Mark Lueke is an aspiring architect living in New York City. He went to the University of Kentucky where he earned a B.A. in Architecture. Currently, he is pursuing his Masters of Architecture in his third and final year at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation where he has had the opportunity to work with NASA and the government of the Dominican Republic. His travels have taken him to London, Dublin, Tokyo, Rome, the Dominican Republic, and upcoming trip to Beijing, all of which have fueled his interest in the relationship between architecture and its urban context. When he is not in studio, he enjoys photography and an occasional glass of bourbon.