5,303 Sylmar, CA Architects & Building Designers

Is the scope of your Sylmar, CA home design project beyond simply replacing countertops or flooring? It’s the responsibility of a home architect to transform human needs and desires into visual concepts and habitable structures. When you hire an architectural designer, you are not only hiring someone for their architectural services, but also to manage and coordinate other parties involved in the project. As you search through interior architects and designers, keep in mind the following tips to help you choose the perfect one: More 
Costa Mesa, CA, 92626
50 miles from Sylmar
Brandon Architects, Inc. is a boutique full-service architectural design firm specializing in custom residential, multi-family, commercial, and hospitality building types. Our... Read More
Assembledge (323) 951-0045
Founded in 1997, Assembledge+ brings high levels of design sensitivity, technical expertise, and hands-on principal involvement to every project, large or small.
Los Angeles, CA, 90048-343
21 miles from Sylmar
We're making traditional architecture hip with our own modern twist on classic design. Our team of architects and designers work in close collaboration with clients to create a... Read More
Dutton Architects (323) 668-2600
Dutton Architects has been providing exceptional levels of service to its clients since 2000. Our firm's process is dedicated to close collaboration and communication with each client.
Newport Beach, CA, 92663
50 miles from Sylmar
Sinclair Associates Architects with offices in Los Angeles and Newport Beach provides full scope architectural services from San Francisco to Cabo San Lucas. Principle, Robert... Read More
StudioSLAB (310) 279-3393
Owner Martin Mervel has over 30 years of diversified design and architectural experience. He practices thoughtful design with integrity and intuitive discovery to lift the human spirit skyward.
Kiyohara Moffitt (323) 227-5647
Los Angeles, CA, 90031
20 miles from Sylmar
KIYOHARA MOFFITT was founded in 1987 by Ko Kiyohara, AIA and Gina G. Moffitt, AIA, LEED AP, to provide quality architectural design services. Gina Moffitt, the current sole... Read More
We are a client-focused, boutique design firm specializing in custom residences and additions. Our work emphasizes natural light, connection to the outdoors, and attention to detail.
Long Beach, CA, 90803
42 miles from Sylmar
Jeannette Architects is a full service custom residential architecture firm. We are committed to designing you a home that fits your style, is sensitive to the environment and... Read More
Think. Design Office (310) 948-8265
At Think Design Office, we believe that architecture should engage the user, heighten their sense of awareness, and bring a deeper understanding to their experience. Contact us for your next project!
Abramson Teiger Architects (310) 838-8998 ext. 202
culver city, CA, 90232
22 miles from Sylmar
In the heart of downtown Culver City, CA, a team of award winning, dynamic Architects-Thinkers-Designers are making many prestigious clients very happy in their quest for inspired... Read More
Pretty Smart (323) 304-4475
Pretty Smart is a full-service & multifaceted design firm with extensive experience in residential, executive & retail environments. Our talented team designs & oversees all aspects of each project.
Narita Architects (310) 316-4803
Southern California Beach Cities, CA, 90503
34 miles from Sylmar
Narita Architects is an architecture and urban design firm in Southern California that specializes in custom residential new construction and renovations and in commercial... Read More
Carley Montgomery (562) 826-2983
Carley Montgomery is a licensed general contractor as well as a real estate and design professional.
Newport Beach, CA, 92663
50 miles from Sylmar
Eric Aust Architect brings 19 years of architectural experience in all aspects of design. Whether your project is a one room addition, a custom residence or a ground up... Read More
Juan Felipe Goldstein Design is a small firm focused on creating spaces that are conducive to peaceful living, environmental consciousness and the fulfillment of happiness and joy.
Costa Mesa, CA, 92626
50 miles from Sylmar
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Every design begins with a site and a circumstance, a culture, a climate, a program. We bring international design experience and personal attention to every project, from concept to completion.
Osborne Architects (310) 477-2855
Los Angeles, 90025
20 miles from Sylmar
An architect's job is to change the environment; therefore we have a particular responsibility to respect it. At Osborne Architects we focus on site-specific architecture that... Read More
Susan Sawasy works closely with her Clients to understand their expectations as they relate to their project's design, budget, and deadlines. She works hard to merge her style with the Clients'.
Los Angeles, CA, 90064
20 miles from Sylmar
The partnership of Lewis / Schoeplein Architects was founded on the belief that good design is paramount to a successful project. We strive to produce projects that seamlessly... Read More
Principle, Robert Sinclair believes that the business of architecture is all about the process in creating a home for his clients.
Hsu McCullough (310) 663-3320
Los Angeles, CA, 90066
23 miles from Sylmar
Hsu McCullough is an architecture practice led by principals Peggy Hsu and Chris McCullough. Our goal is to envision and create exceptional places with an esteem for our natural... Read More
Sawasy studio partners architects was formed to create a new flexible collaborative studio of talented architects and designers dedicated to sustainability, personal service and business efficiencies.
Nott & Associates (626) 403-0844
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
20 miles from Sylmar
For thirty-five years our clients have come to us when they need to enhance already distinctive homes, or when they are ready to design and build a custom home that fulfills their... Read More
Creative architecture focuses on a basic fact of life: change. This approach to design faces the reality that every part of human experience arises within a perpetual cascade of natural energy.
Santa Monica, CA, 90405
23 miles from Sylmar
Design-Build studio specialized in residential renovations. It is the partnership of Interior Designer Gabriella Toro of Cippananda Interior Design and Italian Architect Silvia... Read More
Fine designs and custom home remodels, additions and new construction by well-known design build firm for over 30 years. Architecture, design and construction all within one company.
Long Beach, CA, 90803
42 miles from Sylmar
Sennikoff Architects, Inc. is a full service architectural practice licensed in the state of California specializing in Residential Architecture...Custom Homes, Residential... Read More
Kiyohara Moffitt (323) 227-5647
Award winning Architecture Firm specializing in custom residential design. The firm is sensitive to clients’ goals and budgets and is known for providing results that surpass expectations.
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How do I find the best architect for my home design project?


It is best to hire a home architect who will be involved in all phases of the design process, from the initial concept to the completed construction. The architect is often the first person you will hire for your project. If necessary, they might also help you select and hire California subcontractors, which can include the builders, engineers and landscape architects. Interior architects are also involved in negotiating contracts for all involved participants. It is for these reasons that it is extremely important for you to have a good relationship with the residential architect you hire. He or she can be the tie-breaking vote between you and the general contractor and can be your biggest advocate during the construction process. Depending on the interior architecture company that you hire, the scope of the work can span from pre-design environmental impact studies to selecting furniture and finishes.

As far as the process goes, the architecture firm that you choose will start with concept drawings and finish with construction drawings and documents. Some firms even design with 3D renderings and videos, but that should not be assumed. One of the most important duties of an architect is to serve as managers and supervise most aspects of construction, as well as facilitate communication between all other contractors.

It is very important to hire the right professional for the job. Remember that the most well-known or established designer might not provide the best architectural services for your needs. It all comes down to the individual project. Research and ask people whose work you like for recommendations. It's important to have somewhat of an idea of the style of house architecture that you prefer, as well as the amount you would like to spend. Architects are natural problem solvers. They will assess the entire situation and help you to solve your problems too. Don't settle for a single company too early. Call and interview a few. Make sure that you feel like your personalities will mesh well and that you like their professional perspective.

Questions to ask prospective interior architects:


  • What is your fee structure?
  • What does the cost include?
  • Do you have professional liability insurance?
  • Can you handle my special requests (ADA, LEED etc.)?
  • What types of renderings (3D, video, illustrative) will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar projects?
  • When do you expect to start and be finished with the project?
  • What do your services include? (It's best that the services are until construction is completed.)
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Would you say your work has a defining style? (This is important in case the architect's personal style will interfere with your vision.)
  • Will you help with hiring a general contractor and subcontractors?
  • What do you estimate the cost will be?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any complications you foresee with this project?


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