About Us

Architect Mark D. Lyon, Inc.


Architect Mark D. Lyon Inc. has over thirty years of experience assisting clients in making their dreams come true.

With more than five hundred architectural projects completed throughout Southern California, we have earned a solid reputation for imaginative design, adherence to budget and schedule.

Our base knowledge of project type and agency regulations is unrivaled. Simply said, we know how to achieve and deliver maximum beauty, quality and value to your complete satisfaction.


We understand that we are a service, therefore all of our efforts are focused on you and your satisfaction. We believe communication is the cornerstone of any good relationship, so we begin by listening to you to fully understand your goals, needs and expectations.

We explain, in detail, how we are going to achieve your goals from inception through move-in. We outline agency regulations that govern the project and provide you with options for compliance.

Our project satisfaction rate is so high because we establish the design, budget and schedule very early in the process so there are no surprises. A well-planned process makes your journey enjoyable and stress free.


We are with you from concept to completion and every step along the way. As the project progresses into construction, we act as your advocate to insure that the construction is well executed and reflects your original vision.

We are Coastal Experts. You don’t need to worry about the Coastal process. We work closely with all Regulatory Agencies, Homeowner and Community Groups at the appropriate time to assure efficiency in the approval process.

You will not find an Architectural Firm that is more creative, accommodating and committed to your complete satisfaction.

San Diego Architect Specializing in Coastal Homes, Historic Buildings and Commercial Projects

Beyond being a phenomenal architect, Mark and his staff are very helpful, friendly and always made me feel that my project was their highest priority. Mark is well versed in local building requirements and procedures.

Client, Ms. Blondell