Mark Gillem, School of Architecture & Environment

Mark Gillem

Practice Areas: Brownfields, Urban Sprawl, Urban Design, Sustainable Urbanism

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Mark Gillem is an academic expert in architecture and urban planning, especially related to reinvigorating postindustrial cities and brownfields. He studies sustainable urbanism, which is an ecological approach to architectural and landscape design that balances social and environmental needs. He is the director of the urban design lab and the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments.

Recent Media:
The futuristic city of Telosa might be coming to Utah (Utah Business Magazine, Jan. 10, 2022)
'A reckoning is near': America has a vast overseas military empire. Does it still need it? (USA Today, Feb. 25, 2021)
Neighborhoods need to be designed more like military bases (Motherboard, Dec. 4, 2017)
Solar contractor SolTerra kept getting cut from developments for cost, so it became a developer (The Oregonian, May 26, 2015)
Gillem receives design awards for military base plans (Archinect, July 23, 2014)
Military planners want to make bases worldwide more walkable (USA Today, May 19, 2012)