A partner at Klein Dytham architecture (KDa). Born in in the UK, graduated from the Royal College of Art in London and since 1988 Mark has lived and worked for Toyo Ito in Japan. Together with Astrid Klein, she then established KDa, working freely across disciplines that include architecture, interiors, furniture, installations, and events in 1991.
KDa's award-winning projects, including Daikanyama T-SITE / Tsutaya Books (2011), GINZA PLACE (2016) and Open House, Bangkok (2017) have become landmarks.
Mark is a frequent guest speaker at international design events, has taught at universities in Japan and beyond and in 2000 was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) for services to British Design in Japan.
Mark is also a co-founder of PechaKucha, the creative presentation format that is now active in over 1,100 cities globally.