Top Firms
We surveyed 50 firms to form our PowerGrid LA and looked at both completed and on-the-boards projects. In the past 18 months, our PowerGrid LA firms completed 248 developments for a total of 40 million square feet, with an average project size of 954,000 square feet.
1. Gensler
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 47
Sq. Feet: 7,524,051
On the Boards Projects: 157
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 38,721,736
Total Sq. Feet: 46,245,787
View more information at gensler.com
2. Rios Clementi Hale Studios
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 16
Sq. Feet: 6,493,320
On the Boards Projects: 41
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 22,681,280
Total Sq. Feet: 29,174,600
View more information at rchstudios.com
3. AC Martin
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 13
Sq. Feet: 4,000,000
On the Boards Projects: 42
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 11,000,000
Total Sq. Feet: 15,000,000
View more information at acmartin.com
4. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 13
Sq. Feet: 2,434,000
On the Boards Projects: 16
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 10,567,000
Total Sq. Feet: 13,001,000
View more information at som.com
5. HLW International
Location: Santa Monica
Projects Completed: 7
Sq. Feet: 2,000,000
On the Boards Projects: 20
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 4,000,000
Total Sq. Feet: 6,000,000
View more information at hlw.com
6. AECOM
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 3
Sq. Feet: 3,280,000
On the Boards Projects: 2
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 2,000,000
Total Sq. Feet: 5,280,000
View more information at aecom.com
7. Steinberg Hart
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 10
Sq. Feet: 737,500
On the Boards Projects: 18
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 4,153,000
Total Sq. Feet: 4,890,500
View more information at steinberghart.com
8. R&A Architecture & Design
Location: Culver City
Projects Completed: 1
Sq. Feet: 54,000
On the Boards Projects: 27
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 4,171,370
Total Sq. Feet: 4,225,370
View more information at r-a-a-d.com
9. Shimoda Design Group
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 10
Sq. Feet: 2,000,000
On the Boards Projects: 6
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 2,000,000
Total Sq. Feet: 4,000,000
View more information at shimodadesign.com
10. Rottet Studio
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 20
Sq. Feet: 1,000,000
On the Boards Projects: 120
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 2,000,000
Total Sq. Feet: 3,000,000
View more information at rottetstudio.com
11. Degen & Degen architecture and interior design
Location: Seattle
Projects Completed: 1
Sq. Feet: 62,600
On the Boards Projects: 3
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 2,866,000
Total Sq. Feet: 2,928,600
View more information at ddseattle.com
12. Hirsch Bedner Associates
Location: Santa Monica
Projects Completed: 3
Sq. Feet: 501,497
On the Boards Projects: 8
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 2,046,701
Total Sq. Feet: 2,548,198
View more information at hba.com
13. JG Neukomm Architecture
Location: New York
Projects Completed: 2
Sq. Feet: 2,001,805
On the Boards Projects: 1
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 507,054
Total Sq. Feet: 2,508,859
14. CallisonRTKL
Location: Los Angeles
On the Boards Projects: 3
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 2,417,038
Total Sq. Feet: 2,417,038
View more information at crtkl.com
15. Brooks + Scarpa
Location: Hawthorne
Projects Completed: 5
Sq. Feet: 335,000
On the Boards Projects: 4
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 1,900,000
Total Sq. Feet: 2,235,000
View more information at brooksscarpa.com
16. Carrier Johnson + CULTURE
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 4
Sq. Feet: 72,000
On the Boards Projects: 9
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 2,100,000
Total Sq. Feet: 2,172,000
View more information at carrierjohnson.com
17. Perkins+Will
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 6
Sq. Feet: 185,200
On the Boards Projects: 10
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 1,945,893
Total Sq. Feet: 2,131,093
View more information at perkinswill.coom
18. Marmol Radziner
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 2
Sq. Feet: 330,000
On the Boards Projects: 4
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 1,753,100
Total Sq. Feet: 2,083,100
View more information at marmol-radziner.com
19. Lynch Eisinger Design Architects
Location: New York
Projects Completed: 1
Sq. Feet: 45,000
On the Boards Projects: 2
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 2,000,000
Total Sq. Feet: 2,045,000
View more information at led-nyc.com
20. M-Rad
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 1
Sq. Feet: 105,000
On the Boards Projects: 24
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 1,800,000
Total Sq. Feet: 1,905,000
View more information at m-rad.com
21. Parisi Portfolio
Location: San Diego
Projects Completed: 2
Sq. Feet: 377,000
On the Boards Projects: 5
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 1,360,000
Total Sq. Feet: 1,737,000
View more information at parisiportfolio.com
22. Rapt Studio
Location: San Francisco
Projects Completed: 5
Sq. Feet: 600,000
On the Boards Projects: 7
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 1,050,000
Total Sq. Feet: 1,650,000
View more information at raptstudio.com
23. Abramson Teiger Architects
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 6
Sq. Feet: 155,740
On the Boards Projects: 16
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 1,342,000
Total Sq. Feet: 1,497,740
View more information at abramsonteiger.com
24. Yabu Pushelberg
Location: Toronto
On the Boards Projects: 5
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 1,485,328
Total Sq. Feet: 1,485,328
View more information at yabupushelberg.com
25. Shubin Donaldson
Location: Culver City
Projects Completed: 10
Sq. Feet: 435,600
On the Boards Projects: 13
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 793,170
Total Sq. Feet: 1,228,770
View more information at shubindonaldson.com
26. ZGF
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 4
Sq. Feet: 655,984
On the Boards Projects: 3
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 493,123
Total Sq. Feet: 1,149,107
View more information at zgf.com
27. Felderman Keatinge + Associates
Location: Culver City
Projects Completed: 3
Sq. Feet: 810,000
On the Boards Projects: 2
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 300,000
Total Sq. Feet: 1,110,000
View more information at FKAstudio.com
28. DiGuisepppe Arhcitect
Location: New York
On the Boards Projects: 3
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 1,000,000
Total Sq. Feet: 1,000,000
View more information at diguiseppe.com
29. Perkins Eastman
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 11
Sq. Feet: 208,422
On the Boards Projects: 5
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 752,400
Total Sq. Feet: 960,822
View more information at perkinseastman.com
30. Robert Hidey Architects
Location: Irvine
Projects Completed: 4
Sq. Feet: 883,080
On the Boards Projects: 1
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 50,820
Total Sq. Feet: 933,900
View more information at roberthidey.com
31. Patrick Tighe Architecture
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 4
Sq. Feet: 284,560
On the Boards Projects: 7
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 504,000
Total Sq. Feet: 788,560
View more information at tighearchitecture.com
32. Hendy
Location: Newport Beach
Projects Completed: 4
Sq. Feet: 485,000
On the Boards Projects: 9
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 285,000
Total Sq. Feet: 770,000
View more information at hhendy.com
33. Wolcott Architecture
Location: Culver City
On the Boards Projects: 18
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 750,000
Total Sq. Feet: 750,000
View more information at wolcottai.com
34. blitz
Location: San Francisco
On the Boards Projects: 1
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 650,000
Total Sq. Feet: 650,000
View more information at studioblitz.com
35. SPAN Architecture
Location: New York
Projects Completed: 1
Sq. Feet: 635,769
Total Sq. Feet: 635,769
View more information at span-ny.com
36. Gulla Jonsdottir Architecture + Design
Location: West Hollywood
Projects Completed: 4
Sq. Feet: 350,000
On the Boards Projects: 10
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 280,000
Total Sq. Feet: 630,000
View more information at gullajonsdottir.com
37. Belzberg Architects
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 3
Sq. Feet: 50,000
On the Boards Projects: 4
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 550,000
Total Sq. Feet: 600,000
View more information at belzbergarchitects.com
38. Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects
Location: Culver City
Projects Completed: 2
Sq. Feet: 38,749
On the Boards Projects: 6
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 479,320
Total Sq. Feet: 518,069
View more information at eyrc.com
39. John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects, Inc
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 3
Sq. Feet: 113,900
On the Boards Projects: 10
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 381,169
Total Sq. Feet: 495,069
View more information at jfak.net
40. Frederick Fisher and Partners
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 2
Sq. Feet: 111,900
On the Boards Projects: 8
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 358,700
Total Sq. Feet: 470,600
View more information at fisherpartners.net
41. Kelly Wearstler
Location: Los Angeles
On the Boards Projects: 3
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 459,594
Total Sq. Feet: 459,594
View more information at kellywearstler.com
42. NBBJ
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 2
Sq. Feet: 183,800
On the Boards Projects: 3
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 167,500
Total Sq. Feet: 351,300
View more information at nbbj.com
43. Rockwell Group
Location: New York
On the Boards Projects: 2
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 327,500
Total Sq. Feet: 327,500
View more information at rockwellgroup.com
44. Clive Wilkinson Architects
Location: Culver City
Projects Completed: 2
Sq. Feet: 152,000
On the Boards Projects: 5
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 150,000
Total Sq. Feet: 302,000
View more information at clivewilkinson.com
45. Appleton Partners
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 5
Sq. Feet: 99,200
On the Boards Projects: 7
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 140,800
Total Sq. Feet: 240,000
View more information at appleton-architects.com
46. Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planner
Location: Santa Monica
Projects Completed: 1
Sq. Feet: 150,000
On the Boards Projects: 1
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 50,000
Total Sq. Feet: 200,000
View more information at moorerubleyudell.com
47. Studio O+A
Location: San Francisco
On the Boards Projects: 1
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 200,000
Total Sq. Feet: 200,000
View more information at o-plus-a.com
48. DesignAgency
Location: Toronto
Projects Completed: 3
Sq. Feet: 15,000
On the Boards Projects: 4
On the Boards Sq. Feet: 93,500
Total Sq. Feet: 108,500
View more information at thedesignagency.ca
49. Commune
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 1
Sq. Feet: 74,000
Total Sq. Feet: 74,000
View more information at communedesign.com
50. NxT Studio
Location: Los Angeles
Projects Completed: 1
Sq. Feet: 35,000
Total Sq. Feet: 35,000
View more information at nxtdesignstudio.com
Featured Projects

Firm: Clive Wilkinson Architects

Project: Santa Monica College Center for Media and Design and KCRW Media Center

Square Feet: 115,000

Developer: Santa Monica College

Firm: Commune

Project: El Centro Apartments & Bungalows

Square Feet: 74,000

Developer: DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners and Clarett West Development

Firm: Rios Clementi Hale Studios

Project: Music Center Plaza

Square Feet: 43,000

Developer: Los Angeles County

Firm: Patrick Tighe Architecture

Project: Copper on Beverly

Square Feet: 75,000

Developer: 4-Site Development

Firms: JG Neukomm, SPAN Architecture, Gensler, Harley Ellis Devereaux, and AECOM

Project: Metropolis

Square Feet: 3,500,000

Developer: Greenland

Firms: Yabu Pushelberg and Harley Ellis Devereaux

Project: Century Plaza Hotel and Towers

Square Feet: 967,000

Developer: Next Century Partners

Firm: AC Martin

Project: Onni Times Square

Square Feet: 1,100,000

Developer: Onni Group

Firm: Marmol Radziner

Project: 945 W 8th Street Apartments

Square Feet: 1,350,000

Developer: Brookfield Properties

Firm: Shubin Donaldson

Project: 5300 McConnell

Square Feet: 73,000

Developer: Wonderful Co

Firm: Gensler

Project: Banc of California Stadium

Square Feet: 70,300

Developer: Legends Project Development

Section compiled by Wing Leung
Section written by Mike Zimmerman
Section designed by Darlene Portades