Returning to Hawaiʻi after practicing in Southern California for over two decades, Mark Tagawa, AIA, LEED AP, joins G70 as Principal. Tagawa has practiced for over two decades in Southern California leading the design of healthcare, education, workplace and residential projects.
His recent work includes: UCLA Health Neuropsychiatric Replacement Hospital; Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center; the Los Angeles Lakers Training Facility; Permanent Supportive Housing for the Weingart Center; and the award-winning University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu Administration and Health Sciences Building.
Previously with HOK and Perkins&Will, Tagawa personally connects with clients to shape program and function into form and space. Born and raised in Honolulu, Tagawa has been a guest lecturer and a regular design critic for studios at UH Mānoa, UCLA, USC, Cal Poly Pomona, and Sci-Arc. He is a graduate of the School of Architecture at the University of Hawaiʻi and an alumnus of ʻIolani School.