Profile

Mr. Mark Forth, AIA

Owner,
Mark Forth Architect

Contact Details

Mark Forth Architect
Laguna Hills, CA

Bio

Mark holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Syracuse University and a minor degree in Architectural Civil Engineering Technology. He has practiced in the Boston, Massachusetts area since 1983. A member in good standing with the American Institute of Architects (AIA), he has continued to pursue additional education through coursework at the Harvard University - Graduate School of Design and the Boston Architectural College as well as many other resources, to stay current with the art and the business of Architecture. He is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), accredited by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - Accredited Professional (LEED-AP), a member of the Internation Interior Design Association (IIDA) and holds active licenses in several state jurisdictions throughout New England and beyond.

Mark's personal expertise is in the coordination and delivery of high quality architectural services for high profile or complex projects. Since 1983, Mark has worked with several Boston based firms producing designs for public housing, hotels, museums, office space and residential projects. After creating the firm Mark Forth Architect, Inc., he has continued to produce designs for high quality commercial spaces, public museum and private exhibits, and to provide design and contract administration services on large-scale hospitality projects.

Education

Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York, United States
B. Arch., 1983
Architecture
1977 To 1983

Boston Architectural College
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Master Certificate, 2007
Sustainable Design
2005 To 2007

Hudson Valley C.C.
Troy, New York, United States
Associates in Applied Science, 1981
Architectural Civil Technology
1979 To 1981

Job History

Mark Forth Architect, Inc.
Principal | Owner
Irvine, CA, United States
March 1997 - present

Boston Architectural College
Practice and Adjunct Faculty
June 2005 - August 2011

IA Interior Architects
Managing Director and Principal
Boston, MA, United States
October 2007 - May 2010

Ahearn | Schopfer & Associates
Senior Associate | Managing Director
Boston, MA, United States
January 1993 - March 1997

HNTB
Architect
July 1992 - October 1993

Jeff Kennedy Associates
Architect
August 1990 - April 1992

Ahearn | Schopfer & Associates
Staff Architect
June 1986 - December 1989

Developmental Resources, Inc.
Project Manager
May 1985 - February 1986

CityDesign Collaborative
Project Manager / Staff Designer
March 1984 - May 1985

Union College
Assistant Campus Planner
August 1983 - February 1984

Specialties

  • Architectural Design
  • Bid Evaluation
  • Code Compliance
  • Construction Documentation: Drawings
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Procurement
  • Contract Administration
  • Design-Build
  • Existing Facilities Surveys
  • Expert Witness
  • Facility Evaluation Services
  • Interior Design
  • LEED Certification Services
  • Lighting Design
  • Postoccupancy Evaluation
  • Program Management
  • Programming
  • Project Administration
  • Project Representation
  • Schedule Development / Monitoring
  • Site Analysis and Selection
  • Space Planning
  • Space Schematics / Flow Diagrams
  • Special Bidding
  • Special Building Type Consultation
  • Special Furnishings Design
  • Strategic Facility Planning
  • Supplemental Documentation
  • Sustainable Building Design
  • Tenant-Related Services

Affiliations

  • Boston Architectural Center (BAC)
  • International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Interests

  • Sailing, Fishing, Travel, All Three!