At Ten Seventy Architecture, we transform your ideas into breathtaking modern spaces that inspire and elevate your lifestyle. Our team combines modern + minimalist design, our signature project process, and seamless collaboration to make your architectural dreams a reality.
Whether you’re looking to remodel your home or build additional units on your property, our integrated design + permitting process, along with our expertise in navigating building codes, will help you build a home tailored to you and your family’s lifestyle.
Ten Seventy Architecture is a modern architecture studio that brings passion, creativity, and expertise to each unique project. We pride ourselves on delivering innovative designs for homes, renovations, and accessory dwelling units throughout Los Angeles and beyond. Our client-focused approach ensures that every aspect of your vision is realized, resulting in a space that truly reflects your personality and style.
Building a unique, modern space doesn’t need to feel like an uphill battle. Our decade of experience in designing residential and commercial properties throughout Southern California has resulted in a proprietary process that simplifies the home building and renovation process.
Watch this video for a quick overview of our signature creative process
We specialize in assisting our clients by designing custom modern homes, remodeling + renovating their existing homes, and extending their properties with state-of-the-art accessory dwelling units (ADUs). Our ultimate objective is to empower our clients to create extraordinary living spaces that perfectly harmonize with their individual lifestyles.
"Sean is the guy if you are looking for a Los Angeles architect. I was referred to him via a mutual business connection, and couldn't be happier with his work...The final product was phenomenal. I could not be happier. His work was not only exactly what I was looking for, but he did it in a timely fashion. "
"An element we loved about Sean was his ability to see creatively from the very beginning. And I can tell you that when we walked out of the meeting with Sean, we both looked at each other and said: “That’s the guy we want” And we’ve had no regrets ever since."
“5.000 stars. The recent opening of our ophthalmology practice has been a year in the making, and Sean Canning from Ten Seventy Architecture was integral to the successful design and execution of our space.”
“Highly recommend working with Sean, he is a licensed Architect who puts the customer's best interests first. I have worked with Sean on several projects, his thoroughness streamlines the project helping save money and time.”
Our primary focus is modern and minimalist architectural design, but we also have experience in other styles such as contemporary, craftsman, and transitional. Additionally, we offer interior design services to complete your project.
For projects in the Los Angeles area, our design services typically start at $12,000-15,000 for smaller projects. Pricing may vary depending on the size and complexity of your project.
Absolutely! We offer virtual consultations for clients who prefer remote discussions. Simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page, and we'll be in touch to schedule a virtual meeting with a licensed architect to discuss your project.
es, we do! We have extensive experience in designing custom ADUs and can create the perfect accessory dwelling unit for your property. Ask us about our predesigned 1-Bedroom / 1-Bathroom ADU.
Certainly! Our local architects have a wealth of experience in both residential and commercial projects. We have been involved in designing commercial tenant improvement projects for over a decade and are excited to help you with your commercial endeavors.
In addition to our design fees, you may encounter costs for structural engineering, permit fees paid to the municipality, and expenses for facilitating the permit process. Some projects may require energy calculations or additional engineering, while more complex permits might necessitate presentation drawings.
Schedules will depend on the project scope. Generally, it takes around 1-2 months to create a design working w/ a client, then 1 month to engineer/detail the project.
Permit fees are determined by local municipalities and can vary greatly. New homes may be subject to additional municipal impact fees.
Standard projects not located in the California Coastal Zone typically take around 3 months to permit. Projects in the Coastal Zone or requiring a Site Development Permit can take around 8 months or more to permit.
We have received accolades for our modern furniture designs, which we create upon special request.