Mark English Architects, AIA


Services Provided
Architectural Design & Planning, Green Code Compliance, Interior Design

Areas Served
San Francisco, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, the Peninsula.

Business Description
Mark English AIA and his associates at Mark English Architects create beautiful modern architecture, exploring the power of simple forms and spaces specific to place and client desire. Since its founding in 1992, Mark English Architects has designed numerous residential and entertainment spaces throughout California, Texas and Mexico. The firm has a special interest in building in the urban context, with half of its work occurring in San Francisco.

Mark English Architects offers a designer's sense of artistry, supported by practical knowledge gained from years of direct hands-on building experience, having worked as a carpenter on his first realized home design at the age of 19. The team respectfully guides the the client towards what could, and what should, happen in a space - so that they are both pleased and surprised by the results.

Mark's undergraduate experience at CalPoly included rigorous training in engineering and structural principles. Incorporating practical experience with structural systems and energy efficiency to the project early helps to streamline the design process.

Graduate studies at the Syracuse University campus in Florence, Italy complemented Mark's interests in Greco-roman and Mesoamerican archaeology and history.

As a licensed architect, Mark has supported the profession and his colleagues through participation in the AIA, the local AIA's Small Business Committee, and by coaching his peers on new strategies for social media and marketing. He has also promoted principles of energy-efficient design as it relates to compliance with California's Title 24 energy code, as well as green building programs such as Green-point Rating and the California Solar Initiative.

Mark English is the editor of two respected online magazines, and along with co-editor and writer Rebecca Firestone, has created a forum for the local architectural community with"The Architects' Take". A second online publication, "Green Compliance Plus" features residential energy compliance case studies and advice, as well as serving as a portal for Residential Title-24 services tailored for architects as clients.

The Firm is located in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood.
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523 Francisco Street,
San Francisco, California,
United States, 94133 
Fax:
(415) 362-9104 
License #:
C18594 
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Hi, thank you. I think we found it at YLighting.com
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It's very close to 12 inches.
April 12, 2014 at 10:21pm      Thanked by Lorelle Pottie
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And width as well please?
April 12, 2014 at 11:23pm   
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Lorelle Pottie
The gap around the outside.... is there more strip lighting there as well?
April 12, 2014 at 11:24pm   
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I'm not sure I understand the question.
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Hi, approximately 15 feet wide, 20 feet long.
April 6, 2014 at 8:48pm   
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Do you mean he door system?
April 6, 2014 at 9:27am   
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Porcelanosa.
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What"s the name of the tile from Porcelanosa?
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It's natural cedar left to weather.
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7-Day Plan: Get a Spotless, Beautifully Organized Entry Hall

Take your entry from scuffed up to spiffed up, restoring total cleanliness and order in just a week Full Story
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I always have too many pairs of shoes/boots/sneakers in the hallway. I have no place else to put them. Everyone just takes them off and leaves them where they land.... so messy. There is only a very narrow hallway (about 3 feet maybe) so there isn't room for a storage unit and the front closet is packed with winter coats and tool stuff at the bottom and top of the it. I have no answers for decluttering except to have my basement and attic refinished. But these are very nice pics and ideas for others. :)
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We love the wall color. What color is it?
April 16, 2014 at 6:57am   
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It was custom made by a local awning company.
April 3, 2014 at 8:45am   
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Mark English is a talented architect who has been a guest speaker at our community outreach meetings. His complete knowledge of his craft and compelling insigh...
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Over the years we have worked with Mark English Architects as the General Building Contractor on a variety of highly successful construction projects. Mark Engl...
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I had great experiences working with Mark and his team. We used Mark’s services on two remodeling projects in San Francisco, and both times Mark has done fantas...
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I am an Interior Designer and I have been working with Mark English for the last 18 months on my own home, which is a very complex remodel on Telegraph Hill. I ...
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I have worked with Mark English numerous times over the course of the last five years in my capacity as a construction project manager. I have participated wit...
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