Architects Long Beach CA

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Morey Construction
2501 E. 28th st. #120
Signal Hill, CA
Service Type
Designer / Architect, Remodeler
Membership Organizations
BIA of Southern California, Build It Green, Building Performance Institute, EnergyStar, NAHB - Certified Aging In-Place Specialist, NAHB Certified Graduate Remodeler, NAHB Certified Green Professional, NAHB Remodelers, National Association of Home Builders, National Kitchen and Bath Association, National Remodelors Council
Awards
2008 Guildmaster with Distinction, 2009 Guildmaster, 2010 Guildmaster with Distinction

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LCCI
(310) 464-6220
6518 La Garita Dr
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Services
Water Supply & Wells, Entertainment & Computer, Land Clearing / Bldg Site Prep, Mobile Homes, Demolition, Carpenters, Drywall and Plaster, Landscaping - garden, Disaster Restoration, Inspection Services, Skylights, Patios, Walks, Stone Walls, Closets & Garage Organizers, Water Heaters & Tanks, Gas Piping, Plaster & Stucco, Security, Paving, Mold Remediation, Siding, Sunrooms, Handyman, Ducts & Vents, Home Automation, Home Builders, Electrical, Waterproofing, Doors, Concrete Foundations, Solar…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 4 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional)
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 846996

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Orange Construction and Remodeling
(714) 719-1344
129 N. Stevens st.
Orange, CA
Services
Bathroom remodeling, Multiple Room Renovation, Garage & Carport, Architects & Designers, Disaster Restoration, Framing, Cabinets, Additions, Home Builders, Kitchen remodeling, Windows, Doors
Service Types
Residential, Commercial, Emergency Services
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 4 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 885591
Payment Options
Offers Financing, Accepts Credit Cards

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H.A.S. Construction, Inc.
(310) 391-8434
11272 Washington Place
Culver City, CA
Services
Hot Tubs & Spas, Mold Remediation, Kitchen remodeling, Disability Alterations, Solar Energy, Sauna, Carpenters, Central Vacuum, Demolition, Entertainment & Computer, Handyman, Concrete Foundations, Home Builders, Skylights, Framing, Water Supply & Wells, Security, Cabinets, Waterproofing, Closets & Garage Organizers, Landscaping - garden, Land Clearing / Bldg Site Prep, Windows, Water Heaters & Tanks, Sunrooms, Swimming Pools, Disaster Restoration, Interior Decorators, Locksmiths, Mobile Home…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 51 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish, French
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : B538538
Payment Options
Accepts Credit Cards

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Perkowitz + Ruth Architects
111 West Ocean Boulevard,21st Floor
Long Beach, CA
Service Type
Architectural Design / Documentation, Construction Management, Design Development Phase, Design-Build, Graphic Design, Project Administration, Urban Design Services
Membership Organizations
American Institute of Architects

Professional Communications
(310) 366-3320
20710 Leapwood Avenue # B
Carson, CA
Services
Architects, Computer Network Hardware, Computer Networks, Phone Equipment and Systems Wiring and Installation

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Loyola Builders / Cell 310-995-1792/ 310-316-3648
(310) 316-3648
727 S. Broadway Ave. Suite B
Redondo Beach, CA
Services
Water Heaters & Tanks, Landscaping - garden, Carpenters, Cabinets, Skylights, Solar Energy, Painting, Plaster & Stucco, Ceilings, Fencing, Waterproofing, Roofing, Siding, Lighting, Disaster Restoration, Plumbing, Electrical, Doors, Garage & Carport, Drywall and Plaster, Mold Remediation, Kitchen remodeling, Security, Bathroom remodeling, Multiple Room Renovation, Mobile Homes, Additions, Commercial Property Maintenance, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Home Builders, Framing, Real Estate, Garden Fe…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 25 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : n/a
Payment Options
Accepts Credit Cards

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Sanctuary Design, Inc.
(949) 500-6190
112 28th Street
Newport Beach, CA
Services
Architects & Designers, Window Coverings, Additions, Tiling, Kitchen remodeling, Multiple Room Renovation, Bathroom remodeling, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Sauna, Mirrors, Interior Decorators, Lighting, Flooring, Windows, Countertops, Disability Alterations, Entertainment & Computer, FirePlaces, Basement remodeling, Painting, Cabinets
Company Information
Hours : 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 4 Years
Languages Spoken : English, French
Licensing Information
License # : N/A
Payment Options
Accepts Credit Cards

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Cameron Crockett, AIA
2301 Eucalyptus Avenue
Long Beach, CA
Membership Organizations
American Institute of Architects

Jeannette Architects
325 Quincy Avenue
Long Beach, CA
Building Type
Housing - Single family
Service Type
Architectural Design / Documentation
License
California
Membership Organizations
American Institute of Architects

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What is the Best Way to Work with an Architect?

Have fun!

Although the architectural design process can be tedious, and it involves large sums of money (both in terms of design fee and construction costs), it can also be fun. After all, you are investing in making your home reflect your lie and dreams, and the things and experiences that bring you pleasure. Also, it's a chance to learn about what may be an entirely new area — that of design.

Keep an Open Mind

Hiring an architect means that you should end up with ideas that are better than the one you've arrived at on your own. So the first rule of thumb is to let the architect look at your project  with fresh eyes; do not dictate how you want the design to turn out. Instead, let him/her know what things you want to accomplish (and this can be very specific: I want a master bedroom of about 14 by 15 feet which extends off the back of the house). It's fine to let him or her know what solutions you've thought so far, and it could be that it is the best solution. But the architect needs to get their head around the problem before arriving at that conclusion.

Ideally you'll get at least three design solutions, even if some of them don't contain all the items on your list and if some are completely different than you discussed or expected.

During the design process homeowners typically become clearer about the details of what they care about. At the beginning of the project, it's difficult — if not impossible — for the homeowner to put in writing all the likes and dislikes they experience in their home. It is while reviewing the schematic designs that the architect and the homeowner refine their understanding of each other  and of the project requirements. It may not be until one of the schemes does not allow a view of the neighbor's canary island date palm that the owner realizes the importance of that view, and should be included.

Expose Yourself to Architectural and Interior Design

Expand your view of what's possible in home design in terms of room types, spaces, and materials. Go on home tours, check out books from the library on both domestic and international design, subscribe to design magazines, and start to notice buildings around you. The more exposure you have to interiors, buildings, and gardens the easier the design process will be, because you will have context in which to place the design ideas that your architect is proposing. Most schools in the United States have a dismal record of educating students in visual and aesthetic literacy, and so the gap between the training of an architect and that of a typical homeowner is often great.

Communicate What You Like and Don't Like to the Architect

At the start of the project it's important to communicate as best you can your design preferences. The best way, since an architect is a visual person, is to show pictures and tour local buildings together that strike your fancy.

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