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Tenant Improvements: Our Approach to Long Beach Commercial Architecture Projects

After a recent conversation with one of our clients who hired us for a commercial architecture project in an existing building, I thought it would be helpful to lay out our approach to tenant improvements to give you a better idea of what to expect if you hire us as your Long Beach architect. Whether …

The Question that Most Long Beach Architects Hate, But We Love!

“Why can’t we just…?” Many architects would take a question that started with these words as a personal or professional attack—one that insinuates that the architect hasn’t considered all the design possibilities, especially ones that would solve a problem or provide a feature that is important to the client. Some of the “Why can’t we …

Increased Regulation Doesn’t Have to Mean Compromise on Design

You may have missed it, but on June 30th of this year city and county buildings around the state were abuzz with activity. Architects and engineers packed local building departments to submit projects on behalf of their clients before the July 1st code change. On that day the new energy code in the state of …