• Services

    • Project feasibility studies

    • Past permit & record research

    • Project strategizing & team organization

    • Schematic design

    • Consultant & City reviewer coordination

    • Construction drawings production

    • Preparation of City permit applications

    • Presentations for City reviews

    • Construction phase bidding assistance

    • Construction phase observation

    • Post construction documentation



    PD-ARCHITECT provides complete architectural services specializing in projects located in Santa Monica CA. We also provide project expediting services to assist our clients with the City’s review and permit approval process, as well as consulting services to advise clients with their overall project strategy.

  • Patrick Davies

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    • Patrick Davies, licensed Architect, California Architects Board

    • Bachelor of Science, Environmental Design, 1981

      University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA

    • Master of Architecture, 1986

      University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA

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    Patrick Davies Architect has extensive experience in Santa Monica, California with a focus on residential projects. Patrick’s strength is in working in a team to transform and bring value to a project from concept through construction. Having his own architectural business as well as being owner/builder for his own projects in Santa Monica adds to his local architectural expertise. Patrick’s design approach has an understated, subtle elegance that is sensitive to the environment, and brings meaning and an enhanced experience to the building’s users and community. His commitment is to achieve the successful completion of projects in response to the Client’s program, budget and schedule.

  • Our projects

    • Architect - Addition/Remodel Residence

      Expeditor - Remodel Commercial

    • Architect - New Residence

      Consultant - Remodel Commercial

    • Consultant - New Condominiums

      Architect - Addition/Remodel Residence

    • Architect - Addition/Remodel Residence

  • Main services:

    • Architect

      Full Architectural services including: feasibility studies, past permit and record research, project strategizing and team organization, schematic design, consultant and City reviewer coordination, construction drawings production, preparation of City permit applications, presentations for City reviews and approvals, construction phase bidding assistance, construction phase observation and post construction project documentation.

    • Expeditor

      Project facilitating for City reviews and permit approvals including, preparation of City permit applications, coordination of consultant’s documents with City staff, making sure that all the right packages go to the right places, and follow-up contacts so that tasks are completed efficiently.

    • Consultant

      Project advising and project management including: feasibility studies, project strategizing and team organization, monitoring consultant and City staff performances. We provide consulting services to other Architects who are not experienced in Santa Monica as well as Property Owners, Developers, and Tenants who are remodeling commercial space.

  • Featured news

    The City of Santa Monica’s current plan check review cycle times for new residential projects have reduced to:

    4 weeks first review

    2 weeks subsequent review

    1 week approved documents/permit preparation

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    to make sure your project goes smoothly.

    Did you know?

    The City of Santa Monica’s implementation of the electronic project plan review and approval system or Eplans has changed how we all do our work. Since Eplans became the City’s required review system in 2011 several adjustments have taken place. This paperless, online project system increases the efficiency of a project’s review, including improvements in document accuracy, processing flexibility, staff communication and overall financial savings of the project.

  • Our address

    Santa Monica, CA

    E-mail: pat@pd-architect.com

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