Mark Erdly, AIA

Principal - Mumbai, Washington, DC

Mark believes bringing talented people with diverse perspectives together to collaborate can yield innovative and transformative design. This is integral to STUDIOS’ culture and is a key reason Mark joined the firm. With his diverse leadership experience, Mark sees potential to leverage STUDIOS’ unique assets—a combination of market penetration, brand differentiation, and resources of an elite large firm and the dexterity, imagination, and entrepreneurship of a small boutique practice—to help the firm toward its next generation of development. Mark’s commitment to design excellence and experience leading highly complex projects aligns with the vision and values of STUDIOS, where he will continue to drive innovative design.

With over 20 years of experience as an accomplished architect and design firm executive, Mark has led large-scale, design-focused projects in the US and internationally. His diverse work includes new corporate campuses, sustainable master plans, high-rise, mixed-use, and higher education projects. His experience in strategic market development and organizational planning will inform unique strategies for the firm’s continued evolution. As a Principal, Mark will help progress STUDIOS’ position with existing and new clients and markets; lead clients and projects; promote collaboration; and assist in development at all levels of the organization.

Mark Erdly

Education & Accreditation

  • Cornell University Bachelor of Architecture


  • Registered Architect, Washington, DC
  • Registered Architect, New York


  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) Member