The making of architecture is the collaboration of a group - owner, architect, design consultants, and builder. A meaningful space need not be complicated, but it is invariably the simple execution of a well considered design. Grouparchitect focuses on creating these concise, specific solutions by taking a comprehensive approach to the project by considering sustainability as well as aesthetics and pragmatism, and by listening intently to our clients and working with their ideas to achieve their dreams. We work as a cohesive project team to make each project, great and small, a beautifully designed and well functioning space. Our approach to balancing the requirements of every project is supported by an ongoing process of dialogue, one that unfolds over time throughout the duration of the project.

Our experience ranges from vacation cabins to urban residences and remodels and additions to new construction throughout the Pacific Northwest. Grouparchitect focuses on agility and economy of action to achieve results larger than thought possible by our clients. We tailor our range of services to our client’s and the project’s needs, providing the support required to complete the project as designed.

Services Provided
Full range of architectural services from property selection & evaluation, preliminary budgeting, feasibility studies, kitchen & bath design, interior design, full architectural design, prefab modular design, permitting, contractor selection & construction contract negotiations, and construction phase project management for remodels, renovations, additions and new construction.

Areas Served
Based in Seattle, most our work tends to be in the Greater Seattle area and Pacific NW. However, we work throughout the country; from Anchorage to Los Angeles and the Olympic Peninsula to eastern Montana. We hold architectural licenses in Washington, Alaska, Oregon, California, Idaho & Montana.

Certifications and Awards
Best of Houzz Award 2013/2014
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
National Council of Architectural Registration Board Certified (NCARB)
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP)
Certified Sustainable Building Advisor (CSBA)
Built Green Member
The 1%
Seattle Architects
Best of Houzz 2013/2014

Contact: Scott LaBenz AIA
Location: 1735 Westlake Ave N, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98109
License Number: WA8483 & WA8262
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