Firm Bio

History

As one of the largest integrated design firms in California, LPA Inc., has a distinct history of expertise in architecture, design and planning. Founded in 1965, LPA provides architectural, planning, landscape architecture, interior design, engineering, and graphic/signage services from early program development to project closeout.

With extensive experience in public and private architecture, our firm designs a diversity of facilities that span from K-12 schools, colleges and universities, to civic, corporate, religious and retail establishments.

Sustainable Innovators

At LPA sustainability is our passion. For more than 40 years our firm has been advocating the message that sustainable design can be achieved on any project, budget, building type and location. We believe sustainability is the foundation of beneficial, timeless design which transcends culture and trends. Long before the popularity of the green building movement, LPA professionals worked under the belief that sustainable design is smart design, and this consideration still remains true.

As a pioneer in the sustainable building movement LPA uses cost-effective design and completion techniques, to achieve project success. LPA has demonstrated with built projects that sustainable design isn't equivalent to more expensive design, but it can very well add savings and value to any project type.

Design Excellence

More than 600 major design awards attest to LPA's commitment to design excellence. Having achieved the California Council of American Institute of Architects "Firm Award" recognizing more than 25 years of design excellence, LPA understands the ultimate success of any project is measured by client satisfaction.

These awards serve as a living testimony of LPA's ability to meet the efficiencies and functionality our clients expect and deserve. Of more than 600 awards, 195 have been received from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) National, State and Component Chapters. The acknowledgement of these prestigious awards from our peers only strengthens our resolve and dedication to a consistent design approach that has been sustained throughout LPA's history.

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