Mark Sciberras is originally from Melbourne, Australia, and educated at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane where he qualified with a Bachelor of Built Environment and a Bachelor of Architecture in 2001. Mark relocated to London in 2006 and has since worked on several masterplanning, cultural, commercial, retail and residential projects with some successful practices such as Foster & Partners, Grimshaw & Patel Taylor. Mark currently holds registration as an Architect in Queensland, Australia, and practices architecture in a new collaborative design studio which he established in East London called ‘Common Ground Workshop.
Since completing his architectural education, Mark has worked on a number of building projects and a range of architectural competitions. Notable building projects include: Heathrow Terminal 1 Airfield Pier, Southampton Waterfront Masterplan, Abu Dhabi Cultural Centre ‘Qsar Al Hosn’ and New Apple Stores in China. Competition work includes: London Kings Cross Gasometer Public Space, Atlantic City Holocaust Memorial Pavilion, Yeosu, Expo 2012 Pavilion, Abu Dhabi Land Art Generator, Detroit City Masterplan and The Green Square Aquatic Centre.
Mark’s interests also include exploring new opportunities through collaborations with other creative disciplines such as musicians, visual artists, graphic, product, fashion designers and performers. He has demonstrated this interest by producing and promoting multi arts events in Brisbane between 2004 – 2006 and is currently working on multi design events and shows in London through his practice ‘Common Ground Workshop’
Common Ground Workshop
Common Ground Workshop is a design practice which harnesses creative energy through evolving collaborations which work towards ‘building projects and ideas with people at its heart’.