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Updated Architectural Concepts Inc 2013 Quarter One brochure. Seahorse Estates Resort, Social Tap American Eatery, CREV offices and more.

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  • 2311 Kettner Boulevard, Studio B : San Diego, CA 92101T: 619/531-0110 : www.4designs.com
  • EXPERIENCEDArchitectural Concepts, Inc. (ACI) is a Planning,Architecture and Interior Design firm committed to thehighest quality in design and client service ACI providesARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTShighest quality in design and client service. ACI providesarchitectural services nationally and internationally with anexpertise in hospitality/resort/vacation ownership projects.The firm’s principal and staff have a unique combinationof experience in the architecture and constructionindustries in a wide variety of projects including hospitality,commercial, civic, institutional, multi-family and seniorhousing.CREATIVEArchitectural Concepts’ diverse talent of architects,designers and planners contribute to the firm’s creativeculture. ACI works as a team to create a reality from theirclient’s vision. Hospitality projects start with anunderstanding of the “guest experience” to build a centralcore concept for the project resulting in spectaculardestinations.DIVERSIFIEDArchitectural Concepts offers a full range of services for avariety of project types. ACI’s scope of services includes:architectural renderings for design and presentationmaterials, electronic construction documents (AutoCAD),governmental processing construction estimatesgovernmental processing, construction estimates,construction administration, reconstruction, ADA services,FF&E specifications, purchasing and expert testimony.Because of ACI’s diverse skills, the firm has been utilized atthe pro forma stage of projects to set the parameters ofthe development scope.INNOVATIVEA hit t l C t ’ i i l d t ff d di t dArchitectural Concepts’ principal and staff are dedicatedto being innovative. ACI is committed to having a freshvision and looking for design solutions that respect theenvironment. ACI helps clients to conceptualize theproject by the use of AutoCAD 3D modeling of buildingsand architectural renderings to bring the project to life.RESPONSIVEArchitectural Concepts has a proven and definedapproach to their practice of architecture. Rather thanrushing into a project, ACI takes the time to carefully listento their clients, drawing out their needs and desiresconcerning design and construction. ACI’s success lies intheir ability to take this information and blend aestheticsand function with economic common sense.
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSHOSPITALITY / VACATION OWNERSHIPTRUMP INTERNATIONALHOTEL AND TOWERNew Orleans LASEAHORSE ESTATES BEACH CLUBFollett’s Island, TXArchitecture Interior DesignLAWRENCE WELKRESORT VILLASEscondido CANew Orleans, LAInterior Design ConceptDevelopment, FF&E, ArtProgram and Purchasing forModel Unit and Sales Center.CLUB REGINACancun, MX andC b S L MXArchitecture, Interior Designand FF&E for 10,000 SF BeachClub + Interiors for 37 luxuryresidences ranging between2700 and 3500 SFTHE BONDLas Vegas, NVR t C t E titl tEscondido, CAInterior Renovation of 286vacation ownership units.2004 ARDY Award*CANYON VILLASAT THE WELK RESORTEscondido, CAA hit t M t Pl iCabo San Lucas, MXRedefine Brand Image,Interior Design, FF&E, ArtProgram and Purchasing for232 guest units.2008 ARDY Award*ISLAND EMPRESS RESORTlResort Concept, Entitlements,Architecture, Interior Designand FF&E for a 118 unitvacation ownership resort.CIBOLA VISTARESORT AND SPAPeoria, AZt l i tArchitecture, Master Planningand Entitlements for 240 units.WESTIN HORTON PLAZASan Diego, CAArchitectural Design for7,000 SF pavilion atop theplaza deck.Pensacola, FLDefine Brand, ConceptualInterior Design, FF&E,Purchasing for 216 unit, 19story fractional resort.GOLDEN DOOR SPAEscondido, CAMaster Planning, ResortConcept, Entitlements,Architecture, Interior Design,FF&E and Purchasing for a 20acre resort, with 480 vacationownership units.2006 ARDY Award*PACIFIC BEACHFRONT RESORTSan Diego, CAArchitecture and InteriorDesign for a 167 unit vacationownership resort.RADISSON HOTELMaster Planning, Architectureand Interior Design forexclusive 30 acre spa site.OPTIMUM HEALTH INSTITUTELemon Grove, CAMaster Planning, Architectureand Interior Design for a 2.8WESTIN MISSION HILLS RESORTRancho Mirage, CAArchitecture for new35,000 SF conference centerand renovation of 11,000 SFspa/athletic center.WINNERS CIRCLE BEACH ANDSan Diego, CAExterior Renovation of mainentry and lobby.WILDWOOD SHORES RESORTLake Conroe, TXMaster Plan for 272 vacationownership units.gacre wellness resort.THE VILLASAT THE GRAND COLONIALLa Jolla, CAHotel Concept, Entitlements,Architecture, Interior Designand FF&E for 18 luxury suitesTENNIS RESORTSolana Beach, CAArchitecture and Interior Designfor new clubhouse andrenovation of 96 units.NUT TREE ENTERTAINMENTCOMPLEXpDESERT OASISPalm Springs, CAInterior Renovation of 64vacation ownership units.2005 ARDY Award*SHERATON HARBOR ISLANDywith underground garage.OYSTER SHELLCONDOMINIUMSCOVacaville, CAMaster Plan for 125 acre site,with a 350 unit hotel, 50 unitvacation ownership villa,100,000 SF retail mall.4TH ON PARK CONDOMINIUMSSan Diego, CASan Diego, CAPlanning, Architecture andInterior Design of fitnesscenter, spa and pavilion.WHOLE OWNERSHIPCONDOMINIUMSLa Jolla, CAEntitlements, Architectureand Interior Design for 6 luxuryunits with undergroundgarage.San Diego, CAArchitecture, Interior Design for3,000 SF stylish downtown infillproject.* American Resort Development Association
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSRESTAURANTS / CLUBSSOCIAL TAP BAR AND GRILLEVentura, CAInterior and ExteriorHOME PLATE CAFÉ @ UCSDSan Diego, CAInterior Design for a full serviceWAHOO TACOSan Diego, CABrand Development for 2 000Interior and ExteriorRenovation for 6,000 sportsbar.ZEBAS BAKERYSan Diego, CAInterior and ExteriorRenovation for 3,000 SFb k d féInterior Design for a full servicesports bar.COME ON IN CAFÉ @ UCSDSan Diego, CAInterior Design for a full servicecafe.TIVOLI BARBrand Development for 2,000SF beach style restaurant.TWISTER CAFESan Diego, CAInterior Design for teenoperated cafe.ZANZIBAR AT THE LOFT @ UCSDbakery and café.KILL DEVILS I AND IILake Forest & Temecula, CAInterior Design for a 1,400 SFand a 2,800 SF location.COSIl C t CTIVOLI BARSan Diego, CAArchitecture and InteriorDesign for expansion of 120year old structure.CABANA GRILLCibola Vista Resort and SpaiZANZIBAR AT THE LOFT @ UCSDLa Jolla, CAInterior Renovation of bar andkitchen.TAPANADE RESTAURANTLa Jolla, CAi iCOMMERCIAL / RETAILTemecula & Costa Mesa, CAInterior Design for nationalbrand urbane cafés.Peoria, AZArchitecture and InteriorDesign of a 3,000 SFrestaurant.CAPITAL REAL-ESTATEVENTURES OFFICESNICOLE MILLER RETAIL STORECarlsbad CANATH LAW GROUPCarlsbad CAInterior and ExteriorRenovation for Frenchcafé and bar..VENTURES OFFICESSan Diego, CAInterior design of 4200 SFoffice with custom lightingand cold rolled steel doorsMIRA MESA TEEN CENTERSan Diego, CAInterior Design for an 8 000 SFCarlsbad, CAInterior Design for retailshowroom and bridal salon.SOLATUBE INTERNATIONALAND BRIGHTER CONCEPTSSan Diego, CAArchitecture and InteriorDesign for a 17 000 SFCarlsbad, CAInterior Design of 7,000 SF lawoffices.PURRING PARROTSan Diego, CAInterior Design for a 2,406 SFexclusive cat and bird resort.Interior Design for an 8,000 SFteen center.WHEREHOUSE RETAIL STORESSan Diego, CAInterior Design of a 10,000 SFand a 7,000 SF store.URBAN SUNDesign for a 17,000 SFcorporate research anddevelopment training centerand warehouse.IT’S ALL ABOUT THE GIRLSan Diego, CAInterior Design for a 6,000 SFparty palace and retailSHADOWRIDGE VET CLINICVista, CAInterior Design for 3,000 SFveterinary clinic withboarding and retail space.SHARP BUSINESS SYSTEMSSHOWROOMURBAN SUNSan Diego, CAInterior Design for a 2,800 SFtanning salon and retail store.ROLLERSKATELANDChula Vista, CAArchitecture and InteriorD i f 20 000 SF llparty palace and retailoutlet.KINKADE GALLERIESSan Diego, CAHorton Plaza and FashionValley Center. Interior Designof art gallery and office.SHOWROOMSan Diego, CAInterior design for 10,500 SFcorporate offices andshowroom.MOTIVATE CORP. OFFICESSan Diego, CAI t i d i f 7 800 SFDesign for a 20,000 SF roller-skate rink. LAK ADVERTISING OFFICESSan Diego, CAArchitecture and InteriorDesign for 18,000 SFrenovationInterior design for 7,800 SFcorporate offices.
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS HOSPITALITYMARGIT WHITLOCK IS “….AGUIDING SPIRIT AND ASOURCE OF STRENGTH, APILLAR OF OUR ENTIREEFFORT…A REMARKABLEPERSON.”NEIL CUMSKY, CEO,NEIL CUMSKY, CEO,PRINCETON RESORTS GROUPCIBOLA VISTA RESORT AND SPAPeoria, ArizonaPrinceton Resorts GroupA hit t l C t t d d i t i i d bArchitectural Concepts created a design concept inspired bythe history of the Spanish conquistadors who traveled throughArizona in search of the “Seven Cities of Cibola”.20 acre timeshare development with 480 vacation ownershipunits in six phases, a three story 30,000 SF lobby building with finedining and sales center, 100 room hotel, 10,000 SF spa, 3,200 SFtrailhead building, two pools each with pool house cafes and ai i f f j125’ long “ruin wall” as a signature feature of the project.MASTER PLANNING, ENTITLEMENTS, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORDESIGN, FF&E, PURCHASING
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS HOSPITALITYCIBOLA VISTA RESORT AND SPAPeoria, ArizonaPrinceton Resorts GroupARDY Gold Award (2006) for Resort Architecture from theARDY Gold Award (2006) for Resort Architecture from theAmerican Resort Development Association.MASTER PLANNING, ENTITLEMENTS, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORDESIGN, FF&E, PURCHASING
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS INTERIORSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS“….RESULTS WERESPECTACULAR….WON TOPHONORS…. COMPETITIONFOR THESE AWARDS ISFIERCE.”JOHN E. SMALL, CHAIRMAN,RESORTCOM INTERNATIONALCIBOLA VISTA RESORT AND SPAPeoria, ArizonaPrinceton Resorts GroupARDY Gold Award (2006) for Resort Architecture from theARDY Gold Award (2006) for Resort Architecture from theAmerican Resort Development Association.MASTER PLANNING, ENTITLEMENTS, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORDESIGN, FF&E, PURCHASING
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS INTERIORSTHE SPANISH EXPLORERS…THE SPANISH EXPLORERSSEARCH FOR THE “SEVEN CITIESOF CIBOLA”, A LEGENDARYRESPITE OF GOLD, SILVER, ANDUNTOLD RICHES.INSPIRATION FOR THE DESIGNCIBOLA VISTA RESORT AND SPAPeoria, ArizonaPrinceton Resorts GroupARDY Silver Award (2006) for Interior Design from the AmericanARDY Silver Award (2006) for Interior Design from the AmericanResort Development Association.MASTER PLANNING, ENTITLEMENTS, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORDESIGN, FF&E, PURCHASING
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS INTERIORSLOS CABOS - PICTURE YOURRESORT IN THE MAJESTICDESERT LANDSCAPE WHERETHE LUMINOUS BLUE SKIESAND WILD BLUE OCEANMEET THE LAND’S END.CANCUN - PICTURE YOURRESORT ON PRISTINE WHITERESORT ON PRISTINE WHITESANDS WHERE A TROPICALTURQUOISE SEA MEETS ANANCIENT CIVILIZATIONCLUB REGINACancun and Los Cabos, MexicoRaintree Resorts InternationalARDY Gold Award (2008) for Refurbishment –Architecture &Interior Design from the American Resort DevelopmentAssociation.“A Collection of Memories Awaits You at Our Gallery of Resorts”is the concept created by ACI for Raintree Vacation Club. Theoverall concept has been tailored for the individual resorts. ACIselected several artists from Mexico who created originalartwork for the guest units. The collection of artwork reflects thearea and culture of each resort. The guest has the opportunityto purchase the artwork as a memento of their resort vacation.Interior renovation of 232 Guest Units.INTERIOR DESIGN, ART PROGRAM, FFE, PURCHASING
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS ON THE BOARDS“Architectural Concepts wasselected for its expertise in theshared ownership arena, as wellas its well known reputation foras its well-known reputation forcreating exceptional themedresorts that fit a particular niche.We have known Margit Whitlockand her company for a number ofyears, and are thrilled that wefinally have the opportunity towork with her and her talentedgroup.”Carl G. Berry, President and CEO Star Resort GroupSEAHORSE ESTATES BEACH CLUBFollets Island, TexasArchitectural Concepts is creating a spectacular “country-clubtype” facility with full amenities to service the Follets Islandtype facility with full amenities to service the Follets Islandproject, a luxury fractional resort. Included in the nearly 10,000square ft. Beach Club will be three hotel suites, a sales center,recreation and game room, movie room, luxury spa, andfitness studio. The bar/lounge will have indoor and outdoordining for 100. . Outside there will be an enormous activity poolwith an infinity edge falling to a fire pit below, and a “not sosmall” kid’s pool.BRANDING, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS ON THE BOARDS“It is an amazing experience towork with ACI. Their team is verytalented and responsive to everydetail”Lucian DancaescuLucian DancaescuGulf Wind ManagementISLAND EMPRESS RESORTPensacola, FloridaACI is designing this high rise beach fractional resort as a greenproject for LEED certification Luxury amenities include a wineproject for LEED certification. Luxury amenities include a winegrotto room for temperature controlled wine storage and afractional yacht ownership at the resort beach.200+ five star luxury suites, lobby, wine grotto bar, owner’slounge, fitness center, conference center, sales center andpool amenities.BRANDING, INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E, PURCHASING AND LEEDCERTIFICATION
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS HOSPITALITYGREEN GRASS BETWEENGREEN GRASS – BETWEENTHE BLADES, THE COLOR OFWATERKAGA NO CHIYO (1703-1775)GOLDEN DOOREscondido, CaliforniaLXR Luxury ResortsArchitectural Concepts’ design concept for the spa resort is aArchitectural Concepts design concept for the spa resort is amodern interpretation of an ancient Asian story.30 acre spa site, new construction and interior renovation for 50guest units and common areas including dining facility, bathhouse with wet and dry treatment rooms, lounge and exercisefacility.MASTER PLANNING, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E,MODEL UNITS
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS INTERIORS“…THE CONSUMMATEEXAMPLE OF WHY (ACI)…EXAMPLE OF WHY (ACI)…HAS RISEN TO THE TOPECHELON OF HOSPITALITYARCHITECTURAL DESIGNFIRMS IN THE SOUTHWEST.”ANN LEWIS,DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTIONDIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION,ZMT ASSOCIATESGOLDEN DOOREscondido, CaliforniaLXR Luxury ResortsInspirational sayings lead to the design concepts for theInspirational sayings lead to the design concepts for thecommon spaces including the bathhouse body wrap huts withsignature treatments such as a warm honey wrap & orangeblossom milk soak.MASTER PLANNING, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E, SPADESIGN
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS INTERIORSA SANCTUARY DEEPLYA SANCTUARY DEEPLYINFLUENCED BY JAPANESETRADITION TUCKED AWAYON 377 ACRES, IT IS THE“NUMBER-ONE DESTINATIONSPA IN THE NATION”2005 ZAGAT SURVEYGOLDEN DOOREscondido, CaliforniaLXR Luxury ResortsEach area is created with a “Wabi Sabi” design approach andEach area is created with a Wabi Sabi design approach andgrows from ACI’s research into ancient Japanese culture.MASTER PLANNING, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E,MODEL UNITS
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS HOSPITALITY“…THANK YOU FOR ALL YOURHARD WORK…I HAVE COME TODEPEND UPON YOURPROFESSIONALISM, OUTSTANDINGWORK PRODUCT ANDDEDICATION…”BUNTY AHAMED,FORMER GENERAL MANAGER,THE WESTIN MISSION HILLS RESORTWESTIN MISSION HILLSRancho Mirage, CaliforniaStarwood Hotels & Resorts WorldwideACI designed an elegant mission style 35 000 SF conferenceACI designed an elegant mission style 35,000 SF conferencecenter with a ballroom, executive boardroom and full servicekitchen. The work resulted in a landmark bell tower withceramic mosaic dome, trellised courtyard for functions and anoval boardroom accentuating the corner of the structure. Inaddition, ACI renovated the spa/athletic center whichbecame a model for the Westin Brand. It was ACI thatintroduced a black and brown wood palette (now a Westinsignature look) with backlit glass panels for the wall treatmentsignature look) with backlit glass panels for the wall treatment.35,000 SF conference center including a 60,000 SF parkinggarage and an 11,000 SF renovation of spa/athletic center.ENTITLEMENTS, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS HOSPITALITY / INTERIORSTHE DESIGN INTENT IS SIMPLE,THOUGHTFUL, ANDPRACTICAL AND PROVIDESA SERENE PLACE FORCONTEMPLATIONOPTIMUM HEALTH INSTITUTELemon Grove, CaliforniaThe design brings an order between space, form, and functionthat is not distracting ACI has developed a master plan tothat is not distracting. ACI has developed a master plan tobring order and harmony to the entire complex through thefuture expansion and interior renovation. Great precautionswere taken with respect to the environment and protecting thehealth of guests.2.8 acre site master plan, interior renovation and newconstruction with 10 phases, 85 guest units, dining facility, pooland spa retail and organic gardenand spa, retail and organic gardenMASTER PLANNING, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, FFE,MODEL UNIT
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS HOSPITALITY“IN THE PROCESS OFWORKING CLOSELY WITHWORKING CLOSELY WITHMARGIT AND HER TEAM, WEHAVE FOUND THEM TO BEHIGHLY COMPETENT,CREATIVE, EASY TO WORKWITH AND VERYPROFESSIONAL.”JON FREDRICKS, PRESIDENTTHE WELK RESORT GROUPCANYON VILLAS AT THE WELK RESORTEscondido, CaliforniaWelk Resort GroupThe elegant California Mission architecture is blended into theThe elegant California Mission architecture is blended into theoverall campus yet still stands alone with unique features untoitself. The name “Canyon Villas” symbolizes the rockoutcroppings and internal man made canyon landscape thatplays a part of the amenity areas.MASTER PLANNING, ENTITLEMENTS, ARCHITECTURE
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS INTERIORSOUR APPROACH IS TOEMBRACE CANCUNSHISTORY THAT IS RICH INMAYAN INFLUENCE IN THEINTERIOR DESIGNPARK ROYALCancun, MexicoRoyal Holiday VacationsInterior renovation concept to compliment the Park RoyalInterior renovation concept to compliment the Park RoyalBrand while retaining the importance of the hotel’s location.ACI’s design intent is to create continuous discovery with subtleMayan symbolism throughout the space.INTERIOR DESIGN CONCEPT FOR GUEST UNITS
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS HOSPITALITY / INTERIORSACI WAS SELECTED “BECAUSE OFTHE DEPTH OF EXPERIENCE INBRANDING AND DESIGNINGBRANDING AND DESIGNINGTIMESHARE RESORTS. THEY WEREINFLUENTIAL IN THE CREATION OFTHE PROJECT FROM ITS NAME ALLTHE WAY THROUGH TO ITSARCHITECTURE ANDCOSMOPOLITIAN INTERIORDESIGN”DESIGN”RICK LARSON, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENTTHARALDSON LODGING COMPANIESTHE BONDLas Vegas, NevadaTharaldson Lodging CompaniesBranding and the process of ideation with her clients is aBranding and the process of ideation with her clients is aprimary focus for Margit Whitlock and her firm. ACI created a“casual elegance” design concept for the James Bond inspiredcosmopolitan resort.Five story luxury timeshare resort, 118 guest units, lobby, owner’slounge, sales center, spa, pool and private cabanas.BRANDING, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS ON THE BOARDS“I APPRECIATE THE ART OF DESIGNEVEN MORE AFTER WATCHING THEDYNAMICS OF ACHIEVING ANDYNAMICS OF ACHIEVING ANIMPOSSIBLE SCHEDULE, WHILEJUGGLING THE DESIGN APPROVALPROCESS WITH OUR CORPORATEDESIGN TEAM ANDCOORDINATING A FAST TRACKCONSTRUCTION PHASE.”KELLY SANDERSFORMER GENERAL MANAGERSHERATON SAN DIEGOBRANSON VILLASBranson, MissouriArchitectural Concepts designed the timeshare villat i t d i t thi 300 t l dconcept incorporated into this 300 acre master-plannedmixed use entertainment and hospitality project.ENTRY MONUMENT IDENTITY SIGNAGE, ARCHITECTURE,INTERIOR DESIGN
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS RESTAURANTS“THERE IS NO ONE I WOULD RATHERBE BUILDING AND SOLVINGPROBLEMS WITH THANARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS”JOHN ELLISELLIS CONTRACTING INCELLIS CONTRACTING, INC.SOCIAL TAP AMERICAN EATERYVentura, CaliforniaBrand development for a new PUB style beach bar thatutilizes raw materials such as reclaimed woodutilizes raw materials such as reclaimed wood,galvanized metal siding and pebble rock walls. Theroughness of the colors and materials set the tone forthe 6000 SF restaurant. Project included planningdepartment and community group processing,Architecture and Interior Design.BRANDING ARCHITECTURE INTERIOR DESIGN FF&EBRANDING, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS RESTAURANTS“…I HIGHLY RECOMMENDMARGIT WHITLOCK OFARCHITECTURALCONCEPTS….FOR HERINTERIOR DESIGN ANDARCHITECTURAL SERVICES”JIM LAKDAWALA1JIM LAKDAWALALAK ADVERTISING1) Zanzibar at The Loft UCSDSan Diego, California2) COSI, SIMPLY GOOD TASTETemecula and Costa Mesa, California23e ecu a a d Cos a esa, Ca o a3) KILL DEVILS I AND II, FROZEN CUSTARD & BEACH FRIESLake Forest and Temecula, California4) WAHOO TACOSan Diego, California4
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS COMMERCIALMOTIVATESan Diego, CANot the typical office culture, the high profile Ad and Mediai d ith d fl ibilit ACIcompany required a space with energy and flexibility. ACIdesigned the 7800 SF space with a coffee bar lobby and play labwith multi colored panels and workstations with custom steel wallcaps for magnets. Our favorite part is the 60’ x 8’ custom graffitimural by Maxx Moses.BRANDING, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS COMMERCIALWILD WILD WEST MEETSWILD WILD WEST MEETSTRAIN DEPOT.DESIGN CONCEPT BLENDSCOLD ROLLED STEEL BARNDOORS, WEATHERED WOOD,FAUX SNAKE SKIN LEATHERWALL COVERING ANDVINTAGE LIGHTING.CREV – CAPITAL REAL-ESTATE VENTURESSan Diego, CAThe 4200 SF shell inside an historic building sits on the Park in theP k t P tC P k t di Utili i th i ti 100 ldPark at PetCo Park stadium. Utilizing the existing 100 year oldbrick walls and heavy timber structure we completed ourconcept with huge cold rolled steel barn doors with randomsmoke, bubble and clear windowpanes, distressed wood floors,weathered wood ceilings and custom vintage lighting.ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, AND CUSTOM LIGHTINGDESIGN
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS COMMERCIALSOLATUBEVista, CAArchitectural Concepts provided architecture and interiordesign for this complete gut and redo renovation of the existingdesign for this complete gut and redo renovation of the existing14,000 SF corporate offices plus a 7000 SF addition. Specialfeatures incorporated Solatubes into chandeliers and punchedwall treatments which had never been done before. The entiresecond floor and part of the first is daylit using shaft walls andother unique applications.BRANDING, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS COMMERCIAL / RETAILA UNIQUE DESIGN THATA UNIQUE DESIGN THATUTILIZES EACH TYPE OFSOLATUBE PRODUCT TOPROVIDE EFFECTIVE,EFFICIENT AND DRAMATICDAYLIGHTING SOLUTIONS.BRIGHTER CONCEPTSVista, CAThis Retail and Warehouse space is the showroom prototype for“Brighter Concepts” retail sales and installation network ofSolatube Premier Dealers. This prototype location includes aninstallation training workshop, a dealer training facility, researchand development, showroom, warehouse facilities and salesfloor.The design intent was to highlight not only that Solatubes canprovide day-lighting, but to clearly illustrate how they areinstalled and how they work. The design features open ceilingsthat show the path the tube structures follow from the roof tothe ceiling plane.ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E SELECTION ANDCUSTOM FURNITURE DESIGN
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS Commercial/retailNICOLE MILLERCarlsbad, CAPretty and pink was the criteria for the new flagship 2300 SFretail showroom From the oversized pink ottoman to theretail showroom. From the oversized pink ottoman to thecustom case goods, Architectural Concepts developed everydetail of the interior architecture and furnishings.INTERIOR DESIGN, FF&E SELECTION AND CUSTOM FURNITUREDESIGN
  • MARGIT E. WHITLOCK, AIA LEED ® APPrincipal | Creative DirectorMargit E. Whitlock AIA is a professional with over twenty years of experience ina variety of project and building types Her professional experience includes allPLANNINGOPTIMUM HEALTH INSTITUTE, Lemon Grove, CAMaster Plan for Wellness Center CampusTrestles San Onofre Beach Resort Pendleton CAARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSa variety of project and building types. Her professional experience includes allaspects of architecture and the building process including projectprogramming and site analysis, design, construction documents andconstruction administration. Her emphasis on project management providesclient assurance that the project will meet its goals for scheduling and budgetwhile not compromising the design intent.As Principal / Creative Director for Architecture and Interior DesignTrestles San Onofre Beach Resort, Pendleton, CAMaster Plan for Beach Resort, Banquet Hall, RV ParkDel Mar Beach, Pendleton, CAMaster Plan for Cabana de Playa Beach ClubHOSPITALITYTRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & TOWERNew Orleans, LouisianaInterior Design of Sales Center & Model UnitAs Principal / Creative Director for Architecture and Interior Design,Ms. Whitlock is responsible for creating the concepts that drive the design.Once the project is established, she coordinates feasibility studies,governmental processing including zoning, development and constructionpermits. In addition to master planning and architectural design, herexperience with consultant coordination on large-scale projects has assistedmany clients with an understanding of the full scope of a building project.CLUB REGINA, Cancun & Cabo San Lucas, MXClub re-branding and Interior Design of 232 UnitsISLAND EMPRESS RESORT, Pensacola, FLArchitecture and Interior Design of 216 unitFractional High RiseGOLDEN DOOR SPA, Escondido, CAArchitecture and Interior Design of ExclusiveDestination Spa ResortMs. Whitlock’s earlier experience in commercial/retail and multi-family housingprojects broadens the scope of services offered by Architectural Concepts.For the past sixteen years she has focused on resort and hospitality design andconstruction with projects nationally and internationally.Her project list includes hospitality, retail, restaurant, commercial, civic andmulti-family/senior housing Some of her firm’s completed projects includeCIBOLA VISTA RESORT & SPA, Peoria, AZArchitecture and Interior Design of 420 units, Spa,Lobby, Club House, Restaurant and Sales CenterLAWRENCE WELK RESORT VILLAS, Escondido, CAInterior Design of 282 UnitsHANDLERY HOTEL, San Diego, CAInterior Design of 217 Rooms & Public SpacesWESTIN MISSION HILLS RESORT R h Mi CA multi family/senior housing. Some of her firm s completed projects includeaward winning Cibola Vista Resort and Spa, Sheraton Harbor Island Spa,Lawrence Welk Resort Villas, Golden Door Spa, Westin Mission Hills ConferenceCenter and Spa, Winners Circle Resort renovation, Pacific Beachfront Resortand the Mira Mesa Civic Center. On the boards, she is leading the designteam for a new high rise fractional on Pensacola Beach.Ms Whitlock is a licensed architect in the states of California Arizona andWESTIN MISSION HILLS RESORT, Rancho Mirage, CAArchitecture and Interior Design for ConferenceCenter over underground garage and SpaPACIFIC BEACHFRONT RESORT, San Diego, CAArchitecture and Interior Design of 220 Unit BeachResortWINNERS CIRCLE BEACH & TENNIS RESORTSolana Beach, CAArchitecture and Interior Design of Clubhouse andMs. Whitlock is a licensed architect in the states of California, Arizona andFlorida. She is a Board Member SDAF (San Diego Architectural Foundation)ARDA (American Resort Developers Association), past President of NEWHSouthern Counties (The Hospitality Industry Network, past board member of theAIASD (American Institute of Architects), the East Village Association’s Land Usecommittee and the Old Town Architectural Review Board. As a result of hercommunity service with Habitat for Humanity, Ms. Whitlock was elected to theSan Diego Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors for 2008-201196 UnitsCOMMERCIALNICOLE MILLER RETAIL SHOWROOM, Carlsbad, CAInterior Design for new 2300 SF high end retail storeSOLATUBE CORPORATE OFFICES, Vista, CAArchitecture and Interior Design of 7000 SF additionand 14,000 SF office renovationSan Diego Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors for 2008 2011.Ms. Whitlock is an accomplished speaker with engagements at multiple ARDAconventions, HD Boutique show as well as being frequently published inmagazines such as Developments, Resort Trades, Hotel Business, Hiatus,Vacation Industry Review and Resort Management and Operations.She received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oregonwith academic strengths in urban planning and design and extended herMOTIVATE CORPORATE OFFICES, San Diego, CAInterior Design of 7,800 SF officeSOCIAL TAP BAR AND GRILLE, Ventura, CAArchitecture and Interior Design and Branddevelopment for 6000 SF prototype restaurantHOME PLATE CAFÉ @ UCSD, San Diego, CAInterior Design of 2500 SF Sports BarZANZIBAR AT THE LOFT @ UCSD S Di CA with academic strengths in urban planning and design and extended herstudies in Art History and Architecture at the University of Copenhagen,Denmark.ZANZIBAR AT THE LOFT @ UCSD, San Diego, CAInterior Design of new bar and kitchenWHEREHOUSE RETAIL STORES, CAInterior Design of 10,000 SF and 7,000 SF StoresROLLERSKATELAND, Chula Vista, CAArchitecture and Interior Design of 20,000 SF Rink
  • BRIAN GIGUERE, AIA LEED ® APPrincipal I Director of ArchitectureMr. Giguere brings thirty-one years of practice in architecture to the team ofArchitectural Concepts, Inc. His professional experience extends the full rangeHOSPITALITYTRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & TOWERNew Orleans, LouisianaInterior Design of Sales Center & Model UnitARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSp p p gof architectural services in master planning, architectural design, constructiondocuments, specifications and construction administration.Mr. Giguere brings creative, sustainable, and contemporary ideas to everyproject. His strengths as a Project Architect and Manager are built upon avaried background, including four years as principal of his own firm inHouston, when previous employers valued his skills and experience so muchInterior Design of Sales Center & Model UnitCLUB REGINA , Cancun & Cabo San Lucas, MXClub re-branding and Interior Design of 232 UnitsISLAND EMPRESS RESORT, Pensacola, FLArchitecture and Interior Design of 216 unitFractional High RiseGOLDEN DOOR SPA, Escondido, CAArchitecture and Interior Design of ExclusiveDestination Spa Resortp p y pthat they became his clients. He translated his expertise in design and projectmanagement to the hospitality industry in San Diego, developing uniqueresort and vacation-ownership environments. At ACI he programs, designs,and furnishes high profile projects for a broad range of clients from privatedevelopers, government agencies to high-tech companies.Mr. Giguere relishes the challenges of a project from start to finish. He listensDestination Spa ResortCIBOLA VISTA RESORT & SPA, Peoria, AZArchitecture and Interior Design of 420 units, Spa,Lobby & Sales CenterGOVERNMENT & PUBLICBORDER PATROL STATION EXPANSION, El Cajon, CA*Space planning and CD’s for 12,000 SFg g p jto clients, understands their needs and concerns, and provides them withunique, creative, and realistic solutions. He is detail oriented and hasmanaged numerous project teams for efficiency and timeliness. He isparticularly comfortable taking on highly complex assignments but does notlose sight of the small details and the need for careful, accurate and cleardocumentation.MARINE TASK FORCE, US CUSTOMS, CA*Remodel of existing 5,500 SF building for newheadquarters of HIDTA Task ForceKIDDIE HALL, San Diego, CA*Space planning, design and constructiondocumentation for 14,000 SF new child care facilityDEL MAR UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICES*S Di CAMr. Giguere’s expertise is combining effective project management withdetailed and accurate CAD documentation resulting in the timely andefficient completion of projects. He has broad space planning expertise inover 3.5 million square feet of planned, documented and built projects whichinclude office core development and public space design.Beyond the technical aspects of Mr. Giguere’s experience is a very talentedSan Diego, CASpace planning and CD’s for 12,000 SFPOWAY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICES*San Diego, CASpace planning and CD’s for 55,000 SFCOMMERCIAL & WORKPLACE INTERIORSACUSHNET COMPANY TITLEIST R&D, San Diego ,CA* y p g p yarchitect with highly defined design skills. His talent to design buildings thatcan be constructed is admirable and a benefit to every client. An example ofhis construction expertise is his Value Engineering efforts on Cibola Vista Resortwhereby simplification of the engineering systems and architectural detailssaved the project 10% of the construction budget.Mr. Giguere received the Builder of the Year Award in 1987 from BOMAgDesign and CD’s for 12,500 SF officesNATH LAW GROUP, Carlsbad, CAInterior design of 7,000 SF law officeM. W. KELLOGG TOWER, Houston TX*Space planning and CD’s for 50,000 SF officebuilding including lobby, retail and corridorMAMMOTH EQUITIES INC Encinitas CA*g(Building Owners and Managers Association) for his work as Project Architecton the M.W. Kellogg Tower Interiors Renovation. Mr. Giguere received hisMaster of Architecture degree from Rice University in Houston, Texas and hisBachelor of Building Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy,New York. He is a registered Architect in Texas and California and holds hisNCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) certificate. Mr.Giguere administers ACI’s Inter-Development (IDP) mentor program. is aMAMMOTH EQUITIES, INC., Encinitas, CADesign and CD’s for 35,000 SF professional officesBAKER & HOSTETLER, LLP, Houston, TX*Design and CD’s for 53, 500 SF law officeSAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC, San Diego, CA*Remodel and expansion of 15,000 SF officesLOMA SANTA FE ROADHOUSE*Solana Beach CAg p ( ) p gmember of the AIA (American Institute of Architects), CSI (ConstructionSpecifications Institute) and a LEED® Accredited Professional.Solana Beach, CAComplete renovation of existing 8,000 SF restaurantMERIDIAN OIL GULF COAST CORP., Houston, TX*Space planning and CD’s for 85,000 SF and150,000 SF offices
  • Senior Interior DesignerMs. Tawndra Williams has a unique background of corporate, retail andPURCHASINGPARK CITY RESORTPark City, UTTAWNDRA WILLIAMSARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTShospitality design. Yet prior to pursuing a career in Interior Design, Ms.Williams acquired a Bachelors of Business Administration from San DiegoState University and worked in the field of accounting. The rigor of thebusiness world set a foundation for Ms. Williams work ethic and themethodology she utilizes in her approach to purchasing and design. She isSHADOWRIDGE RESORTPark City, UTKONA REEFSHAREKona, HIISLAND EMPRESS HOSPITALTIY SUITEPensacola, FLgy pp p g gdedicated, organized and responsible as purchasing director and seniordesigner.Her passion for design and art forced her to make a career change andHOSPITALITYCLUB REGINACancun & Cabo San Lucas, MXSenior Interior Designer, Site Verifications, & FFESpecifications.TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & TOWERNew Orleans, LouisianaInterior Design of Sales Center & Model Unitreturn to school to acquire a second degree from Design Institute of SanDiego in Fine Arts. It is her diverse background in education that enables herto handle all facets of a project, from concept development to purchasing.Ms. Williams is particularly skilled in team management from the internaldesign team to managing all types of outside consultants such asInterior Design of Sales Center & Model Unit.Coordination of FFE specifications and purchasingISLAND EMPRESS RESORTPensacola, FLInterior Design of 216 unit Fractional High RiseTHE GOLDEN DOOR SPAEscondido, CAArchitecture and Interior Design of typical suite, spad l f thi l i D ti ti S design team to managing all types of outside consultants such asmechanical, electrical, plumbing and food service. Her broad scope of skillsis best utilized on complicated projects which require systematic planningand implementation. She specializes in logistics for large organizations.and lounge areas for this exclusive Destination SpaResortProjects completed at another firm:TOWER 23San Diego, CAHotel & RestaurantTIME WARNER CABLEMs. Williams has an extensive background which includes space planning,furniture design, FFE specifications, AutoCad drafting and procurement.Utilizing her background in accounting Ms. Williams prepares detailed FFEbudgets to assist the purchasing effort in quoting and analyzing projectSan Diego, CACorporate Tenant Improvementof 200,000 SFBERNSTEIN LITOWITZ BERGER AND GROSSMAN, LLPSan Diego, CACorporate Tenant Improvementof 35,000 SFMICROSOFTbudgets.Currently Ms. Williams is working towards becoming a Certified InteriorDesigner through NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualification)and CCIDC (California Council for Interior Design Certification)MICROSOFTLong Island, NYCorporate Tenant Improvementof 90,000 SFMOTRICITYSan Diego, CACorporate Tenant improvementCHARLOTTE RUSSEMultiple retail locations and CCIDC (California Council for Interior Design Certification).Multiple retail locationsInterior Designer and tenant coordinator formultiple retail stores.ROBBINS, UMEDA & FINK, LLPSan Diego, CACorporate tenant Improvementof 10,000 SF
  • ABRAHAM KATASEArchitectural Designer | IllustratorGraduated in 1989 from one of the most renowned universities in Mexico, theHOSPITALITYISLAND EMPRESS RESORT, Pensacola, FLBRANSON VILLAS B MOARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTSMonterrey Institute of Technology (I.T.E.S.M.) and has more than 20 years ofexperience as an Architect in Mexico working independently as a Designerand Illustrator for Architectural firms both in Mexico and the U.S., AbrahamKatase has a special expertise in elaborate renderings for architecturalpresentations marketing and design analysisBRANSON VILLAS, Branson, MOWINGATE INN, San Diego, CAGOLDEN DOOR SPA, Escondido, CAOPTIMUM HEALTH INSTITUTE, Lemon Grove, CATHE BOND, Las Vegas, NVpresentations, marketing and design analysis.Mr. Katase is skilled in several traditional techniques such as watercolor,markers, pencil, acrylics and airbrush. He has combined these skills withadvanced computer graphics to create three-dimensional images showingCIBOLA VISTA RESORT & SPA, Peoria, AZPELICAN COVE, San Carlos, Sonora, MXSANTA MARIA CLINIC, Santa Maria, CASKY VILLAS, Aspen, COTERRIBLE’S TOWN, Las Vegas, NVthe attributes of a proposed architectural design. This enables real estatedevelopers and clientele to visualize and experiment with building designcomponents and aspects.b h h b C ll f f hi l i dEMBASSY SUITES, Hermosillo, Sonora, MXRESIDENTIALLEE VISTA - LECESEE DEVELOPMENT CORP.Tampa, FLKEMAH RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, Kemah, TXBIG HOUSE RENTAL LANE COMPANYAbraham Katase has been a College Professor of Architectural Design andIllustration for the University of Sonora and of Architectural Illustration for theInstitute of Technology and Superior Studies of Monterrey in Mexico for 11years. He worked for the Sonora State Government in Mexico for three yearspreparing presentations of strategic investment projects such as the FordBIG HOUSE RENTAL, LANE COMPANYWinter Garden, FLLA JOYA RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTHermosillo, Sonora, MXBACOCHIBAMPO RESIDENTIAL MARINA Guaymas,Sonora, MXCIVIC p p g p g p jIndustrial Park, the Guaymas Marina Project, the Sonora-RiverbedDevelopment and the Bacochibampo Residential Marina. Mr. Katase playedan important role by providing photo-realistic renderings and images so keydecisions could be made in the real estate development process.SONORA STATE GOVERNMENT CENTER Hermosillo,Sonora, MXNORAM INC. RIVERBED PROJECTTorreon, Coahuila, MXSTATE PLAZA GOVERNMENT CENTERObregon, Sonora, MXGUAYMAS MARINAGuaymas, Sonora, MXOBREGON CONVENTION CENTERObregon, Sonora, MXCORPORATEUNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, Phoenix, AZHERMOSILLO TOWER, Hermosillo, Sonora, MXHARKINS THEATRE, Flagstaff, AZ