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Every great architect is-necessarily—a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time.  -Frank Lloyd Wright

Professional Associations

  • Secretary - Mesa County Board of Adjustments
  • Former Chairman - Mesa County Planning Commission
  • Redlands Mesa Golf Community - Design Review Committee
  • Federal - Energy Star Partner
  • Local - Better Energy Advocates of Mesa County
  • Better Business Bureau

Major Seminars/Conferences Attended:

  • International Code Council
    2006 IBC Multi-family Construction Training
  • International Code Council
    2006 IBC Means Of Egress Training
  • AIA National Architecture Conference
  • Greenprints National Conference on Sustainability
  • Photovoltaic Design Conference
  • Energy 10 Passive Design Strategies Conference

NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: Experience and Leadership

  • Mesa View Bible Church. - Pastor
  • Plateau Valley Fire Department - Chaplain & Volunteer Firefighter
  • Grand Mesa Judo, Inc. - President


Marc E. Maurer
President, Genesis Designs Architecture & Planning, PC

  • Master of Architecture
    Arizona State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Design
    Arizona State University
  • Professional Architect Registration: Colorado

“When a manmade environment transcends mere building and takes on the enduring qualities of meaning and place, then it, like an arch in the desert, has become a work of architecture.” —Marc Maurer

Marc Maurer founded Genesis Designs Architecture and Planning in 1991. Marc received his Master of Architecture degree with a specialty in energy efficient design, from Arizona State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is registered in Colorado.

Marc’s design specialties are sustainable architecture and planning with a special emphasis on energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, healthy buildings, and environmentally sensitive and resource-efficient design. His extensive portfolio includes custom residential and commercial buildings, luxury and conservation neighborhoods, multimillion-dollar commercial and institutional complexes, comprehensive town planning, and mixed-use developments.

Marc served as an architectural consultant for Redlands Mesa Golf Community, a course that has consistently received high rankings from Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, Golf Week, Links Magazine and Sports Illustrated.

Marc is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys skiing, hiking and camping with his wife and four children. He is an active member of Mesa View Bible Church and Grand Mesa Judo, Inc. He lives on 15 beautiful acres in Mesa, Colorado.


  • 2003 Parade of Homes
    Best Exterior Design, 
    Interior Design and Kitchen Design

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