OUR DESIGN PHILOSOPHY TRANSLATES INTO THRIVING COMMUNITY INTERSECTIONS & DISTINCTIVE PRIVATE RESIDENCES
We provide land-use analysis to determine the highest and best use of prospective or acquired properties, given a unique set of characteristics and constraints. Analysis of circulation and zoning studies, structural, mechanical, electrical and fire code compliance with existing or planned structures may be required.
PLANNING & LAND-USE ENTITLEMENTS
We work in some of the most complex regulatory environments in the world. Because of our experience in this area, we provide entitlements strategy for our clients; we know how to get difficult projects approved. We have a depth of experience navigating the entitlements process, with specific expertise in environmental review, according to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
We are well versed in coastal land-use issues and have extensive experience working with the California Coastal Commission. Our in-depth knowledge of this process positions us to make early planning decisions that shorten approval timelines and minimize the risk of appeals.
We are experts at navigating the design review process and garnering community and political support for projects. During the entitlements phase, we tailor deliverables with specific sensitivity to design review bodies, planning commissions, city councils and other discretionary review bodies. Oftentimes, we utilize our direct knowledge and relationships with individual members to customize presentations; addressing their unique concerns and garner approvals.
URBAN DESIGN & MASTER PLANNING
We are uniquely experienced in urban master planning for city agencies; building community support and consensus for new street, sidewalk and plazas.
We offer comprehensive architecture services through all phases of design of urban infill, mixed-use, multi-family housing, hospitality, creative office and custom residential projects. We are uniquely skilled in architectural detailing, designing all projects in 3D.
We manage projects throughout the construction phase to ensure your project is built on time, on budget and per plan. Your dedicated project manager will provide comprehensive project oversight, supervising construction in the areas of compliance, quality control, schedule and budget.
This service includes attendance at weekly on-site meetings with the construction team, providing additional etailing and specs as needed, material sourcing, value engineering and invoice review.
We offer a full range of interior design services to comprehensively integrate the architectural style and character of your project into furniture, fixtures and artwork. Custom fabrication of furniture, lighting and hardware can advance projects into the realm of exceptional.
A seamless expression of your project is achieved with thoughtful design and detailing of the exterior environment. We deliver irrigation and drainage plans alongside lighting, hardscape and planting plans to create ambient outdoor experiences. We manage consultant coordination and supervise plant selection and installation, expertly timed alongside the construction process.
BRANDING & EXPERIENTIAL DESIGN
Developing a truly unique experience is beyond shaping space. We offer comprehensive branding and experiential design for large public venues, hospitality and retail concepts by thoughtfully identifying and integrating the ethos of your brand across all consumer touch points. Carefully curated visual identity and collateral design, signage, music and lighting programs, art selection and service offerings converge to create exceptional, memorable brand experiences.