Founding Principal, Mark Cavagnero Associates
Mark Cavagnero, FAIA, founded Mark Cavagnero Associates in 1988, and has guided its growth into a design-centered practice serving clients internationally. His work embodies a timeless quality, visible in a broad range of renovation and new construction work.
Mark brings over three decades of expertise in planning, design and construction, seamlessly integrating environmental, cultural, and contextual strategies for a holistic approach to various building types, from education, museums, theaters, and civic design to residential architecture. His projects are known for careful attention to balanced natural light through all parts of the building, in support of activities and wellness of the occupants.
He is currently engaged on projects throughout North America, including the new San Francisco Moscone Center Expansion; San Francisco Conservatory of Music; the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, Quest Diagnostics headquarters in New Jersey; as well as projects for Salesforce across Asia.
Mark Cavagnero Associates has been honored with more than 100 awards from international, national, state, and local organizations. Mark has been recognized with the AIACC 2010 Distinguished Practice Award and the AIACC 2015 Maybeck Award for outstanding lifetime achievement, among many other accolades.