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Laraarchitecture is a multidisciplined creative practice.

 

A full-service award winning architectural firm, Laraarchitecture specializes in residential and intimate commercial and civic projects.ᅠ Guided by architect, Lara Dutto, the studio strives to create meaning and functional beauty with each project.

 

As a visual artist, Lara is also engaged in a variety of projects that fall outside of an architect’s standard scope of work.ᅠ The parallel pursuits inform each other and reinforce the principal that art, architecture and human experience are deeply interwoven.

 

With a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art from UC Berkeley, Lara then earned her Masters Degree in Architecture at the University of Washington in Seattle. Laraarchitecture is founded upon 20 years of experience in the fields of design and architecture.

 

An attention to artful detail and the sculpting of light and space are consistent themes in Lara’s work. With her hands in everything from painting, metal arts, to green technology, Lara utilizes a rich palette of experience, artistry and technical skills to bring a client's purpose to life.

 

A robust and spirited collaboration brings expertise to every project.

 

John Skrivanich
A LEED certified architect, with over 25 years’ experience in project management with a specialty in restaurant design.

 

Charly Nelsonᅠ
A photographer, film maker, print and web designer.
charlynelson.com

 

Bill Quinn
An estimator and licensed contractor with over 30 years experience in light commercial, restaurant and residential construction.

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laraarchitecture contact information: 510.577.1484  /  ldutto@laraarchitecture.com  /  99 Brookwood Rd. / Studio 6 / Orinda CA, 94563
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laraarchitecture contact information: 510.577.1484  /  ldutto@laraarchitecture.com  /  99 Brookwood Rd. / Studio 6 / Orinda CA, 94563