Project Partner

Mark Edwards Butler

Director

Project Partner

Mark Edwards Butler

Director

Experience and Design Philosophy. Mark is a highly experienced and passionate Australian designer who constantly strives for design excellence through an innovative and imaginative approach to the architectural process. He has extensive international experience working in Australia, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Algeria and the Middle East. He has worked collaboratively on a variety of international and award winning projects during the past 20 years with highlights such as, the Watercube for the Beijing 2008 Olympics (2003-2008), the iconic residential project, City Gardens in HCMC (2006- 2012) the design of the Zenith Theatre and Exhibition Centre for the Arab Arts Festival (2015), in Constantine, Algeria. Architectural solutions are created through the discourse that occurs between the client’s functional and operational needs and numerous other elements including technology, innovation, cultural, natural and built environments. Collaborating with local architects and immersion into the local culture is paramount to the understanding of sense of place and the appropriateness in the creation of a distinctive, rich and enduring architecture. The ethos of nature, beauty, balance, inspiration, appropriateness, honesty of design, clarity of form and structure, fit and economy are central to the design process resulting in architecture of relevance and timelessness. Finally of utmost importance, is to deliver a design that meets the client’s satisfaction.

Email: markbutler@butlerassociates.com.au