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ABOUT

OUR STUDIO

An architect-led design and build practice, our mission is to integrate thoughtful architecture with flawless construction. We focus on residential projects and offer a full range of architectural, interior design and construction services, including new construction, additions and remodels.

Unable to draw a clear line between where architecture ends and construction begins inspired us to form a practice that combines both. Our firm values efficiency and project management and works directly with our clients and subcontractors to create a seamless experience and design driven, carefully built spaces that focus on the specific needs of their inhabitants.

We just want to make you feel right at home!

 

We service Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Palos Verdes, El Segundo, Marina del Rey, Culver City, Venice Beach, Santa Monica and the city of Los Angeles.

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ASIA ZDZIARSKA 

AIA, NCARB

Principal Architect + Founder
Masters of Architecture, UCLA
California State License #C39318

Asia brings many years of experience to building beautiful homes and interiors. She thinks of herself as a space maker, optimizing every inch of a home. As an architect and builder, she focuses on entire projects working with customers from design concept through build and turnkey delivery. Her focus is to put all the pieces together to make not only an efficient and functional home, but also a dazzling one.

Asia is a citizen of the world and has lived in Europe, Africa, Australia and now the USA where she resides in Hermosa Beach with her husband, three big kids and three friendly cats. When not absorbed by all things related to architecture and construction, she takes every spare opportunity soak up the sunshine, ocean breezes and salty water of the South Bay, read, run, swim or do anything that means she can be outdoors. 

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PAVLINA WILLIAMS

Senior Architect
Master of Architecture, Czech Technical University Prague
California State License #C29593

Pavlina brings to Archemy.LA many years of architectural experience in offices large and small. Originally from Prague, she gained her passion for technical and design aspects of architecture through her studies at Czech Technical University and Academy of fine Arts in Prague. She has lived in Los Angeles since 2005.


Having worked for firms, like Arquitectonica and Gensler for 10 years, Pavlina really appreciates being part of archemy.LA as she is in her element with the very hands on approach and attention to detail of the archemy's design-build practice and appreciates the close relationship archemy.LA keeps with all their clients.

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When not in the office, you can find Pavlina in the Mojave desert, designing, renovating and running Airbnb together with her husband. She is passionate about her family, her son who had followed in her footsteps, becoming an architect himself and her daughter who works as an artist.

ALVIN JUEN

Designer
B.A. in Architectural Studies, UCLA

A recent graduate from UCLA AUD, Alvin envisions architecture and innovative design as a continuous process of seeking and learning. Having lived in Hong Kong prior to coming to the US, he strives to further develop his perspectives in design through an open lens, so that spaces can be reimagined not only for the individual, but also for the collective community.

Alvin has a particular affinity for the color blue and loves to explore different kinds of competitive sports. Outside of architectural work, he also enjoys hiking in the Los Angeles and Malibu mountains.

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GILLIAN WATANABE

Operations Manager
B.A. University of Arizona

Gillian brings several years of office managerial skills and bookkeeping practices to archemy.LA. She thrives in collaborative environments where diverse perspectives converge to achieve a common goal. She believes together, we can create an atmosphere of mutual respect and support, fostering a positive and productive work environment.

Gillian, her husband, two teenage girls and their spoiled dog reside in Redondo Beach. She spends her free time working on projects around her house, walking, watching all sports and enjoying her husband’s love of cooking.

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JERRY LUZA

General Contractor License #1070615
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, 
Mapua Institute of Technology

Jerry is a licensed general contractor and brings over twenty years of experience in residential construction. Jerry is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is responsible for overall project engineering and estimating along with coordination of all pre-construction preparations for company projects and authorizing operations and training procedures. Jerry has been afforded the opportunity to complete many high-end residential projects in Los Angeles. 

Jerry is originally from the Philippines. When he isn't working hard you can find him enjoying the great outdoors with his family and friends on the weekends.

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BUILDING TEAM

We are very proud to work with a team of licensed professionals, sub contractors and consultants to bring your project to fruition.

Together we make up the team that ensures an end result that is bound to exceed your expectations.

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