Marc Manack

Architecture
Associate Professor, Architecture
Storrs 143
704-687-0101

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Marc Manack AIA NCARB is an architect, an associate professor at the UNC Charlotte School of Architecture, and is founding principal of the architecture and design practice SILO AR+D.  

His professional design work and creative practice have been recognized nationally and internationally in numerous publications, exhibitions, and design awards. In 2016, Manack was selected as an Emerging Voice by The Architectural League of New York, a competition that recognizes North American individuals and firms with distinct design voices and significant bodies of realized work.  In 2018, SILO AR+D was recognized as a Next Progessive by Architect Magazine. 

Manack’s research focuses on the relationship between design processes, project delivery, and organizations of practice. He is interested in how that relationship is affected by emerging cultural and technological phenomena, leading to advanced possibilities for expression and new definitions for practice in architecture.  He has taught previously at the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture, Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design, and at Ohio State University's Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture, from where he is also a graduate. Visit Website.

Explore HIS recent work

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MANACK'S FIRM AND STUDENTS DESIGN HABITAT HOUSE PROTOTYPE: Habitat for Humanity Cabarrus County was looking for help in rethinking the design of their houses to be more efficient and more affordable. Manack was intrigued by the challenge and took on the task pro bono through his firm, SILO AR+D, enlisting the participation of two undergraduate architecture students who are designers with the firm, Amelia Gates and Nick Sturm.

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