Ziese Architecture, Inc. is an award-winning, full service architecture firm providing design services for commercial, residential, and mixed-use projects.
Capabilities include tenant improvements, restaurants, adaptive reuse, corporate offices, and custom homes. Specialties include sustainable building practices, historic preservation and renovation, and adaptive reuse.
Principle Architect, Daniel Ziese, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, brings a depth of understanding that is invaluable to clients seeking to realize their projects. He has 18+ years of professional practice covering hospitality, multi-family housing, mix-used development, educational facilities, retail centers, and commercial office projectPrior to starting Ziese Architecture in Los Angeles, Daniel worked with Orange County firms Dougherty + Dougherty, Thomas Cox Architects, KTGY, and Bundy-Finkel Architects on a wide range of project types. Daniel holds a Bachelor's of Architecture from the University of Arizona where he graduated with honors and is a recipient of the American Institute of Architects National Scholarship. Daniel is licensed to practice architecture in California and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and the United States Green Building Counsel (USGBC).
Studio Director, Luc Peltier has over 25 years of experience in Europe, Asia and North America, brings a high level of expertise to the design process. His extensive international experience includes mid and large scale mixed-use, entertainment, cultural and residential projects. Prior to moving the Los Angeles in 2000, Luc worked and collaborated with renowned architecture firms Architecture Jean Nouvel, J. M. Wilmotte, and De Portzamparc. Prior to working with Ziese Architecture, Luc worked with Gensler, Harley Ellis Devereaux, Nadel Architects, and Thomas Cox Architects and holds himself to the same high design expectations as these award winning firms. Luc holds Master’s degrees in Architecture and Technology of Communication & Multimedia from Ecole d'Architecture de Paris-la-Villette and Saint-Denis University. Luc is a licensed architect in France.
Design Consultant, Lawrence Nelson holds degrees in Industrial Design and Design Education. He is an accomplished and acclaimed artist and architectural designer who has lent his extraordinary talents to an impressive number of projects and a long list of clients, spanning the last 28 years. Lawrence’s unique ability to conceptualize three-dimensional spaces and to understand how the public will experience them is unparalleled.Lawrence’s skills, include: master planning, sketching, creating eye-catching presentations, program oversight, art directing teams and even the development of brand identity and marketing strategies. He has applied these skills to a broad spectrum of industries including; film, animation, architecture, retail, hospitality, advertising, products, toys, transportation, and live entertainment.
Ziese Architecture is dedicated to having our clients actively engage in the design process to create a design solution that will meet and exceed your needs. Through our collaboration we can create opportunities to establish meaningful connections to the built environment with conscientious design that incorporates the project’s specific needs, history, culture, and environment.
Ziese Architecture endeavors toward the betterment of the built environment by shaping the user’s experience and providing the best architecture and design solutions for our clients.