City Gardens

333 12th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Good design is a great combination of common sense, unusual imagination, clarity of purpose, aesthetic insight and a deep reverence for the love of life.

- Millard Sheets


Macy Architecture

Macy Architecture is a versatile architecture and interior design firm based in San Francisco. We strive towards the highest standards of contemporary practice; to realize optimal architectural solutions using the best of current technology within the parameters of each project. We listen carefully to our clients in order to be responsive to their needs while always framing our work within the larger social and environmental context. We realize design solutions that are sensible, handsome, durable, cost-effective, resource-efficient and environmentally sensitive.

Principal Mark Macy, AIA, LEED® AP, has over 25 years of experience working with diverse clients on challenging and unique projects. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo in 1985. He went on to study in Florence, subsequently working for the noted Italian architect Cristiano Toraldo di Francia (Superstudio). He returned to California and worked nine years for the award-winning firm of Fernau & Hartman in Berkeley, eventually becoming their Senior Project Architect. In 1994, he co-founded ARC Manufacturing Company, which developed and manufactured a unique low-voltage lighting system. He has taught courses in architectural design at the California State University International Program in Florence, Kent State University’s program in Sesto Fiorentino, and at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.