Principal, Anderson Anderson Architecture, San Francisco
Professor of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley
M.Arch. Harvard GSD, 1986
B.A. History, Asian Studies, Pacific Lutheran University, 1982
Professional Registrations and licenses
Fellow, American Institute of Architects
Registered Architect in California, Washington, Hawaii
General Contractor, California
Mark Anderson has broad experience in building design and construction, as an architect, builder and educator. In partnership with his brother, Peter Anderson, in the firm, Anderson Anderson Architecture, he has designed and constructed numerous award-winning building projects in the United States and Asia and has also directed construction technology research projects, exhibitions and public art installations for museums and events in the United States, Europe and Asia. He is a founding partner of Bay Pacific Construction, and has built extensively as an architect and a general contractor in California, Washington State and in Japan, where he has also lectured widely on construction technology issues and served as a consultant and project collaborator with government agencies.
In addition to extensive experimental works in drawing, prototyping and urban design, Mark Anderson’s work in building design and construction focuses on technology innovation and off-site prefabrication applied to unique sites and cultural conditions. His architecture work has received many competition prizes, design awards, and international publications and exhibitions. Mark is honored as a Peer in The United States Commission for Excellence in Architecture and the Arts, and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. He is Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches advanced design studios in architecture and urban design, with a particular emphasis on design for rapidly developing cities in Asia. He is a frequent lecturer at universities and museums in The United States, Europe and Asia, and has written and published extensively on issues of architecture and urban design.