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Arturo Vasquez del Mercado

Senior Associate, Architect

San Francisco, California

Arturo is an accomplished architect, urban designer, and educator with over 30 years of experience. He’s the lead design architect for most major projects on the west coast with a heavy focus on collaborating with leadership, guiding design practice, mentoring young staff, and developing the commercial sector to diversify the Company’s portfolio.

With a strong sense of design and acute cognitive skills, Arturo can draw creative vision from listening to his clients and synthesize those ideas into built form. His extensive expertise in architecture, urban design history, and theory have enabled him to help develop facilities for a wide range of sectors. His most beloved project? The Precision Cancer Medicine Building at UC Mission Bay, stating it was a transformative project for our San Francisco office, the client, and the community.

Having just moved to San Francisco, California last year, Arturo has been taking his time enjoying the beautiful Bay area. He loves long distance running and is active in races of all distances.

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