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Mark A Silva, Architect

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Mark A Silva, Architect creates place as a direct reflection of you and your site. As an award winning architect, Mark makes your project a fusion of your dreams, the personality of the site, and the authenticity of architecture.


Judy Hollis
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Dec 2007

We hired Mark to design a new house for us. I chose Mark as one of the architects to interview because he was amenable to designing a contemporary structure using steel framing. In the process it wa... Read More

Dawson Design Group
Relationship: Colleague
Project Date: Jan 2015

I have had the pleasure of working with Mark Silva and his team on at least 7 new home or major remodel projects over the last few years; I cannot say enough about him! I own a medium-sized interior d... Read More

Lynn VanDerWerf
Relationship: Colleague
Project Date: Jun 2016

Mark was the 9th architect interviewed and hired to restore a 1965 Mission Beach Mid Century Modern home to it's former glory as a jewel of the 21st century. He was a professional delight to work wit... Read More

Stephen Nicol
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Mar 2011

We originally hired Mark to design a new home for us but he convinced us that our 1960s era Mid Century Modern home had good "bones" and to remodel it instead. After seeing similar remodels that he ... Read More

Tim Flynn
Relationship: Client
Project Date: May 2016

We hired Mark in 2013 to reimagine a modern house on Mount Soledad in La Jolla. The starting point was not easy. Busy street. Poor soil. Narrow lot with a steep slope. The brief was to conjour a ... Read More

Marc Linkjendal
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jan 2015

I found Mark Silva online back in 2014 after the initial meeting at our house in San Diego California Pacific beach, I knew he was the man for the job. He took our 1950 ranch-style house and turned it... Read More

Leticia Baez
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Aug 2008

We hired Mark to design our home after losing our home to a wildfire. In the beginning, Mark came to our lot and took the time to get a feel for where the house was going to sit. Views, wind, sun, et... Read More

Jean Silva
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Mar 2009

Mark Silva did a complete home remodel in 2009. My husband and I were extremely happy with every aspect of his professionalism. He listened to our concerns and desires with respect. He was creative bu... Read More

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