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Mark Lakeman

Founder & elder of City Repair, founder & design director of Communitecture, and founder & lead instructor at Planet Repair Institute.

Mark is a national leader in the emergence of regenerative communities and places. In the last decade he has directed, facilitated, or inspired designs for more than seven hundred new community-generated public places in Portland, Oregon alone. Through his leadership in communitecture, Inc., and it’s various affiliates such as the The City Repair Project (501(c)3), The Village Building Convergence, and the Planet Repair Institute, he has also been instrumental in the development of hundreds of participatory organizations and urban permaculture design projects across the United States and Canada. Mark works with governmental leaders, community organizations, and educational institutions in many diverse communities.