Marc Pfenninger, AIA, LEED AP

Principal - San Francisco

Marc joined STUDIOS in 1999 and was promoted to Principal in 2009.

Marc sees his primary role as a guide for his clients, helping to bring their project visions and goals into reality. He is adept at navigating the complex decisions that arise during the strategic planning, design and construction process, and at leading his clients to achieve high quality design solutions. Marc is also extremely focused on understanding the cultural and practical needs of his clients and uses these unique qualities of an organization to develop design solutions that bring clear identity to their projects while being highly functional. With his in-depth knowledge of the design and construction industry, Marc is adept at working with very complex projects while achieving pragmatic and elegant solutions.

Marc Pfenninger

Education & Accreditation

  • University of California, Berkeley Master of Urban Design
  • Syracuse University Bachelor of Architecture
  • D.I.P.A., Florence, Italy Architectural Studies Program


  • Licensed Architect, California
  • LEED Accredited Professional


  • American Institute of Architects