Mark Sparrowhawk is responsible for design, coordination and construction of the exterior envelope and associated elements on all Richard Meier & Partners’ Los Angeles Office projects. He previously spent more than five years as a project architect on The Getty Center.
Mark returned to the UK in 1997 to work on the design of the London Eye, and rejoined Richard Meier & Partners in 2000 to serve as a project designer for the San Jose City Hall project and has been involved in the technical design of all the office’s projects since, including the UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles; Mandeville Place, Philadelphia; Stark Sculpture Garden at The Getty Center; 9200 Wilshire Boulevard; 9399 Wilshire Boulevard; Gagosian Gallery Addition, Beverly Hills, the 450,000 SF United States Courthouse, in San Diego, California, and the One Beverly Hills project currently under construction in Beverly Hills.
Additionally, Mark has worked on award-winning projects in London, Barcelona, Riyadh and San Francisco while at architecture firms including Foster & Partners and Marks Barfield Architects (London); Holt Hinshaw Pfau Jones (San Francisco) and Jones Partners (Los Angeles, CA).
Mark was appointed Associate in 2002, and Senior Associate in 2006. He received his Bachelor of Science and Diploma in Architecture at the East London University.