People

Mark Perepelitza

Associate

AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Colleges I’ve attended and degrees earned
Master of Science, Building Science and Sustainability (University of California, Berkeley) and Bachelor of Architecture (University of Oregon)

Top 3 travel destinations
The Pacific Northwest, Germany and the UK (especially London and Bath)

Hobbies
Running, rowing (sculling on Willamette), biking, gardening and eating and drinking (love Portland food and beer culture!)

Architectural influencers
Sauerbruch Hutton. Behnisch, Christoph Ingenhoven, Transsolar and Alvar Aalto

Favorite hangout spot
Right now, pFriem Family Brewers and Double Mountain in Hood River

What I like about working at SERA
Being an employee owner, our people, and our Portland roots and focus on sustainability and performance

Fondest childhood memory
Camping with my family in Yosemite, the Grand Tetons and around the lakes of northern Wisconsin

An award I’ve won
Van Evera Bailey Fellowship for my research proposal “Innovative Window Systems for Northwest Architecture—Pursuing the Challenge of Net Zero Energy Buildings;” and a fellowship sponsored by the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) and the Architectural Foundation of Oregon (AFO) that included five weeks of travel in Europe to tour and document buildings and interview key team members

Time of day I’m most creative
Late morning following outdoor exercise, a good breakfast and coffee!

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