Professional Registration: GISCI - Certified GIS Professional, 2005
Education: B. Landscape Architecture, Landscape Architecture: Regional Landscape Assessment, California Polytechnic State University, 1995
Professional and Community Organizations: American Society of Landscape Architects, URISA, San Diego River Coalition, San Diego Riverwatch Volunteer Monitoring, San Diego Stream Team
Experience: With a background in landscape architecture, resource planning, and GIS, Mark Carpenter oversees Resource Management and Technology services at KTU+A. His project experience includes a vast range of project types and scales such as: county-wide compatibility modeling projects; watershed management planning, parcel specific suitability modeling; site specific conceptual design and feasibility studies; mitigation/restoration planning, visual simulations; site specific 3-dimensional landform development; and large and small-scale site planning and construction documentation.
Mark’s leadership and ability to integrate scientific understanding, technical expertise, and design has allowed him to focus on environmental planning and design projects aimed at balancing the management of natural and cultural resources with human activities. Recent clients have included public agencies, private developers, and local non-profit groups. He is accustomed to working within multi-disciplinary teams on complex or controversial projects in either a lead or supporting role. Mark’s commitment and passion for environmental stewardship is evidenced by his thoroughness and capacity to understand more than just the details of a particular project, but also the goals and objectives of the client organization. Mark’s non-profit clients are regular beneficiaries of his enthusiasm through pro bono or reduced rate professional services and volunteer hours.