Mark Mack is an architect, professor emeritus at UCLA and dj based in Venice, California. He established his own firm MACK Architect(s) in 1984 with projects ranging from cultural, residential and institutional buildings in the US, to hospitality and mixed-use complexes in the Middle East and large housing projects in Austria and Korea. In 1977 he started teaching at the University of California at Berkeley. Since 1993, he has been a Professor of Architecture at AUD at UCLA. Additionally, he has been a member of the visiting design faculty at Harvard University, Rice University, University of Chicago, and SCI-Arc and he has lectured widely in the United States, Asia and Europe. Several Progressive Architecture awards and solo exhibitions at the SFMOMA and the Museum of Angewandte Kunst (MAK) in Vienna as well as many participations in the International Architectural Biennale in Venice. Mack has retired his architectural practice and teaching appointments in 2019 and currently works on his fledgleing career as a music promoter and as DJ Orange among other interests around enhancing our fragile urban and rural environments.