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Leadership Lecture Series: Civic

Civic architecture plays an important role in every community. Join us as we learn to understand how these architects sensitively created public icons in the East Bay with Craig Hartman, Rodney Friedman, and Mark Cavagnero.

This panel will be moderated by Susi Marzuola.

About Your Moderator

Susi Marzuola, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Susi’s passion for the particular and the greater good is the driving force behind her leadership at the firm. Her commitment to community collaboration is evidenced in the practice and all its work. Her collaborative leadership is central to the firm’s profile on advocacy issues; she speaks regularly in the community, within industry groups, and beyond. Susi is active with the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition’s Electrification Working Group and has taught at the University of California, Berkeley.

About Your Panelists

Craig Hartman, FAIA
Rodney Friedman
Mark Cavagnero, FAIA
Craig Hartman

Craig W. Hartman, FAIA, is an architect and Design Partner in Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s San Francisco, California, office. He has received an Honorary Doctor of the Arts Degree, conferred by Ball State University and an Honorary Doctor of the Arts Degree from DePaul University.

In 2001, Hartman became the youngest recipient of the AIA California Council’s Maybeck Award—an Individual Honor Award for Outstanding Achievement expressed in a body of work. In September 2008, Hartman received the Vatican’s Knighthood for Service to Society (St. Sylvester) from Pope Benedictus XVI during the dedication ceremony for The Cathedral of Christ the Light. He is a member of the AIA’s College of Fellows and a Design Futures Council Senior Fellow.

Rodney Friedman

Bio TBD. 

Mark Cavagnero

Mark Cavagnero, FAIA, founded Mark Cavagnero Associates in 1988, and has guided its growth into a design-centered practice serving clients internationally. His work embodies a timeless quality, visible in a broad range of renovation and new construction work. Mark is focused on creating tangible spaces that encourage the ephemeral aspects of human interactions.

As the founding principal of the firm, Mark provides leadership over the design of all projects within the office. He brings over three decades of expertise in the planning, design and construction and has been recognized for seamlessly integrating environmental, cultural and contextual strategies to curate a holistic design approach, through various building types from education, museums, civic buildings, theaters, and residential buildings. 


May 25 2023


6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: May 25 2023
  • Time: 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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