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Mark Baechler

Mark Baechler

Assistant Professor

McEwen School of Architecture
Science, Engineering and Architecture
TE-214 Sudbury Campus


Mark Baechler is an assistant professor at the School of Architecture where he teaches graduate and undergraduate architectural design studio and architectural theory courses. He holds a Bachelor of Architectural Studies and a Master of Architecture professional degree from Carleton University in Ottawa. From 1999-2013, he practiced architecture with the Toronto firm Teeple Architects Inc. Mark is a Registered Architect with the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA).


  • Master of Architecture, Carleton University
  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies, Carleton University

On The Web


Research Topics and Current Projects

1) Wood Furniture and Architecture: Wegner Variations: Danish Wood Furniture and Architecture, The Birch Chair: A Design Exploration of Hardwood Species in Northern Ontario Forests, and Mark Baechler Architect: Workshop 

2) Architectural Drawing: Abrahamic Architecture: Drawing Series, Light and the Absence of Light: Graphite Drawing and Sculpture Series, and Mark Baechler Architect: Drawing Room



Selected Architectural Drawings

Abrahamic Architecture Drawing Series (2013-2020)

Selected Publications and Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

Baechler, M. “Drawing the house of Abraham” Drawing: Research, Theory, Practice, Volume 2, No.1 (2017): 143-155

Baechler, M. 2016. “Drawing Abrahamic Architecture.” In proceedings of Design Communication Association Biennial Conference: Communicating Speculative and Creative Thinking, Bozeman, Montana, 2016, 169-175. Bozeman: Design Communication Association

Baechler, M. 2016. “Abrahamic Mythological Universe.” In proceedings of ACS 8 Architecture, Culture and Spirituality Symposium. New Harmony, Indiana. June 2016.

Baechler, M. & Gaber, T. “The Voice of Abraham’s House.” Faith and Form: The Interfaith Journal on Religion, Art and Architecture. Vol.XLIX, No.3 (2016): 8-10.

Baechler, M. 2014. “Abrahamic Architecture.” In proceedings of ACS 6 Architecture, Culture and Spirituality Symposium.  University of Toronto, Trinity College, Toronto, ON. June 2014.

Selected Built Works

Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, Wembley, Alberta - Teeple Architects (2015)

Sherbourne Common Pavilion, Toronto, Ontario - Teeple Architects (2012)

Sisters of St. Joseph Convent, Peterborough, Ontario - Teeple Architects (2009)

Trent University Chemical Sciences Building, Peterborough, Ontario - Teeple Architects (2004)

Eatonville Public Library, Toronto, Ontario - Teeple Architects (2001)