Mark Breeze

Research Officer, Architectures of Displacement Project

Mark E Breeze is a Harvard-trained architect, an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and a University of Cambridge-based academic. His current research is focused on the architecture of humanitarian shelter.

Mark graduated from the University of Cambridge as a Senior Scholar with a Bachelor and Master of Arts with First Class Honours, and as a UK Arts and Humanities Research Board Scholar with a Master of Philosophy with Distinction. He received his professional Master of Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design as a Herchel Smith Scholar and a John F Kennedy Scholar. He has held fellowships at The Huntington in Los Angeles, and at the United States Library of Congress.

Mark is both a licensed architect with a specialty in integrated sustainability, and an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker. He has practised architecture in Beijing, Boston, London, and New York, with a range of leading architects including Norman Foster, Sandy Wilson, MJ Long, and Annabelle Selldorf. His professional film experience includes working as a Producer, Architectural Consultant, and Field Director for the Discovery Channel and Dreamworks under Steven Spielberg. His personal work has been exhibited at the Royal College of Art, and the Barbican, London.

In the media
Architectures of Displacement
01 Feb, 2017
'Why is architecture failing refugees?'. Mark Breeze interviewed on Radio 4' Four Thought
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