A leader within the firm for over 40 years and a founding member of the University of Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning’s Dean Council, CannonDesign honored Mark R. Mendell, FAIA, MRAIC, by naming the largest design studio within Hayes Hall after him.

UB Mendell Dedication ceremony

(left to right) Michael Tunkey, AIA; Brad Lukanic, AIA; Nathaniel Mendell; Raquel Halty; Dean Robert G. Shibley.

“The CannonDesign/Mark Mendell Studio reinforces our firm’s commitment to UB’s School of Architecture and Planning, as well celebrating our mentor and friend,” said Brad Lukanic. “My participation on the Dean’s Council wouldn’t exist without his efforts as a charter member. Mark’s vision guided CannonDesign; we hope his legacy inspires UB students to impact the future of design.”

Read the B/a+p article about the long-standing partnership here.