Mark Griffith

Mark Griffith, NCARB, AIA, LEED AP BD+C


"Society's needs have shifted, becoming focused on 'experience'. This has created a need for spaces to be more inviting, allowing for face to face interaction and shared memories. Placemaking is one of my passions: First life, then spaces, then buildings – any other way never works."

Mark Griffith is the managing principal of MG2’s Irvine, California office. With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, he has a vast breadth of knowledge and a holistic vision honed by the study of both architecture and business. In his early career he oversaw the business development, architectural design, engineering, project management and construction services for major clients within the entertainment industry including Disney, Universal Studios and Sony. More recently his work has focused on the hospitality industry. At this stage in his career he is particularly passionate about directing, mentoring and inspiring his team. Mark is an effective leader with a keen awareness of his work’s many facets and an expert ability to achieve clients’ business and design goals.

Mark in three words: Passionate. Committed. Entrepreneurial.