Francesca Perazzelli

Francesca Perazzelli

Los Angeles, CA, US



~I provide full architecture services from Design through Certificate of Occupancy.

>35 years of experience and over >100 projects. Type V, Type III, Residential, Civic, Commercial and Hospitality and Transportation.

~Design, Planning, Interiors, Finishes, Historic, Green, Lighting, Mechanical, LEED AP and AIA.





fpa.aia, Los Angeles, CA, US, Principal-Owner

Principal of private practice.
Full service Architectural Firm.

Apr 2013 - current

Tichenor & Thorp Architects, Inc., Beverly Hills, CA, US, Project Architect

~ Architect for a Sound Studio, Tenant Improvement Project, Design Build Project, Permits, RFIs and Submittals.
~ Residential Remodels

Apr 2012 - Apr 2013

Nadel Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Architect

Working on the renovation of several local medical office buildings. Design, finishes, rfis and documentation for design build.

Jan 2012 - Apr 2012

fpa.aia, Los Angeles, CA, US, Owner

Private practice

Oct 2010 - Dec 2011

HNTB, Los Angeles, CA, US, Sr.Project Architect

~Senior Project Architect for the 600,000 sq. ft. renovation of Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX. Responsible for design development through C.D. set. Coordinated with owner, consultants, stakeholders and agencies to further the project. Strategized and developed submittals for LEED Silver status for new one million sq. ft. portion of the expansion. Familiarity with TSA, Homeland Security, Fire Department, FAA, Customs and International travel restrictions.

Dec 2008 - Oct 2010

Leo A. Daly, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Project Architect

~Project Architect for the Bel Air Hotel, five star facility, new 12,000 sq. ft. SPA building. Design, design development, entitlements and permitted set. Opening next month, October 2011
~GSA Veteran's Administration dormitory key card and security system.
~UCLA Harbor Medical Center bridging documents. OSHPD approvals.
~High School Nine LAUSD
~Rochester Hills Medical Center, Rochester Hills Michigan. CD set in revit

Nov 2007 - Oct 2008

Van Tilburg, Banvard & Soderbergh (VTBS Architects), Santa Monica, CA, US, Project Architect

~Mixed use projects in Glendale and Burbank
~Multi-family housing in Pasadena, Hollywood, Kingsburg and Van Nuys
~Kohanaiki Resort in Maui, Hawaii. Master planning of residential commercial and maintenance facilities. Produced design review standards and guidelines for housing development.

Oct 2006 - Sep 2007

ARCHEON Group, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Architect

~Developed multi-family projects in Lancaster, West Los Angeles and South Central.
~Developed temporary housing for Katrina victims for New Orleans with the Salvation Army.

Sep 2005 - Sep 2006

fpa.aia, Los Angeles, CA, US, Owner/Architect

Completed over 30 projects from design through certificate of occupancy, mostly residential but some commercial and some civic.

Prior associations with Welton Becket, DMJM, AHT, PMA Arch West and Zimmerman.

Jan 1983 - Aug 2005


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Master of Architecture

Master of Architecture with thesis on Mixed-use.
~Designed and developed a mixed-use project in Westwood
~Designed a pre-school and community building on Berendo
~Designed an urban infill live/work project on Sixth Street
~Designed a hotel in Santa Monica on Ocean Avenue
~Certificate in Historic Preservation

Aug 2002 - May 2004

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Design

~Completed a degree in Design.

Sep 1975 - Jun 1976

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Architecture

~Architecture, Urban Planning, Design, History

Jan 1974 - Jun 1975

L'Accademia Di Belli Arte, Florence, Italy, Decorazione

~Year abroad program in Florence.
Studied: History of Art, Sculpture, Anatomy, Design and Italian.

Sep 1972 - Jun 1973

University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale, IL, US, Design

~Design of structures with Buckminster Fuller

Aug 1970 - Jun 1972


Design Review Board - Westwood, CA, Nomination

Was awarded to serve on the Westwood Design Review Board's bi-weekly meetings to contribute to the built environment.


Annenburg Grant, Grant


Areas of Specialization 


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