Mark Moreno

Mark Moreno

Mark Moreno

Title: Associate Professor
Office Location: Architecture 124
Phone: (269) 471-6398


  • M. Arch, Harvard University Graduate School of Design 1991
  • B.S. in Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington 1985


Since 1992 Professor Moreno has worked at four universities in focus areas related mainly to Placemaking, drawing, and Person/Environment relationships.  His teaching methodologies emphasize hands-on experiences.  In 2011 he received the Daniel Augsberger Excellence in Teaching Award.

Professor Moreno has worked for many firms and on his own, as Stockton Moreno Designs.  He shares his professional expertise widely within his community, and is always promoting walkability and quality sense of place.  For about 12 years, he served on the board of directors and long range planning committee at Curious Kids Museum, Saint Joseph, MI, and helped to facilitate development of Silver Beach Center which includes Curious Kids Discovery Zone, Shadowland Ballroom, the Carousel and Whirlpool Field splash pad.  He currently serves on the board of directors at Citadel Dance and Music Center and actively engages in stage set designs and constructions. 

Current Research or Professional Activities

Founding Director: Renaissance Kids

Since 2007, and with a passion to teach young people, Moreno promotes the discipline and impact of Architecture on our lives through the summer architecture camp, Renaissance Kids (SM).  The program serves between 120 to 150 kids each year and employs 2 to 3 students each summer with dedicated assistance from area professionals.  See