Using the art and science of architectural design, Ian provides professional architectural services uniquely tailored to the needs and desires of each client. The final project is a result of creative design and skillful planning and is the homeowner's dream home come true, that is functional, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing.
Ian J.N. Harrison, Architect heads his award winning architectural firm in Newport Beach, California. Practicing for more than 30 years, Ian has received numerous architectural honors, including the coveted Gold Nugget award for the “Home of the Year” from the Pacific Coast Builder’s Conference (PCBC) and awards from the National Association of Home Builder (NAHB) for his many outstanding single-family and multi-family designs.
As a graduate of the School of Architecture at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Ian received an award from the Graham Foundation for the Advancement of the Fine Arts. He enjoyed a fifth year of architectural study in Florence, Italy.
With Ian’s multi-discipline background and keen sense of fine architectural design, he has consistently delivered winning design solutions. Ian’s portfolio includes a broad range of projects: custom homes, conventional single family communities, senior housing, high density town homes, institutional projects and mixed-use enterprises.
Over the past decade, Ian has responded to niche markets in Orange County with an emphasis in Newport Beach, Balboa and Corona Del Mar designing luxury custom homes. Ian’s designs are known for creatively maximizing the use of interior space and the site’s potential, paramount with narrow coastal lots. Homeowners delight in their exceptional design and credit Ian with making their dream home a reflection of their individual desires. Every home is uniquely suited to the client, the neighborhood and the environment.
Clients interested in ecological design can take advantage of sustainable architecture strategies for LEED certification. Ian’s clients benefit from his long established rapport with the city of Newport Beach and his knowledge of city, state and coastal regulations, as they navigate the permit approval process.
Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Deck Design, Drafting, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Garage Design, Green Building, Guesthouse Design & Construction, Handicap-Accessible Design, Home Remodeling, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Laundry Room Design, Multigenerational Homes, New Home Construction, Outdoor Kitchen Design, Pool House Design & Construction, Site Preparation, Staircase Design, Structural Engineering, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, Custom Homes
Corona Del Mar, Newport Beach, Newport Coast
- Gold Nugget award for the Home of the Year from the Pacific Coast Builders Conference- Awards from the National Association of Home Builder for single-family and multi-family designs- NCARB Member