Mark Barlow

BA Hons | MArch | PGDip | RIBA

A multi award winning architect, urban designer and entrepreneur with 25+ years experience post chartership. Mark is responsible for the design direction of the practice as the Managing Director, having co-founded Logic architecture with Patrick Barrett in 2014.

Having initially studied Naval Architecture Mark switched to Architecture and graduated from Newcastle University in 1999. Having worked at various North East practices Mark become an equity partner and director of an Architectural, Planning and Interior Design practice in 2007 at the age of 32.

Mark has predominantly worked in the commercial, housing and education sectors but it has been his unique logical design approach, possibly due to his initial career as an engineer that enables him to focus very quickly on producing logical design solutions that provide clients with optimum Returns On their Investment that add value, whether that be financial, social or aesthetic.

With excellent design and stakeholder consultation skills, Marks work has received ongoing recognition through various competition and award winning accolades such as with the RICS, LA design awards and a North East ‘architect under 40’ design competition.

Mark is also a panel member of Design North East – a design review & Enabling Service and a former chairman and representative of the RIBA Teesside region and more recently a member of the Entrepreneurs Forum.

When he’s not burning the midnight oil Mark relaxes by spending time with his wife and two daughters at music festivals or messing about with cars or bikes.

The Logic...

Northern Studios, Hartlepool

Appointed by the Northern School of Art & Design Logic have repurposed the towns former bus depot and maintenance workshop to create new teaching spaces and one of the largest film studio spaces in the North of England.

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Boho Village, Middlehaven

Appointed by new developers Bright Ideas and Middlesbrough Development Company, Logic designed a range of new houses and apartments overlooking the previously regenerated Middlehaven Park in the shadow of the infamous Transporter bridge.

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Port of Liverpool

Contract Administration of Cat A Interior refurbishment of Ground & First floor offices and communal spaces

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Corporation Road, Middlesbrough

Appointed by Chaloner Group, Logic was commissioned to design a multi-story residential building that would maximise density built within the footprint of the former Cleveland Scientific Institute building.

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Teesside Advanced Manufacturing Park

Appointed by Chaloner Group on behalf of Middlesbrough Council and Tees Valley Combined Authority, TeesAMP is an 11-hectare Industrial park designed to suit Advanced Manufacturing.

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