As an Associate Director at 64North, Keith Marks is responsible for the design, management, and construction of many of the firm’s most complex adaptive reuse, single family, multifamily, and hospitality projects. Keith’s work draws on his unique background successfully realizing forward-thinking, experimental design across a diversity of typologies including adaptive reuse, high rises, healthcare, residential design, hospitality, transit, tech, and arts projects.
Prior to joining 64North, Keith was a lead designer at EC3, working with clients including Google, the Bass Museum of Art, Vanke Real Estate, and Atlassian in the U.S., China, and Australia. At Rosetti, Keith spearheaded a diversity of projects including Seattle’s Century Link Field, Michigan’s Continental Services Innovation Center, New York’s Arthur Ashe Stadium, Green Bay’s Titletown District Master Plan, and the Los Angeles Lakers’ UCLA Health Training Facility, in addition to retail, restaurant, and hospitality projects nationwide. At Meis, he also contributed to the design of multiple projects including Rome’s Stadio Della Roma. His individual work has focused on design innovation, including providing humanitarian support to communities internationally, such as his Mobile Playgrounds in Bolivia with the International Design Clinic. Most recently, Keith was a lead designer at HOK, leading the design of creative office, hospitality, and education projects for clients including USC and Farm+Feed. His work has been featured in Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and ArtForum. Keith has also taught architecture at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, Woodbury University, and Lawrence Technological University.
Born in Buffalo, Keith received his Masters from the Southern California Institute of Architecture with distinction, where his work was recognized with the Gehry Prize, and graduated with distinction from Lawrence Technological Institute, where he received both a Bachelor of Science of Architecture and a Bachelor of Interior Architecture. Beyond 64North, Keith enjoys sculpture, writing, and forays to his home in Bali.