Mark Krencik, founding Principal of mk architects, is a licensed architect with more than 25 years of professional experience. Prior to establishing his own practice, Mark was associated with several of Southern California’s premier design firms. His recent tenure as a practicing architect for Davis Davis Architects produced numerous high-profile and award-winning designs.

Throughout his career Mark has demonstrated a commitment to excellence in all phases of architectural practice. His first-hand knowledge of municipal and building codes, actionable development and entitlement strategies is evident in his strong working relationship between property owners and building officials. His strong design leadership, buildable and sustainable design principles has been recognized both nationally and locally. Award-winning designs include: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine located on the UCSD campus and ResMed Corporate Office Headquarters building located on the former site of General Dynamics in Kearny Mesa.

Diverse experience has uniquely qualified Krencik in a variety of building types. His work with multi-family and single-family residential design are demonstrated in the designs of West Park and 5th Avenue Lofts both located in Park West, one of San Diego’s oldest communities.

Mark has been a State of California licensed architect since 1987 and has a deep sense of civic commitment and responsibility. Mark currently is an active member on the Peninsula Community Planning Board and Chairman of the architectural review board. Mark is especially proud of this work, believing that one has to be involved in creating better solutions.

Awards received include U.S. Green Building Council - LEED Gold 2012, two San Diego Architectural Foundation People Choice ORCHID Award 2009 and Architectural ORCHID Award 2002, Concrete Masonry Design Award 2008, SDAPA Design Merit Award 2004, SARA Design Award of Honor 2003, San Diego Home/Garden Award of Excellence and his projects have been recognized by Associated Builders and Contractors, Themed Entertainment Association and published in Architecture magazine.