Mara Baum, AIA, EDAC, WELL, LEED Fellow co-leads HOK’s global health and wellness design practice, with a focus on improving the well-being of the people who occupy workplaces, buildings and communities. Based in San Francisco, she also provides strategic leadership for sustainable design and consulting across the firm’s Healthcare practice.
Mara sits on the USGBC’s LEED Advisory Committee and is an online faculty member for the Boston Architectural College Sustainable Design Institute, where she teaches Green Building and Health and Sustainable Design of Healthcare Facilities. She is a WELL AP, WELL Faculty member, LEED Fellow, licensed architect and holds the EDAC (Evidence Based Design Accreditation and Certification) credential.
4 Ways Healthcare Facilities Improve Patient Well-Being | Building Operating Management
USGBC Northern California Community Members Learn About WELL | USGBC
Mara Baum on Healthy Buildings, WELL Certification | Retrofit Magazine
HOK Joins Well Living Lab Alliance | HOK News
Mara Baum to Be a Leader of HOK’s Health and Wellness Initiative | HOK News
University of California, Berkeley
Master of Architecture and
Master of City and Regional Planning
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture