HERE Design and Architecture
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Our spaces affect our lives every minute of every day, often in ways that are subtle, and the cumulative effects are powerful. With more than 20 years' experience in residential design, we know we never step into the same river twice.

As an architect, designer, educator, and native Californian, Kate spends pretty much every waking moment devising ways to make life better: brighter, more efficient, easier, happier.

Providing thoughtful, integrated design and architecture services to projects of diverse sizes and types, HERE Design and Architecture is based in West L.A.

Licensed Architect, Certified Interior Designer.

Services Provided
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Attic Conversion, Barn Design & Construction, Basement Design, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Deck Design, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Garage Design, Green Building, Guesthouse Design & Construction, Handicap-Accessible Design, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Laundry Room Design, Mudroom Design, Multigenerational Homes, Outdoor Kitchen Design, Pool House Design & Construction, Space Planning, Staircase Design, Sustainable Design, Tiny House Construction, Universal Design, Construction Drawings, Exploratory Assessment, Zoning Studies, Site Selection Consultation, Interior Design, Art Consultation, Turn-Key Services, Furnishings Fixture and Equipment Specification, Master Planning

Areas Served
Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood Los Angeles, Burbank, Culver City, El Segundo, Encino, Gardena, Glendale, Hollywood, Inglewood, Los Angeles, Marina Del Rey, North Hollywood, Pacific Palisades, Playa Del Rey, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Tarzana, Toluca Lake, Universal City, Valley Village, Van Nuys, Venice, View Park-Windsor Hills, West Hollywood, Woodland Hills, Mar Vista, Ojai, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Carpinteria, Fillmore, Montecito, Oak View, Meiners Oaks, Simi Valley, Agoura Hills, Canoga Park, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Pasadena, Topanga, Malibu, La Cañada-Flintridge, Camarillo, West Hills

Certifications and Awards
NCARB Certified Architect, Licensed in California and New Mexico, Certified Interior Designer in the State of California
Full Service Architecture and Interior Design Firm

Contact: Kate Svoboda-Spanbock
Location: 11734 W. Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064
License Number: Available on request.
Commented: Shelves Thanks, Design Everest! We like to maximize available storage space. :)
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Commented: Love the painting, whose the artist and where was it purchased It's by Leslie Clark. Here is her website:
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Commented: Accent wall I think it would depend on what else was happening in the room. It sounds very active. The fireplace surround is beautiful but more subtle, and gold patterning around it might make it harder to apprec...
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Commented: Advice? One spouse is ready, the other feels they don't need any help! I always tell my clients to hire a therapist and to include the cost in the project cost - only half joking. Having said that, I would say to them that it appears that they disagree about the best w...
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Commented: Shower/Tub combo Yes - any time you have two different types of material (e.g. porcelain and acrylic) they will move differently from one another and if the location is prone to being wet, caulk is used because it is ...
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Commented: how can i become a part of the search list You need to set up a professional identity in order to be listed.
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