Discover what inspires us

Collaboratively building the future imagined

AXIS/GFA’s success with transforming our clients’ visions into reality isn’t accomplished independently.  Through impactful relationships, we help our clients create places that shape the best human experiences.

Our Projects

We've Been Busy

Explore a sample of our recently completed projects.

New Build Hotels

Santa Monica

Courtyard Santa Monica Hotel Design

AXIS/GFA's Los Angeles studio's design of this property won the developer a Marriott International Development of the Year award.

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New Build Hotels

Santa Clara

Element Santa Clara Hotel Design

A LEED® Silver Certified new build hotel that embraces the local environment for design inspiration.

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Multi-family Residential

Healdsburg

Citrine Apartments Multi-family Residential Project

This affordable housing project designed by AXIS/GFA was the Gold Nugget Award winner for “Best Affordable Housing Community, under 30 du/acre” at the 2019 PCBC gala.

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Our Expertise

We're more than simply amazing design

We love embracing our reputation for creating inspiring designs that shape the best human experiences. But we're also proud of our deep expertise helping ensure project success in other ways.

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Designing For Tomorrow, Together

We are expert architectural designers and Architects of Record (AOR).

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Repurposing with Purpose

We have extensive architectural renovation, adaptive reuse, and brand reflagging expertise.

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Navigating Complexities

We specialize in entitlement and technical proficiency certification consulting.

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Maximizing Value

We help investors maximize their commercial real estate investment potential.

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Partners in Hospitality

We are leaders in hotel, resort, and hospitality architectural design.

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