Mark L. Gillem, PhD, AIA, AICP, Principal

Mark GillemDr. Gillem has extensive experience in sustainable military planning. He has completed plans at a range of scales for all branches of the U.S. military; from real property master plans to small area development plans at over 50 military installations worldwide. His designs, form-based codes, and his collaborative design processes are setting a new standard for military planning. He is a primary instructor for introductory and advanced master planning courses for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Air Force. Dr. Gillem holds a PhD in Architecture and a Master's in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor's in Architecture with Highest Distinction from the University of Kansas. He is a licensed architect and certified planner and recently retired from the US Air Force Reserves at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Dr. Gillem also teaches as an Assistant Professor in Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of Oregon, and authored an award-winning book on military bases, America Town: Building the Outposts of Empire (University of Minnesota Press, 2007).