Mario A. DiMarco, AIA

Principal, Owner



Columbia University (1991-92) New York, New York
Graduate School of Architecture – Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design

Pratt Institute (1987-90) New York, New York
School of Architecture – Bachelor of Architecture with High Honors

The Cooper Union (1984-87) New York, New York
School of Architecture (3 year undergraduate)


Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia.

Last Employer:

Cornerstone Architects PLC

Professional Specialization:

Healthcare Architecture, Adaptive Re-use.

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Mario DiMarco is the founding principal of Mario DiMarco Architects PLLC. His responsibilities include business development, all business operations, and as a lead designer and primary resource for aesthetic design, building code compliance and over all quality control. At this time he serves as a project architect and project manager on all projects.

His 20 years of professional experience has been in all facets of the work including project architect, project manager, and studio production manager. Mr. DiMarco has a vast experience in a wide range of project and construction types and specializes in health care, adaptive reuse and various other commercial specialties. His greatest project contributions come from his sensitive and responsive designs.

Mario DiMarco Architects was founded to offer clients high quality design services that are aesthetically beautiful, highly functional and most importantly – budget responsive. We believe each project should be unique – A mirror of the values of each client and the context of each site.

We achieve our goals through a collaborative, consensus-based process engaging our clients, our consultants, and our communities. We help clients make value-based decisions and achieve clear, quantifiable results. We apply our extensive knowledge and collaborative process to achieve innovative solutions that are beautiful, functional, and inspiring. We are continually seeking to understand the client’s experience so that we can integrate what we learn into each design solution.