Mr. Buckelew rejoined Breslin Ridyard Fadero Architects in August 2017 after interning at BRF from 1999 until 2001. During this hiatus, he gained a wide range of professional experience at two other firms in Eastern Pennsylvania.  Mark earned a Bachelor of Architecture Degree cum laude at Temple University and a Bachelor of Science Degree cum laude from Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a recipient of the Temple Architecture Program Bachelor of Architecture Award and the Da Vinci Prize.  Before attending Temple’s Architecture Program, he worked over 20 years in various construction trades ranging from masonry and carpentry to being a certified journeyman electrician.  Mark brings to BRF a comprehensive knowledge of code, specifications, construction technique and documentation, and contract administration.

PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Educational K-12

  • Sacred Heart Elementary School Gymnasium Addition and Alterations
    Diocese of Philadelphia
    Oxford, Pennsylvania
  • St. Philip Neri Elementary School Gymnasium Addition and Alterations
    Diocese of Philadelphia
    Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
  • New West Vincent Elementary School
    Owen J. Roberts School District,
    Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
  • New Pfaff Elementary School
    Quakertown Community School District,
    Quakertown, Pennsylvania
  • New Monocacy Elementary Center
    Daniel Boone Area School District,
    Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
  • Adaptive Reuse – Former Mill/Factory to K-12 School
    Renaissance Academy Charter School
    Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
  • Alterations to Owen J. Roberts Middle School
    Owen J. Roberts School District,
    Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • Addition and Alterations to East Norriton Middle School
    Norristown Area School District
    Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • New Wilson West Middle School
    Wilson School District,
    Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
  • New Daniel Boone Middle School
    Daniel Boone Area School District,
    Douglasville, Pennsylvania
  • New Bishop McDevitt High School
    Diocese of Harrisburg
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Additions and Alterations to Pennridge High School
    Pennridge School District,
    Perkasie, Pennsylvania
  • Additions and Alterations to Central Bucks High School East
    Central Bucks School District,
    Doylestown, Pennsylvania
  • Alterations to Northern Lehigh High School
    Northern Lehigh School District
    Slatington, Pennsylvania
  • Alterations to Peters Elementary School
    Northern Lehigh School District
    Washington Township, Pennsylvania

Career and Technical Institute

  • Alterations to Tompkins College Center
    Cedar Crest College
    Allentown, Pennsylvania

Municipal /Institutional

  • New Reading Southwest Fire Station
    Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Central Bucks Family YMCA
    Doylestown, Pennsylvania
  • Hanover Township Municipal Complex
    Haverford, Pennsylvania

Healthcare

  • Fit-out for new Children’s Dental Surgery of Bethlehem
    Children’s Dental Surgery
    Hanover Township, Pennsylvania
  • Alterations and Upgrades for Code Compliance
    American Surgery Center, United Medical
    Wilmington, Delaware
  • Fit-out for new PMC Bartonsville Health Center
    Lehigh Valley Health Network
    Bartonsville, Pennsylvania
  • Emergency Room Expansion
    Moses Taylor Hospital
    Hanover Township, Pennsylvania
  • Curtain Wall Replacement
    Chestnut Hill Hospital
    Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania

Senior Living

  • Addition and Alterations to Somerford Place
    Five Star Senior Living
    Hagerstown, Maryland
  • Alterations to Foulk Manor South
    Five Star Senior Living
    Wilmington, Delaware
  • New Millcroft Memory Care Residence
    Five Star Senior Living
    Newark, Delaware