Mark Buckland

Mark Buckland

Culver City, CA, US



I am a California Registered Architect, with 10 years of project management experience in mostly Institutional types projects such as schools, museums, and courthouses.


Brooks + Scarpa, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

Responsible for the management of primarily Institutional type new and rehabilitation projects (school, museums, border crossing station) - many of which had historic designations, through all phases of project delivery. Duties consisted of client meetings/minutes, code analysis, consultant coordination, cost estimate reviews, contract compliance, overseeing design development and construction document production, detailing (including other projects in office), plan check process, construction administration – including preparation of Add. Service proposals, peer review of most other projects in office, and mentorship of young staff.

Nov 2007 - Oct 2015

Tetra Design, Inc. (now called IBI Group), Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Manager

Initially hired as a full-time contract draftsman in 2000, and promoted to Project Manager after 5 years. Responsible for the simultaneous management of $70-90 M of various type I and II projects (schools, courthouses, M&O facilities) through all phases of project delivery. Duties consisted of client meetings, programming, concept design presentation, consultant coordination, code analysis, cost estimate reviews, DD and CD document production, plan check, and contract administration. Familiar with both DSA permitting and LEED™ certification processes.

Jun 2002 - Jul 2007

Self-employed in Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Draftsman/Model-maker

AutoCAD consultant (production drawings) and model-making for high-end residential/development and educational projects. Furniture designer and fabricator. Clients: Tetra Design, Inc., Chris Ward & Assoc., Wayne Fishback & Assoc., James Bowen Architect

Feb 2000 - Jun 2002

james Bowen AIA Architect, Los Angeles, CA, US and San Francisco, CA, US, Associate

Computer network manager, consultant coordinator, model-making and construction document production for high-end residential projects. Duties also included shop drawing review during contract administration phase.

Jan 1998 - Feb 2000


University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1985 - Jun 1991

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Aerospace Engineering

Transfer to College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning.

Sep 1983 - Sep 1985