July 27, 2016 / Member News

Cho Benn Holback + Associates Announces New Principals

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Baltimore, MD (July 27, 2016) – Cho Benn Holback + Associates is pleased to announce that Brandon Schultz, LEED AP HOMES and Mark Nook have become Principals of the firm.
Brandon Schultz specializes in historic preservation and adaptive reuse projects, with an emphasis on housing and mixed-use developments. Brandon has spent 13 years at CBH+A and garnered a successful track record of tax credit projects and long-term relationships with Maryland Department Housing and Community Development, UDARP, and Maryland Historic Trust. His projects with non-profit and for-profit developers include the Columbus School, Restoration Gardens, Berger Square, and university residence halls. Brandon looks forward to continuing the firm’s long-term relationships with many repeat clients to enrich communities.
Mark Nook’s diverse portfolio spans 17 years at CBH+A encompassing commercial, educational, and residential markets.  Mark is dedicated to quality design and community engagement. Well-known projects include the Clipper Mill development in Hampden, London Town Visitor Center and Museum, St Ignatius Academy, and new STEM Buildings for both Montgomery College and Hagerstown Community College.  He is currently working on the John Eager Howard Elementary School as part of the 21st Century Buildings Plan for Baltimore City Schools.  As a Principal, Mark’s unwavering belief in the power of design to transform our environment, our city, and our neighborhood will ensure a commitment to the firm’s core values.
Schultz and Nook join Diane Cho, AIA; David Benn, AIA; George Holback, AIA; Anath Ranon, AIA; and Brian Oster, AIA as principals of the firm. Cho Benn Holback + Associates is a mid-sized architecture firm in Baltimore City, committed to creating inviting, community-oriented designs. With nearly 200 design awards in its 35 years, notable projects include the historic preservation of Camden Station, the renovation/addition at Baltimore School for the Arts, the development of Clipper Mill, numerous facilities at schools, colleges and universities, and most recently the historic renovations of both the Everyman Theatre and the Chesapeake Shakespeare Theater.
Release courtesy Cho Benn Holback + Associates