Civic / Cultural

The Poarch Creek Indians Cultural Center pays respect to the elements of the land that the Poarch Band worked hard to hold onto as their own. Exposed timber columns and trusses, natural wood finishes and exposed stone are predominant features of the 8,400 square foot cultural center, which offers office space, an exhibition area, and […]


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Watermark takes pride in preserving history via structures that represent the architectural styles of artisans who came before us. Our work can be seen in two very different historic places along the Gulf Coast. The Saenger Theater The Saenger Theater, which originally opened in Mobile in 1927, was once hailed as “Alabama’s Greatest Showplace.” In […]


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GulfQuest is a highlight of Mobile’s waterfront, as well as a highlight of Watermark Design Group’s project portfolio. The 90,000-square-foot interactive museum is dedicated to the Gulf Coast’s rich maritime traditions. The design of the high-tech museum features a large globe rising through the roof, representing the Gulf’s connection to the world. The simulation of […]


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Watermark partnered with the State of Alabama on the design of Five Rivers, Alabama’s Delta Resource Center. This public complex, which sits on 81-acres in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, is a federally designated National Natural Landmark. Our design appreciates the location’s coastal resources, as it did the state’s financial resources. Watermark helped the state with considerable […]


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A dominant fixture along the western shore of the Mobile River, the Watermark-designed Alabama Cruise Terminal was brought to life in 9 short months as a design-build project. The building features a two-story, 66,000 square foot terminal and an attached 500-space parking deck. Visitors to the cruise terminal arrive to find six covered pickup and […]


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Watermark helped downtown Mobile’s Christ Temple Apostolic Church serve its congregation better with the design of a 12,000 square foot addition including a hall for wedding receptions, banquets, musical events and other functions. Classrooms, as well as an administrative area and large kitchen, were also included in the design. The expansion, a pre-engineered metal building […]


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