Mark Lawler studied at the University Of Newcastle and after gaining experience in Sydney and Newcastle, Mark established his own practice. Mark spent an initial 10 years operating his own office and another 10 years in the partnership of Seymour Lawler Architects. Mark resumed his own practice following the dissolution of the Partnership in 2009. During his career, Mark has competed a wide range of building types including housing, commercial and institutional projects.
Mark is responsible for all aspects of the office and maintains his involvement through all stages of a project. Mark has been actively involved in the Royal Australian Institute of Architects and served as Chairman of the Newcastle Division for five years. Mark was a member of Newcastle City Council’s SEPP65 and Urban Design Consultative Panel for 10 years. Mark maintains his passion for Architecture through his travel and reading. Mark’s other major interest is surfing, where his enthusiasm far out weighs his ability.