Impassioned individual seeking to share his own career knowledge and absorb that of others to promote a better built environment
 Mark Wilson MCIAT - Profile:
Mark Wilson is a Chartered Architectural Technologist and practitioner in architectural and building design solutions. He has a passion for building design technology and innovation that is affecting the construction industry now and that which will govern its future.
Mark has a comprehensive understanding of design for construction, with a practical and flexible approach to building design problems. He has gained his working knowledge with building contractors, property developers and in private practice. Mark is now principal at Design Office Architectural Ltd, based in Leeds, which has operated successfully over the past 15 years. His specialist skills lie in design for retro-fit, in addition to new build and the application of current and appropriate technology at all levels.
The BuildingDesignExpert.com web site has been developed by Mark to provide construction industry professionals with an information rich portal on key subject areas that influence the built environment, including a blog, and audio podcast series now available on iTunes.
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