The Florida Team
Mark S. Hartley began his professional career in 1973 as a project architect for two of the Tampa Bay Area’s largest and most prestigious architectural firms, McElvy, Jennewein, Stefany & Howard and Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Inc. In this capacity, he was responsible for the design, contract documentation and field supervision of a number of complex projects such as Kennedy Square Office Building, Tampa, the Learning Resource Center of Pasco-Hernando Community College, New Port Richey and WAC Reception & Processing Center, Fort McClennan, Alabama.
He later joined Fleishman-Garcia Architects/Planners, promoted to Associate in 1981 he successfully directed several major projects including the Hillsborough County Utilities Administration Building, Tampa; Waltson’s Office Building, Tampa; Sun City Center Branch Post Office and Tampa West Business Center in Tampa. He was also directly responsible for the design and development of various residential projects.
Mr. Hartley was accepted into the American Institute of Architects in 1974, one year after graduating magna cum laude from the University of Florida. In college he was actively involved in a number of campus activities ranging from Associate Editor of the University of Florida Architectural Publications to Student Senator for the College of Architecture & Fine Arts to a Special Studies Program involving the Nantucket Institute in historic preservation documentation for the National Register. In addition, he was a member of Phi Kappa Phi National Arts & Sciences Honorary Fraternity and Tau Sigma Delta Architectural Honorary Fraternity. Other affiliations that Mr. Hartley has become associated with during his career include NCARB and SBCC.
As Mr. Hartley moved on to Independence in the field of Architecture he acquired his General Contractor’s license to expand his knowledge and ability. During this time he continued to receive recognition for excellence in Architectural Design, his work has been featured in publications such as; Florida Architect, Southern Homes, Life and Home, Tampa Bay Monthly, Tampa Bay Life, St. Petersburg Times and the Tampa Tribune. Further recognition was achieved after receiving awards of excellence from the Concrete Institute of Florida and the Hillsborough County Planning Commission.
As the founder and President of Hartley Purdy Architecture, Inc. Mark has continued to demonstrate his unique ability to creatively use readily available materials and his understanding of the construction process to produce quality, professionally recognized, yet cost effective designs.
Now as a partner in BSCSG- Hartley I Will bring my talents and Experience to focus on Construction of quality projects in Florida.