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Marks Architects has extensive experience designing buildings for food service. We are constantly working on individual and national corporate projects nationwide with projects ranging from renovations to tenant improvements, to freestanding projects.

Over the last 15 years, we have created national rollout designs, prototypes, and unique designs for the most recognizable major restaurant corporations.

Our team of architects and engineers clearly understand the challenges of designing and permitting restaurants. We have successfully processed multiple conditional use permits variances, specific plan amendments, and design review applications for many freestanding and drive-thru restaurants.

Marks Architects provides a comprehensive range of services to our clients such as:

  • Prototype adaptation
  • Equipment and decor design
  • Full computer 3D renderings
  • Feasibility reports
  • Leed Certified design capabilities
  • Project management
  • Permitting expertise at the Planning
  • Building and Health departments.
    We Exist to Design Great Things     


Marks Architects merged with Urrutia & Associates in 2016.  Together we now have over 70 years of combined experience to better serve our clients.

Collaboration is at the heart of each project and it is how our team of Architects, Engineers, Landscape Architects, and interior designers create successful and cost effective solutions for our clients.

Our team is Licensed in California, Texas, Arizona, Utah & Virginia


San Diego, California

2643 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

Palm Springs, California

165 N Luring Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262