Mark P Goodwin, AIA
Mark joined Beinfield Architecture in 1999 and was elevated to Principal 2010. He has over 25 years of experience in residential design and construction as well as single-family residential development, historic renovation & restoration, commercial building adaptive reuse, restaurant and interior design projects.
Several of Mark's residential, commercial, retail and restaurant projects have won awards and have been published in national magazines, most notably the corporate offices for the travel website KAYAK.com in Stamford, CT, adding to his continuing list of adaptive reuse projects.
His interests in sustainable architecture lead to his design work for homes in Stonington, New Milford and in Wyoming, winning an AIA Connecticut Merit Award for sustainability.
Additionally, Mark has been involved in the design and construction of many of Beinfield Architecture's coastal homes and has become very familiar with FEMA flood regulations while designing projects on A-zone and V-zone designated properties along the Long Island Sound coast and it inlets.
Mark also leads Beinfield Architecture's restaurant design projects which include the award-winning Artisan Restaurant in Southport along with new restaurants in Stamford, South Norwalk, Bridgeport and Mount Kisco, NY. Having worked on over two dozen restaurant designs during his tenure with the firm, Mark finds the edgy, industrial and modern aesthetics of restaurant projects to be fresh and architecturally stimulating.
Since 2003, Mark has been an adjunct professor in the Art, Architecture + Design Department at Norwalk Community College where he teaches Architectural Visualization and Interior Design Studio courses.
In September of 2010, Mark was appointed the first Village District Consultant for Bethel, Connecticut. The VDC is charged with reviewing all proposed architectural projects in the town's newly designated village district with the purpose of maintaining the historic architectural characteristics and New England village charm of the town center.
Mark graduated with a Bachelors of Architecture degree from the catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. in 1992. While attending CUA, Mark was a graduate teaching assistant for the Environmental Systems course and won the Paranjape Award for Excellence in Graphic Presentation for his graduate architecture theses focused on a new central transportation center and reorganization plan for downtown Bridgeport, CT.
Mark had been a member of the American Institute of Architects since 1992 and lives with his wife and their two youngest children in a restored 1929 Sears Catalog Bungalow kit home in Bethel, CT.