A native to the mountains of Asheville, Mark Allison's studies have taken him to UNC-Charlotte, Pratt Institute in New York, and Copenhagen.

His practice was founded in Asheville in 2008 following professional affiliations with award winning architects in Asheville and Atlanta. With over 30 years of experience, he is currently licensed to practice in North Carolina and South Carolina. He served for six years on Asheville's River District Design Review Board, and was the 35th President of Asheville's section of the American Institute of Architects.

As a LEED Accredited Professional, his goal is that each project will be a balance of ecology, economy, and luxury.