Bringing Midwestern values, while treating each project as if it were his own.  Listening to improve solutions and bring value.

 

Designing and Drawing with both the client's inspiration and spirit, while keeping in mind the execution and the contractor's effort.

 

Douglas looks forward to speaking with you on how he can contribute to

enhancing your dream.

what:

Solutions with Unique Surprises, providing simplicity.

OTHER PROJECT TYPES CONSIDERED

project types

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  • New Construction
  • Mixed-Use
  • Town-homes
  • Small-Lot
  • Zero Lot Line
  • No Condominiums
  • Limited to 30 total Units
  • Throughout California.
  • Tenant Improvements
  • Additions
  • New Construction
  • from 3,000 SF to 80,000 SF
  • specializing in Production Studios and Offices for Movie, Photo, Broadcast, Gaming, Advertising,
  • Throughout California.

FREE TRAVEL EXPENSES WITHIN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

project locations

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  • City of Los Angeles
  • County of Los Angeles
  • Culver City
  • Manhattan Beach
  • Palm Springs
  • Yucca Valley/Joshua Tree
  • Pasadena
  • City of Ventura
  • Ventura County
  • City of Oxnard
  • City of Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara County
  • Beverly Hills
  • Santa Monica
  • West Hollywood
  • Burbank
  • City of Irvine
  • Newport Beach

 

and beyond.

 

 

Where is your Project?

how:

Direct, trusted, communication.

Speed and Efficiency

Commercial professionalism to

Home Design.

Detail and Warmth of Home brought to  Commercial Design.

balance & cooperation

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service types

process

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Flexible pricing and Agreements/Contracts

1)

How much do you need and how much will fit?

Start with with a Programming  and Feasibility Study.

2)

What could it look like?

Concept Design.

Point of Contact is the Principal-in-Charge, designing and documenting the solution.

 

Mobile Office using Building Information Modeling (BIM)

 

Efficiency = savings

3)

4)

Tell the City and Contractor your design intent for Construction.  The Design  Documentation/Plan Check Documents

Guidance through Construction.  Construction Administration (Observing Construction by the Client's General Contractor on the Client's behalf).

Levels of Service during Documentation Phase, further flexibility:

BUILDER SET

Minimum amount of documentation/drawings for City Building and Safety Plan Check of Design Intent.

missing detailed information and specific finishes

difficult to competitive bid

pros:

least upfront fee and time

cons:

construction conflicts = cost and time

STANDARD SET

Builder Set + Additional Interior Elevations, details, and finishes selected either by the Client or Client's Interior Designer but documented by DP>a

not working directly on the selection of finishes or furniture.

easier competitive bid

pros:

decrease in construction cost and conflicts

cons:

greater upfront fee and time

FULL SET

Standard Set + Interior Design Services; where DP>a works with the Client directly selecting finishes and furniture

working completely with DP>a for Design Services

one point of contact

pros:

full integration

cons:

greatest upfront fee and time

What is your Story to be told?

why:

20 + years of experience, designing your dream.

Zoning Restrictions, Building Codes, Building Science, Energy Efficiency, Permitting, Documentation, and Construction require unique and informed solutions.

 

DP>a is a Licensed Architect which requires years of apprenticeship, exams, and continuing education.  And has accumulated over 76,000 Digital Resource Files covering Code, Building Science, and Design.  Along with over 2,800 product websites bookmarked.  This knowledge base is continually growing.

Find creative ways to solve problems. 
Good design can be a profitable investment.

Get the most out of each site and project.

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collaborators

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George Elian, Projects Design (Los Angeles) is a Designer with over 40 years of Professional Experience specializing in projects of varying scale from commercial (educational facilities, civic and mixed use)  and restaurants, from buildings to interiors along with custom residences.  George has also been active in furniture design, and graphic design, including company brochures, catalogs and corporate identity programs.  George is one of the first Graduating classes of SCI_Arc's history.  Douglas and George have been continually collaborating since meeting in 1999

 

Michael Heacock Architects (Mill Valley, Northern California) is a licensed Architect in the State of California, and specializes in Ecological Architecture, Green Interiors, LEED Consulting in Commercial and Residential Architecture. Michael has more than 20 years of varied professional experience.  Douglas and Michael have been collaborating continually since meeting in Graduate School at SCI_Arc in 1996, both working together at DesignARC and more recently on Projects between the two Regions

 

contact:

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Los Angeles. CA. 90010

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DOUGLAS PETERS>architect

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how

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contact

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Suite 1103

Los Angeles, CA 90010

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