Anne Schopf


Anne Schopf FAIA

In her role as Design Partner at Mahlum, Anne provides inspired leadership across the firm’s healthcare, student housing and education studios to ensure the firm’s vision of creating healthy and sustainable communities. Under her leadership Mahlum was recognized with the 2014 American Institute of Architects Northwest and Pacific Region (AIA NWPR) Firm Award.

A dedicated champion of design excellence and environmental stewardship, Anne’s projects and professional activism continually enhance the discourse on design and place. With more than 50 regional and national design awards to her credit, most recently a 2015 AIA National Healthcare Design Award for the Pediatric Emergency Department at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, she continually strives for the highest quality of design within strict parameters of performance.

Anne is the recipient of the 2013 AIA NWPR Medal of Honor, the highest commendation presented to an individual by the Region, recognizing excellence in design, the practice of architecture, architectural education and service to the profession. She received a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in both Civil Engineering and Building Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is a registered architect in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, New York, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Louisiana, Hawaii, Alaska and Missouri.

Mark Cork


Mark Cork AIA, LEED AP Partner

Mark leads the firm’s higher education studio and serves as Partner in Charge of Operations. He offers a wealth of insight into planning and facility issues for colleges and universities. His engaging management style and detailed knowledge of facility planning strategies have enabled him to provide deft leadership for numerous campus projects, including the University of Washington West Campus Housing Phase I, which won a 2013 National AIA Housing Award and a 2013 SCUP Honor Award for Excellence in Planning.

Mark will leverage his management skills to support the health of the firm as he oversees and guides all aspects of Mahlum’s operations.

Mark serves on the Board of Directors for both AIA Seattle and AIA Washington Council where he advocates for the architectural profession and public policies that promote healthy, livable communities. A LEED Accredited Professional, Mark holds a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University and is a registered architect in Washington, California and Oregon.

David Mount

David Mount AIA, LEED AP Partner

David leads Mahlum’s K-12 practice and is widely recognized for his creative and integrated solutions to educational facilities. His technical understanding and design sensitivity have helped deliver sustainable, inventive and effective environments for learning inside and outside of the classroom. Committed to a collaborative approach, David has led projects that have been recognized with more than 40 design awards, including several AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) honors, three A4LE (formerly CEFPI) MacConnell Award finalists, and two AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten Green projects.

David has served as chair of the AIA Seattle Committee on the Environment and is currently on the board of Washington Green Schools, a non-profit organization committed to supporting environmental education in schools across the state.

With his broad understanding of all aspects of project delivery, David directs the firm’s Integrated Practice initiatives, ensuring the highest caliber of design, technical and management innovation throughout all areas of our work.

David holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arizona and is a registered architect in Oregon and Washington. He is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Kurt Haapala

Kurt Haapala AIA, LEED AP Partner

Kurt is an industry leader in the planning and design of student life and housing facilities. Having worked with over a dozen college and university campuses across the West, he has built the firm’s higher education housing studio into a nationally recognized practice. His design concepts were instrumental in helping to achieve LEED Platinum Certification for Ackerman Hall at Western Oregon University, the first residence hall in the country to do so. Kurt’s enthusiasm for student and stakeholder engagement has inspired his extensive research, writing and speaking on how the built environment can positively impact student outcomes.

As Partner in Charge of Business Development, Kurt leverages his passion and energy to propel Mahlum's market sectors towards clarity and purpose-driven design responses.

Kurt holds a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science and from the University of Michigan. He is a registered architect in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, Michigan, North Dakota, Wyoming and Montana, and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Kurt served as the 2011 President of the Portland Chapter of the AIA and was a 2010 & 2011 Delegate to the AIA Oregon and AIA NWPR Board of Directors.