Our Values &
Our Team

Our Values
01
Wonder ‘What’s around the corner?’
  • Be Curious

  • Seek to listen, learn, understand, grow

  • Allow for unintended consequences

  • Ask 'Why?’

02
Every line means something
  • Be the expert

  • Insist on the highest standards

  • Take ownership

03
Create 'Raving Fans'
  • Customer Obsession

  • Earn trust and guide them through the process

  • Over deliver, delight and surprise

04
Share your story
  • Take action

  • Enthusiastic, energetic, tenacious and hard working

  • Dive deep

  • Deliver results

03
Our Process
Create Raving Fans

We pride ourselves in our relationships with our clients. We get to know you and how you go about your life so we can design a space that reflects your unique values.

Relationships

We have a strong network of reliable collaborators and builders. When a client brings on a new collaborator, we make sure to build a solid relationship with them. We have found that maintaining an open dialogue among team members minimizes errors and ensures a thoughtful and well-executed finished product.

Integrating Technology

The ever-changing technological world warrants a curiosity for new tools. We actively integrate new technology and workflows into our process that help us challenge the limits of design. Computer modeling, 3d printing, VR, and AI are all included in how we analyze and adjust our designs.

Knowledge is key

New projects mean new opportunities and constraints. At the inception of a project, we begin by researching legal data on the lot, gathering County parcel reports, zoning codes and setbacks, and compiling information & data that will have an impact on the project.

We are a team of creatives driven by passion and ambition.

Milo Rivera
Project Manager

Milo’s eclectic interests and ability to visualize ideas and solutions from multiple perspectives has allowed his work to excel. He believes designing a project is an adventure. He received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Woodbury University and is currently pursuing professional licensure.

Mark W. Daniels, AIA
Founder & Architect

Mark's mission is to solve rigorous design problems through manipulation of scale, materials and use of natural light, creating bespoke solutions for each project and client. He applies his diverse skill set to generate truly unique results. Mark studied at the University of Hawaii and the Southern California Institute of Architecture and is a registered architect in the states of California and Florida.

Shaun Harris
Project Manager

Shaun's life took him from an upbringing on his family's ranch to Brazil and Canada for a number of years, shaping his design perspective. He studied architecture in Idaho and California at College of the Desert where his work was displayed at the Architecture & Design Museum in Palm Springs as well as the Marks Art Center.

Michelle Ortiz
Designer

Michelle is very passionate about storytelling through graphics and improving the built environment by combining Neuroscience and Architecture. She received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from NewSchool of Architecture in San Diego. She also studied abroad in Santiago de Compostela Spain, Moving Boundaries, an immersive Architectural program that hosts students from around the world.

Tyler Mohr
Senior Designer

Tyler's fascination with temporal qualities of the built environment shape his design ideology. Tyler's design process is predicated on an intimate understanding of site and it's unique context. Ultimately this process affords an integrated, holistic vision for each project he works on. Tyler holds a bachelor's degree from Colorado State University and a master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Lindsey Dierig
Designer

Lindsey is a passionate designer with focuses in digital fabrication, robotics and ceramics. Her work has brought her around the world from Los Angeles to Florence, Italy, where she has worked to create conceptual designs from rigorous modeling. Lindsey received her Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University as well as her Master’s in Advanced Architectural Design from the Weitzman School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Thomas Crowley
Senior Project Manager

Thomas is a seasoned design and sustainability professional with over two decades of experience in the field of Architecture. With a keen ability to strike a balance between practicality and purpose, he specializes in transforming challenges into opportunities. Thomas's expertise lies in his deep understanding of clients, communities, and project sites. He excels at developing innovative solutions through analytical thinking and creativity, ensuring every project he undertakes achieves both its intended objectives and sustainability goals. Thomas earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Philadelphia University and holds a dual MBA/MPA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School, making him uniquely qualified to tackle complex, environmentally conscious projects.

Lindsey Dierig
Designer

Lindsey is a passionate designer with focuses in digital fabrication, robotics and ceramics. Her work has brought her around the world from Los Angeles to Florence, Italy, where she has worked to create conceptual designs from rigorous modeling. Lindsey received her Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University as well as her Master’s in Advanced Architectural Design from the Weitzman School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Lindsey Dierig
Designer

Lindsey is a passionate designer with focuses in digital fabrication, robotics and ceramics. Her work has brought her around the world from Los Angeles to Florence, Italy, where she has worked to create conceptual designs from rigorous modeling. Lindsey received her Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University as well as her Master’s in Advanced Architectural Design from the Weitzman School at the University of Pennsylvania.