Mark Bastian, Vice President and Senior Project Director at Strang, was named Senior Associate in January.
In announcing the promotion, Strang President Larry Barton praised Mark for his leadership, performance and design skills. Larry also pointed to the great job Mark has done in managing Strang’s largest projects productively and on-time, within defined construction budgets.
“Mark has strong design awareness and has done a superb job mentoring the staff assigned to his projects. Client feedback has been equally positive. We feel he will bring added management strength to our board meetings and improve our overall leadership effectiveness,” Larry said.
A licensed architect in the State of Wisconsin, Mark has more than 20 years of experience working on a variety of corporate, cultural, education and residential projects throughout the nation and the world. Mark’s experiences range from the design of commercial interiors to construction oversight for multi-million dollar mixed-use projects.
In 2014, working as Project Architect for the Alliant Energy Center’s New Holland Pavilions in Madison, it was named one of the top projects of the year by the Daily Reporter.
He worked as Project Manager and Lead Designer on the restoration of the 109-year-old Delta Upsilon Chapter House on Frances Street in 2015, a project which was recognized with the Madison Trust for Historic Preservation’s Rehabilitation Award.
Currently, Mark is Senior Project Manager for several performing arts centers including the Confluence Center for the Arts in Eau Claire, American Player’s Theater in Spring Green, Northern Sky Theater in Door County, and the Hamel Music Center at the UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music.
Mark has a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology and is a registered member of the American Institute of Architects.
Established in 1935, Strang is an award-winning integrated architecture, engineering, interior design and planning firm. This inclusive project approach allows us to provide exceptional design for the most unique and challenging projects within the science and technology, commercial, higher education and civic + cultural sectors.