Mark von Werder

Mark von Werder

Farmington Hills, MI, US



Architectural design and construction professional with 30 years experience in project management on architectural projects ranging in size up to 1.5 million square feet.  Building types include retail (regional retail centers), hospitality, liturgical, student housing, educational, and workplace. Fluent in all aspects of the design and construction process:  planning, programming, design, development, proposals/ contracts, consultant coordination, construction documents, value engineering, specifications, and construction management.


Employment, Farmington Hills, MI, US, Founder/ Manager

An architectural design and project management consultancy that leverages 30 years experience in all facets of architectural project management; planning, design, technical detailing, value engineering, construction management.

Mar 2020 - current

JPRA Architects, Farmington Hills, Michigan, Principal/ Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities include firm management, project management, design and production coordination and construction administration.

Feb 1998 - Jul 2020

Constantine George Pappas, A.I.A., Troy, Michigan, Project Manager

Responsibilities included planning and design, construction documents, specifications, and field observation.

Dec 1992 - Feb 1998

SSOE, Inc., Troy, Michigan, Project Manager

Responsibilities included design, and construction documents.

Aug 1992 - Dec 1992

MBDS, Inc. Architects, Lansing, Michigan, Architectural Staff

Responsibilities included design, construction documents, and specifications.

Sep 1986 - Aug 1990


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, Masters, Architectural Design Concentration

Sep 1990 - May 1992

Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1983 - May 1986

Areas of Specialization