MACK SCOGIN & MERRILL ELAM

Building Architects

Merrill Elam is a principal in the firm of Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects, Inc. In Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to her practice she lectures and teaches frequently, having served as a Visiting Critic at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and SCI-ARC, Southern California Institute of Architecture; as the Louis Henri Sullivan Research Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago; the William Henry Bishop Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at Yale University and the Harry S. Shure Visiting Professor in Architecture at the University of Virginia. Mack Scogin is a principal in the firm of Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the Kajima Professor in the Practice of Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design where he was the Chairman of the Department of Architecture from 1990 to 1995.

Together, they received the 2012 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Architecture, the 2011 Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1995 Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a 1996 Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design, the 2006 Boston Society of Architects Harleston Parker Medal and a 2008 Honorary Fellowship in the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Projects by Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects have received numerous design awards including seven National American Institute of Architects Awards of Excellence. Their work has been widely featured in popular and academic publications on architecture and exhibited at many museums and galleries.  One Museum Place is the first condominium design for the renowned pair and earned the 2018 Award of Merit for Design Excellence from AIA Georgia.