Mark Brooks

Mark Brooks

Scholar since

Scholarship received
2022 AIA Large Firm Roundtable ARE Scholarship

Current occupation
Associate at Long Associates Architects


SUNY Buffalo (M. Arch, Bachelor’s in Environmental Design)

Buffalo, NY

Mark is a Buffalo native, graduating from SUNY at Buffalo, with a master’s degree in architecture and a bachelor’s degree in environmental design. Mark began working at Long Associates Architects, a firm with a focus on residential architecture and accessibility, in 2017 as an intern, he became a full time associate in 2018 and has been with the office ever since. Mark has participated in a number of significant projects, one of them being the Jefferson Avenue Apartments, located on Buffalo’s East Side, later winning the Award for Excellence, Project of the Year Update Region from the New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSFAH).

Mark is passionate about bringing awareness and inclusivity to the field of architecture. In 2019, he participated in Architecture + Education, an in-school program, created by the Buffalo Architecture Foundation, a partnership with Buffalo Public Schools to bring awareness and involvement in the built and natural environment.

With the assistance of this scholarship, Mark plans to take and pass all sections of the ARE, become a licensed architect and use his skills to improve and develop his community. Outside of architecture, Mark’s passions include working out, traveling, and watching a Bills, Red Sox, or Celtics game.

Go Bills!