About MAKE Architecture
MAKE Architecture is an award winning architecture and design firm formed in the year 2000. We provide a full range of architecture and design services for commercial and residential projects.
Our work includes a wide range of residential from small single family to estates and from restaurants and bars to retail buildings and multifamily residences.
We have been featured in a number of prestigious publications, which include the Interior Design Magazine, the New York Times, Frame among others. We�ll gladly show you a list of references, our sample works, and our awards and publications.
Please visit our website for a select sampling of our work.
Architecture, Interior design, Single Family Residential, Multifamily Residential, Restaurant and Bar, Hospitality, Retail, Commercial
Our office has a variety of products and brands that we apply to the appropriate situations. Our experience varies from commercial to residential and we therefore have a range of products that we draw from.
Questions and Answers
Our first project was a wine bar in Pasadena. It resonated with many people and it all happened very naturally after that. Others seeing our work and often word of mouth are common means clients may contact us.
How many projects do you average in a year?
It varies from 10 to 20.
What questions should a customer ask before hiring you?
Are they licensed and insured. To see samples of prior work. To request referrals from past clients.
What are you most proud of?
We were among a small group of highly reputed Architects exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in the summer of 2014. The exhibit includeda carwash project in Torrance. Coincidentally, on the same day the MOCA exhibit opened, we were Awarded a LA Restaurant Design Jury Award for Beer Belly, a craft beer bar near on Western near Wilshire Blvd.
Do you offer any service after finishing the work?
We are happy to assist our client with finding additional items such as furnishings. We are also happy to assist with future needs.
What we may not know about you?
Jess and Bill both grew up on the East coast prior to moving to Los Angeles and became acquainted while working the same firm.
How can we save money hiring you?
Though our office does offer competitive fees, customers should bear in mind that the lowest priced professional does not always result in the best savings.
What do you recommend to know before hiring you?
It is always good to consider your needs and make note of them for discussion in regard to the spaces you require, both in size and function. Understanding and defining a budget is very important from the outset.
What types of jobs are the most common?
Our office has a wide range of project types, so for us, it encompasses both remodel and new construction. It is not uncommon that one particular project type is trending, but the type varies.
What kind of questions do customers ask you?
Some clients inquire to better understand exactly what Architects do. We are always happy to discuss these type of questions with potential clients.
What is important to know about your profession?
Our office is known for good quality design work, however, potential clients should understand that the drawings that are produced by their selected professional are at least if not more critical to a successful project.