ANTONINA MARKOFF, LEED AP BD+C
Antonina’s expertise includes a range of project types from custom homes to commercial and arts projects. She enjoys collaborating with clients and the project team defining goals and evolving designs that surprise and delight.
Antonina is passionate about confronting climate change through solutions to be found in the built environment. She maintains LEED AP BD+C sustainable design expertise and credentials. She completed Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project training in Los Angeles in 2018 and is active with the Climate Reality Project’s Bay Area chapter and with Drawdown Marin in devising and promoting government policies to reduce our collective carbon footprint and enhance quality of life for everyone.
Antonina has been active in community service focused on the built environment throughout her career. She served on a citizens’ committee in Mill Valley that formulated new zoning ordinances to promote “green” building and protect environmentally sensitive sites, creeks and habitat and helped to create the Mill Valley Design Review Handbook. Antonina was a Mill Valley Planning Commissioner from 2006 to 2009.
Antonina taught architectural design, drawing, color theory and materials at The University of Southern California, California Polytechnic University at Pomona, and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena for over 10 years.
Before co-founding Markoff/Fullerton Architects, Antonina worked with the firms of Eisenman/Robertson Architects in New York and Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Keating Mann Jernigan and Rottet, and Richard Meier and Partners in Los Angeles as a Project Architect and Senior Designer.
Antonina earned a Master of Architecture degree, with honors, from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. While attending Harvard, she studied at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland as an exchange student. Antonina earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Architecture from Yale University. Antonina is licensed to practice architecture in California.
In addition to practicing architecture, Antonina enjoys making deliveries for ExtraFood.org, skiing, hiking and dancing hip hop.
Bruce’s expertise includes a range of project types from custom homes to commercial and arts projects. He enjoys the challenge of developing specific design solutions for each unique opportunity.
Bruce researches evolving sustainable building technologies and smart growth practices seeking ways to integrate carbon reduction approaches with everyday design challenges. Bruce is active in many community focused environmental organizations including Resilient Neighborhoods, Drawdown Marin and the Climate Reality Project’s Bay Area chapter. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Marin Conservation League and completed the Environmental Forum of Marin’s advocate training program.
Bruce is active in the arts community and serves as a founding board member of the Lark Theater in Larkspur, CA, a state-of-the-art non-profit film center and client of Markoff/Fullerton Architects.
Before co-founding Markoff/Fullerton Architects, Bruce gained a broad range of experience in Los Angeles with the firms of Frank Gehry, Johnson Fain Periera, Keating Mann Jernigan and Rottet, and DMJM as a Project Manager, Project Architect, and Senior Designer.
Bruce earned a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. While attending Harvard, he studied at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland as an exchange student. Bruce earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, with a Major in Architecture and Urban Planning, from Princeton University. Bruce is licensed to practice architecture in California.
In addition to practicing architecture, Bruce enjoys hiking, swimming and travel.
Kenny is the studio’s dishwasher and he handles Accounts Receivable.