COMPANY

Founded in 2014, A34STUDIO was established to execute and refine the design idea. Based in Santa Barbara, California, our studio is comprised of a variety of commissions that deliver private dwellings, interiors and a developing range of commercial and industrial briefs. With a design and practice background in coastal development we continue discovering the appropriate response to the environment by collaborating with our clients and the greater community.


Alan McLeod Architect Santa Barbara Coastal Residential Commercial Industrial

ALAN MCLEOD

A native of New Zealand, Alan received his Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Auckland in 1995. Alan has traveled the world and gained design experience in countries such as New Zealand, Fiji, Dubai, Egypt, Costa Rica and Mexico. He taught at Syracuse University and was employed by design based firms throughout the United States over the last 20 years. Alan has a passion for quality of life and connecting with people which is why you can usually find him catching a wave or making a new friend. He enjoys the entire design process from idea to execution and searches for the appropriate architecture of place in every project through the study of environment, views and cultural consciousness.

Drew Scherer A34STUDIO Santa Barbara Architecture Commercial Residential Interior Industrial Coastal

DREW SCHERER

Born in Ohio, Drew graduated with an M.Arch from the University of Cincinnati, including time spent studying abroad at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad in Copenhagen. He has worked in offices in Ohio, New York, and California on a variety for projects including commercial, hospitality, retail, mixed-use, single family residences, and land development. Drew also has an interest in fabrication and construction, and has acted as on-site supervisor and coordinator for various local projects. He has also worked with local companies to design and produce self-sufficient housing and offices to promote sustainable practices and lifestyles. 

Lauren Anderson A34STUDIO Santa Barbara Architecture Commercial Residential Interior Industrial

LAUREN ANDERSON

Growing up in the heart of America, Lauren graduated from Kansas State University with a Masters of Architecture in 2008 and was privileged to spend a semester studying abroad in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italia in 2007. Lauren has been refining her career path for six years and has been fortunate to work on projects in Dubai, Baja California Sur, Hawaii and coastal California. She joined Alan to rediscover her love for the creative process in delivering a built work that resonates with the clients and the greater community. Lauren is active in the Santa Barbara community and the outreach programs in schools.

 


COLLABORATION

Ashley & Vance Engineering is a civil and structural engineering firm that offers cost-conscious, practical and creative solutions for clients all over the West.

We strive for a perfect harmony of architecture, artistic expression, and the unique individuality of our clients.

Our philosophy defines the refined modern lifestyle. Committed to quality living in well-conceived artful environments.

 

We help move projects forward through the complexities of regulatory compliance, budgetary and schedule constraints, and conflicting stakeholder interests.

 

GDG is a landscape architectural firm providing comprehensive exterior space design, landscape planning, and landscape construction observation.

 

My paintings are a piece of my soul, my babies. A friend once said, "I look at your pieces and they just make me smile."  As an artist I could not ask for anything more.