Words and Works 1948–2018 and Justice Is Beauty: MASS Design Group, all published by the Monacelli Press. Mark has received the AIA Young Architects Award and recognition for his scholarship from the Graham Foundation, Docomomo US, the Boston Preservation Alliance, Historic New England, and the Boston Society of Architects.
Mark’s professional projects range from a conservation management plan for Boston City Hall to the design of a hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. His academic studios at Wentworth have engaged with with state and city agencies to study the future of Paul Rudolph’s Government Service Center and Marcel Breuer’s Madison Park campus high school. Mark serves as chair of the Boston Art Commission and was selected in 2020 as an Out100 honoree, a designation which recognizes “culture-shifting impact” by members of the LGBTQ+ community.