Firm Introduction

Mark Beall & Associates was established in 2000 on the guiding principles of creating beauty, focused on sustainability and functionality through the synergy of the site, the natural world, and human interaction.

We are committed to engaging people with their surroundings. The distinctive environmental qualities of each project are thoughtfully considered to both inspire and activate the senses. Our award-winning project experience in both large public spaces as well as residential projects is as a result of effective client collaboration and dialogue.

Extensive experience in best practices, CalGreen codes and LEED certification has informed our ethical and practical approach to attend to the fragile ecosystems of our modern ecology and landscape.

Our collaborative “team-based” design approach with both our clients and other disciplines brings a distinctive viewpoint and experience to the design process. Our firm’s commitment also extends into the construction phase with our technical expertise, project management and our attention to every detail regardless of project budgets ranging from $50,000 to over $50million.

Mark D. Beall | ASLA

Mark Beall Portrait

Mr. Beall’s focus on the firm’s diverse projects assures a point-of-view that will maximize participation and consensus in developing a balanced project. As founding principal of Mark Beall and Associates, Mr. Beall is responsible for the firm’s overall direction for performance, including principal in charge and senior project manager responsibilities on select assignments.

Mark is a strong advocate for his client’s interests and has the ability to listen and to build consensus between all stakeholders. He remains committed to ensuring that all project participants are provided the opportunity to share ideas and cultivate a collaborative design solution that integrates all programmatic parameters.

Relevant Project Experience

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

A COMMUNITY OF FRIENDS

  • 226 & 235 S. Berendo St Apts – Los Angeles, California
  • Osborne Street Apartments – Los Angeles, California
  • Asset Management Landscape Analysis – 36 ACOF Properties
  • Rayen Apartments – North Hills, California
  • Woodland Terrace – North Hills, California

EAST LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY CORPORATION

  • Boyle Hotel – Los Angeles, California

HOLLYWOOD COMMUNITY HOUSING CORPORATION

  • Orchard Gables – Los Angeles, California
  • Mariposa Apartments – Los Angeles, California

MENORAH HOUSING FOUNDATION

  • Parthenia Senior Housing – North Hills, California

LA FAMILY HOUSING

  • Day Street Apartments – Tujunga, California In Construction
  • Palo Verde Apartments – Sun Valley, California Completed

LA HOUSING PARTNERSHIP

  • Oakridge Mobile Home Park – Sylmar, California

SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES

WESTSIDE UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT

  • Gregg Anderson Academy – Lancaster, California

PALM SPRINGS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

  • Cabot Yerxa Elementary School – Desert Hot Springs, California
  • Julius Corsini Elementary School – Desert Hot Springs, California
  • District Landscape Standards – Palm Springs, California

NORTH ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

  • Fullerton Community College – Fullerton, California
  • Cypress Community College – Cypress, California

WHITTIER UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

  • California High School – Whittier, California

TRANSIT

  • Union Station – Los Angeles, California

MASTER PLANNING

  • Silver Lake Master Plan – Los Angeles, California
  • Painted Turtle Camp – Lake Elizabeth, California
  • Westside Children’s Center, Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION
Towson State University / 1984 / Bachelor of Business Administration

REGISTRATION
1992 State of California, Landscape Architectural Registration C3640

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS
Member, American Society of Landscape Architects
Southern California Horticulture Society
U.S. Green Building Council
Former Board Member, Committee to Save Silver Lake’s Reservoirs

RECENT HONORS AND AWARDS
2013 ORCHARD GABLES – California Preservation Foundation Award
2013 BOYLE HOTEL – LA Consevancy Award
2012 PALO VERDE APARTMENTS – Chairman’s Honorable Mention: LA Business Council