Harvard University Graduate School of Design
48 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Mark Mulligan is Associate Professor in Practice of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and interim Curator of the Loeb Fellowship. He is a registered architect in Massachusetts and has completed projects in the Boston area, Hawaii, Costa Rica, and Japan. Prior to establishing his practice in 1998, Mulligan worked as project architect for Fumihiko Maki’s Pritzker Prize-winning practice in Tokyo. In 2008 he edited a book of Maki’s essays entitled Nurturing Dreams: Collected Essays on Architecture and the City. Mulligan has published numerous essays about contemporary Japanese architecture as well as translating Japanese authors into English. In winter 2014, he collaborated with art history professor Yukio Lippit to organize the exhibition "The Thinking Hand: Tools and Traditions of the Japanese Carpenter" as part of the 40th anniversary celebration of the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.
From 2011 to 2014, Mulligan was program director for the GSD’s Master in Architecture Degree. Prior to assuming the role of Curator, he was a member of the Loeb Fellowship Selection Committee (2009-2011). His long engagement with the program has included inviting Fellows as guest lecturers and design jurors and helping to organize special projects with GSD students (e.g., the MudWorks project constructed by the Loeb Fellows and GSD students in front of Gund Hall in spring 2012).
Mulligan received his BA from Yale University and his MArch with distinction from the GSD. He is an avid violinist and tenor who performs regularly with the Boston Symphony as a member of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus.
Sally Young, Program Coordinator, has been administering the Loeb Fellowship Program since 1998. She organizes lectures, seminars,and symposia at the GSD; collaborates with Loeb Fellows and the Exhibitions Department in implementing the Loeb Fellows Exhibition program; and co-curates the Bruner Loeb Forum with colleagues at the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence. She has been involved in the arts and the creative economy as a founding Board Member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown, Mass., and is a watercolor artist specializing in “urban sketching.” She is a graduate of Bates College and holds a Masters Degree in Community Organizing and Social Planning from Temple University.