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Mario Gooden, an architect and professor based in Charleston, is a partner with Huff + Gooden Architects, recipients of numerous AIA design awards. He previously worked with Zaha Hadid Architects of London and Steven Holl Architects in New York. Mario was the Louis I. Kahn Distinguished Visiting Professor at Yale University during the spring 2005 semester, and in 2006 will return to Yale for a five-year appointment as Adjunct Associate Professor. A magna cum laude graduate of Clemson University with a B.S. in Design, he earned a Masters in Architecture from Columbia University, where he was the recipient of the prestigious McKim Prize. He is a Fellow of the second class of the Liberty Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.