David Thompson, Design Principal at Assembledge+
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Assembledge+ is a full-service architecture firm, specializing in custom residential and commercial designs, from their studio in Los Angeles.

Our approach to architecture is situated within a contemporary modern design, particularly rooted in the Southern California tradition and climate. This is an architecture that is attuned to its environment and that supports and nourishes the people for whom it, in turn, is also the environment.

We take for granted that no formula can be applied indiscriminately, irrespective of specifics. Instead, we adhere to an architecture of pragmatic response, whereby each project is approached according to its particular character.

Our design process begins with questions. What is the program and the intent? What is the aspiration? These conversations are informed by a thorough analysis of the site – both of the property itself and of the neighboring community, and the client’s specific needs and aspirations. The resulting architecture, then, combines these imperatives with materials, technology, craftsmanship, and form.

Creating enduring environments that are designed responsibly and sustainably have been hallmarks of the firm’s design culture, relying on classic strategies for the Southern California climate such as good exposure to sun and ventilation, well-insulated walls, and shaded interior courtyards; collapsing the boundary between interior and exterior; extending living spaces to the exterio

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