Harper Halprin

Harper Halprin

Los Angeles, CA, US



Owner & Freelance Architect at AAHA Studio. Designer who enjoys gaining experience in architectural and interior design projects of all scales. Has participated in design typologies such as high-end retail, single family and multi-family developments, high-end custom residential, civic, commercial, higher education, custom furniture, lighting and product design. Well-trained in conceptual design and all project phases.

Interested in developing a broad spectrum of experience in project scale and types for an overall understanding of the design and delivery process including project management, and construction. 

California Licensed Architect C34496



AAHA Studio, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architect and Freelance Designer

Freelance architecture, interiors, design and graphics.

Single Family Residential specializing in ground-up custom homes and renovations, Multi-family, Commercial and Retail Design.

AAHA Studio (formerly HH Design) is a concierge style, family run Architecture and Interior Design Studio who works hand in hand with clients to deliver their dreams.

Let's Design Your Dream ______________.

Apr 2013 - current

Hawk & Co, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intermediate Interior Architect

High-end custom single family residential design. Schematic design to detail development, FFE design and procurement, custom furniture and millwork.

Key Projects: Laguna Residence Laguna Beach • Gold residence Dana Point • Emerald Residence Dana Point • Summit Residence Beverly Hills •

Feb 2014 - Jan 2015

S. Russell Groves Architect, P.C., New York, NY, US, Junior Project Manager

High-end custom, single family residential, condominium, commercial, hospitality, retail, lighting, product design, custom furniture and millwork. All phases of design and construction administration.

Key Projects: Penthouse residence NYC • Park Avenue residence NYC • Halycon luxury condos NYC • Scout Capital offices Palo Alto • Morgan’s Hotel Lounge NYC • Diamond Tower NYC • Tiffany & Co. Shanghai, Dallas & Towson • Ann Taylor Atlanta • Swarovski Custom Lighting • When Objects Work Competition

Aug 2009 - Mar 2013

Studio Sofield, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

High end residential, retail and custom furniture and lighting. Design processes including Schematic Design, Detailed Development and Material Research.

Key Projects: Tom Ford Las Vegas and Beverly Hills • Baker & McGuire Furniture & Lighting

Sep 2008 - May 2009

Weintraub Associates, London, UK, Architectural Intern

Conceptual, Schematics and Design Development on projects including Canary Wharf Mixed-Use High Rise Development, Dubai Office Complex, London Hotel Competition and Brownstone Renovation

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Scheurer Architects, Newport Beach, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Schematic Design for high-end single family residences and multi-family developments. Presentation hand drafting and rendering for residential developments.

May 2006 - Aug 2006

LPA Inc., Irvine, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Sustainable Design Schematics for Higher Education Projects and Model Building for AIA Design Awards.

May 2005 - Aug 2005

Pacific Dimensions Inc., El Segundo, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Interior Design and Model Home Installations

May 2004 - Aug 2004


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Magna Cum Laude
American Institute of Architects, certificate for academic excellence
Tau Sigma Delta, architectural honors society
Milan Polytechnic and USC Anthony Marnell Como, Italy study abroad program

Aug 2003 - Jun 2008

Areas of Specialization