D. Mark McDonnell


"As between clear blue and cloud,
Between haystack and sunset sky,
Between oak tree and slated roof,
I had my existence. I was there.
Me in place and the place in me."
—Seamus Heaney

Mark McDonnell joined Pelli Clarke & Partners in 1996. His work on institutional and commercial projects is focused on technical design, project management, and specifications. Mark’s recent projects includes the South Station multi-phase air rights development in Boston, ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Yale-NUS College in Singapore, the Yale Science Building in New Haven, and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University.

Favorite Building: Säynätsalo Town Hall by Alvar Aalto.