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Mack Scogin studied architecture at Georgia Tech and became Professor of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he was chairman of the Department of Architecture from 1990 to 1995.

Merrill Elam studied architecture at Georgia Tech, completing a Bachelor of Architecture in 1971, before completing a masters in business administration at Georgia State in 1982. She has held several positions in schools of architecture in the USA and Canada. 

The firm was founded in 1984 as Parker and Scogin and later Scogin Elam Bray (with Lloyd Bray) then Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects in 2000. Bio adapted from Wikipedia.


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    1990 - The Tod and Linda Chmar House, 2164 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE, Atlanta GA. Their first full house design.  Project architects, Lloyd Bray, Susan Desko. Built by Weleh Tarkington. Structural engineer, Pruitt Eberly. Featured in Architecture Record Houses 1991; GA Houses 101. Sold in 2001 to Robert and Christina Introna.

    1993 - The Clay and Barbara Moore Studio and Playroom Addition, Atlanta GA. Featured in GA Houses 56.

    1996 - The Marchant and Ron Martin House, aka Mountain House, aka Tree House, aka Mountain Cabana, Dillard GA. 1000 sf. This was the architects' second full house design. Commissioned 1993. Featured in GA Houses 56; Architectural Record Houses 1997. Built by Winfred McKay; structural and landscape design, Marchant Martin. Sold to Steven Bennett and Chester Old. Available for rent in 2017.


    1997 - The Margaret Nomentana House, aka House in Maine, Lovell ME. 4450sf.  Built by Mark Conforte Builders; structural engineers, Uzun and Case; landscape, Michael Van Valkenburgh; photos by Timothy Hursley; featured in GA Houses 58.

    1999 - The Mack Scogin and Merrill Elam House, 64 Wakefield Drive NE, Atlanta GA. 3600sf. Photos by Timothy Hursley; built by Hammer Construction; landscape, Edward Dougherty; structural engineer, Palmer Engineering. Featured in Architectural Record Houses 1998.  Still owners as of 2021.


    2003 - The Radcliffe and Loran Bailey House and Studio, Atlanta GA. 2200 sf. Engineering, Palmer; built by John Wieland. Featured in Architectural Record Houses 2004.

    Around 2003 - aka House in Brookline MA.  Landscape design, Michael Van Valkenburgh; photos by Timothy Hursley; built by Dynamic North Construction; structural, Palmer Engineering.

    Sources include: Architectural Record, GA Houses.