Corey Martin, AIA
Corey is a Design Principal at Hacker, where he has led design for a variety of projects including higher education, commercial, single- and multi-family housing, and faith-based buildings. Before joining Hacker in 2011, Corey co-founded PATH Architecture where he spearheaded the design, development, and construction of innovative, highly sustainable, and award winning single-family residences and mixed use buildings, as well as a series of high profile projects for University of Oregon. As an Oregon native, Corey is strongly influenced by the relationship between the natural and built environment of the Pacific Northwest. His background includes not just architecture but also sculpture and furniture design. Corey approaches building design as a way to frame and echo surroundings, integrate landscape, and reflect the beauty and poetry of the activities within. He has received wide acclaim for creating modern buildings that display a sensitivity to the natural environment, daylight, spatial dynamism, and craft.
Barbara A. Sestak, FAIA
Barbara is a Professor of Architecture at Portland State University. As Dean, she oversaw several building renovations and the creation of an accredited Master of Architecture program and the School of Architecture. Before joining PSU she worked in architectural offices in Seattle and Portland focusing on multi-family housing, commercial, and industrial projects. Barbara has served as AIA Portland President, 12 years on the Oregon Board of Architect Examiners, on a variety of NCARB Education, Internship and ARE committees including three years as jury chair for the NCARB Prize. She currently serves on the NAAB Board of Directors and is a member of AIA’s Design & Health Research Consortium. In 2017 AIA Northwest and Pacific Region awarded Barbara the Medal of Honor for Lifetime Achievement.
David E. Wark, FAIA
David is a Principal with Hennebery Eddy Architects, where he has pursued a diverse set of design challenges for a range of public and private clients in his career – historic preservation, urban infill, adaptive reuse, and interiors. Connecting all his projects is the preservation of our natural and cultural resources coupled with the transformative power of new ideas. For almost a decade David contributed significant time in service to the City of Portland. As the past Chair of both the Design Commission and the Portland Art Advisory Committee David reviewed hundreds of projects and planning efforts during Portland's significant densification. Through this role, he helped shape Portland's vibrant urban environment defined by coherent design, active storefronts, engaging public art, quality and permanence, and a priority for the pedestrian.