Mark Schatz MArch ’80, FAIA, has joined ELS Architecture and Urban Design as principal. He will serve as director of programming and planning for community, library, and senior center design. Schatz brings more than 32 years practicing architecture in San Francisco, most recently as a principal with Field Paoli. He has focused his career on community design projects, including more than 50 libraries, community centers, recreation centers, and other neighborhood facilities, most of them in the Bay Area. He also teaches at U.C. Berkeley, where he heads the summer architectural internship program, and at California Polytechnic State University.

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