We are deeply engaged–with our work, our clients, and with the most pressing and fascinating issues in our field.

Rami el Samahy, AICP


As a founding principal at OverUnder, Rami el Samahy has played a leading role in a wide range of projects, including exhibitions, cultural and institutional buildings, tactical urban design, and large-scale urban developments. Recent work includes a new museum in Haverhill, Massachusetts; ongoing urban design consultation for MassDevelopment’s Transformative Development Initiative; and design g…

Mark Pasnik, AIA


Mark is a founding principal and licensed architect in Massachusetts with a sustained expertise in design and architectural conservation. He has been involved in all aspects of OverUnder’s work, ranging from buildings and urban studies to conservation planning and research initiatives. Recent projects include a public library transformation in Haverhill, upgrades to an athletics building at UMass B…

Marcus Springer, RIBA


Marcus has worked for over twenty years as an architect and planner for institutional and commercial clients around the world. Marcus spent the first ten years of his career in London working at Kohn Pedersen Fox and Foster and Partners before moving to the US in 2000. He brings a broad knowledge of the design and construction process to his projects, specifically that of energy efficient and…

Soo Jin Yoo, RA


Soo Jin Yoo is an associate principal at OverUnder. She brings 20+ years of experience in a variety of project types, including residential, housing, workplace, civic, cultural, and educational facilities. Many of these projects involve meeting the needs of multiple client agencies and the comprehensive coordination of exterior envelope and integrative spaces, including acoustic properties,…

Brett Pierson, SEGD


Brett is an associate designer with broad experience in graphic and urban design. He has been the project designer for a wide range of signage and wayfinding programs, including the Belmont Hill School, City of Chicopee, EMS Boston, and Boynton Yards, while providing design support on campus-wide wayfinding projects for Harvard University and MASS MoCA. Brett often operates at the intersection of…

Foteini Bouliari


Foteini is an urban designer with a background in architecture. She has been involved in projects ranging from academic research to municipal urban design and planning efforts to large scale mixed-use developments. Her recent work includes a visioning plan for Downtown Chicopee, MA, urban design guidelines for District 2020, the legacy masterplan of Dubai Expo 2020, and design guidelines for the…

Ryu Kondrup


Ryu is a designer involved in architectural and urban projects both locally and internationally. With every project, Ryu leverages his technical knowledge of digital tools and methods in service of creating a more socially and ecologically just world. Most recently, he was a key team member on an urban study for the city of Boston, developing analytical tools for evaluating the impact of…


City of Boston
City of Cambridge
City of San Antonio
City of Somerville
City of Taunton
City of Chicopee
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
Somerville Arts Council
Swissnex / Swiss Consulate In Boston


Al Musbah Group
Bass Realty
Dimension Development
Gerding Edlen
G&P Boston Properties
Leggat McCall Properties
Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure
National Real Estate Company of Jordan


Boston Center for the Arts
Boston Preservation Alliance
BSA Space
Carnegie Museum of Art
Center for Coastal Studies
Colleges of The Fenway
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Harvard Innovation Labs
Harvard University Biological Laboratories
Harvard University Information Technology
Harvard University Office of Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Museo Maya de América
Newport Mansions
Northeastern University
University of Massachusetts, Boston
Qatar Foundation
Wentworth Institute of Technology
WOMR Radio Station


Boston Society of Architects
IVG Hospitals—Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital
Landworks Studio
Lawyers for Civil Rights
MERGE Architects
Mikyoung Kim Design
Pilgrim Parking
Relay Therapeutics
Reed Hilderbrand LLC
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Utile Architecture & Planning


Rizzoli Publications
Rockport Publishers
The Monacelli Press
MIT Press