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

Rami el Samahy, AICP


Rami has played a leading role in a wide range of projects, including exhibitions, cultural and institutional buildings, and large-scale urban developments. Recent work includes a master plan for the downtown district of Taunton, MA; ongoing urban design consultation for the City of Cambridge, MA; micro-apartments in New Hampshire and the design of several large-scale mixed-use developments in…

Chris Grimley, SEGD


Chris has organized, designed, and implemented experiential environments, interiors, master plans, and branding initiatives for clients ranging from small offices to large institutions. He has broad experience in architecture, graphic design, and interior design. Chris is currently leading OverUnder’s ArtFarm cultural center for the City of Somerville, and he is the project director for the o…

Mark Pasnik, AIA


Mark is a licensed architect in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and a LEED-accredited professional. He has been involved in all aspects of OverUnder’s work, ranging from buildings to urban studies to conservation planning to research initiatives. Most recently he has been a consultant to the City of Cambridge on large project review, the historian on a Getty Foundation-funded conservation m…

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…

Brett Pierson


Brett is a multifaceted designer who has played leading roles in projects at a variety of scales. He has been the project designer on design-build exhibitions for the Swiss Consulate and the Boston Architectural College in Boston, additionally contributing to the exhibition Imagining the Modern at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. He has produced print and digital matter for clients as…

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…

Shannon McLean, AIGA


Since joining OverUnder in 2016, Shannon has been crucial to designing identities, books, reports, websites, exhibitions, and signage programs for some of Massachusetts’ most well-known non-profits, museums, universities, and companies. Their work has been recognized by numerous design organizations, including AIGA’s 50 Books | 50 Covers, the Type Directors Club, and the Society for Experiential Gra…

Eric Petro


Eric is a multifaceted designer with experience on projects at a variety of scales. They have been the project designer on projects as diverse as a master plan of a large-scale industrial warehouse district in Jeddah, KSA, and a small-scale tactical urbanism project at an underpass in Somerville, MA. Eric has also worked on construction drawings for various home renovations in Boston’s South End a…

Andrew Potter


Andrew is a designer at OverUnder with a wide range of design and construction experience, from large-scale master planning to design-build installations. These include master planning for large-scale mixed-use developments in Jeddah, KSA and Malaysia; architectural design of the Mayan Museum of América in Guatemala; and several exhibit installations including at the Boston Society of Architects, …


City of Boston
City of Cambridge
City of San Antonio
City of Somerville
City of Taunton
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
Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure
National Real Estate Company of Jordan


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
Northeastern University
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
Mikyoung Kim Design
Pilgrim Parking
Relay Therapeutics
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Utile Architecture & Planning


Rizzoli Publications
Rockport Publishers
The Monacelli Press
MIT Press