Design Philosophy

Our architects begin every project with a research-based discovery process. This unique method recognizes the direct relationship between deep understanding and creativity. It also fosters client’s active participation in the design process, making choices as the project develops with a shared understanding and approach to design and sustainability. We create functional, aesthetic and inspiring buildings.

Mark Markley, Principal Architect
"I love what a boutique Architectural firm can offer to its clients. Creating a close relationship with them and the design is my ultimate goal. It allows the design team to achieve successful projects that are tailored fit to the client's needs and wishes."

Meet Our Founder

Mark R. Markley Principal Architect, AIA, LEED AP

Markley Designs was founded by Mark R. Markley with the objective to develop and execute architectural designs and solutions that achieve aesthetic, functional, and financial objectives. We have experience working as a traditional architectural studio with a modern flair.

Professional Education
Bachelor of Environmental Design, University ­of Colorado Boulder
Master of Architecture, University ­of Colorado Denver
American Institute of Architects – Member
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Accredited Professional
Professional Registration

Architect: Licensed in Alabama, Arizona and Colorado

Professional Affiliations


Meet Our Team

Our architectural design team is responsible for creating a design concept that meets the requirements of our clients with the goal to provide a facility suitable to their desired use. Our team is made up of individuals who are creative and architecturally inclined to manage services in connection with the design and construction of buildings.

Abby Rutledge

Designer II

Amanda Fox

Project Manager

Logan Belz

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