Ed Stavneak Architecture

Architect & CASp

Ed Stavneak Architecture   

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Ed Stavneak attended East Los Angeles College and California Polytechnic University, Pomona attaining three architectural degrees including a Bachelor of Architecture.

After graduation, Ed Stavneak established an architectural office engaged in the design and development of home additions and custom homes completing more than 100 projects in and around southern California.  A desire for continued challenge found Ed Stavneak working for local architects on various challenging projects including many high rise hotels, and residential projects.

Recent projects include Commerce Casino and Hotel which includes about 45,000 square feet of new casino space along with a 200 room hotel.   Also included is a sports bar restaurant, 30,000 health club facility and a 1,200 person ballroom with a legitimate stage.  This project was competed while Ed Stavneak was employed at Nadel Architects.

Other recent projects include Subway Terminal Building (Metro 417), the conversion of a 1925 historic office building into 227 apartment units along with a parking garage and a health club facility.   Also notable is the conversion of a 38 story high rise office building in downtown Los Angeles into 277 condominium units.  This project included a 17th floor pool deck and a health club facility.   School work includes the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building at CSU San Marcos.   This project is a 4 story; 106,000 square foot building that includes classrooms, offices and a small rodent laboratory.   These projects were completed while at AC Martin Partners.

Ed Stavneak is a California Licensed Architect with many years of diversified experience in the design and management of all phases of a wide variety of building types.   Additionally, Ed Stavneak is a Certified Interior Designer (CID) having worked on various tenant improvement and interior design projects and he also holds a Certificate from the National Council of Architectural Registration Board.

Most recently with an interest in sustainable design, Ed Stavneak has become a Leed Accredited Professional with a passionate desire to preserve our national resources.   In addition with substantial Construction Administration experience, Ed Stavneak has become a Certified Construction Contracts Administrator (CCCA).

Ed Stavneak has also recently made application, been tested by the State of California and has become a Certified Access Specialist (CASp) in order to provide Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA ) surveys to business owners and provide State of California window certificates.   Ed Stavneak is also a Founding Member of the Certified Access Specialist Institute.

Currently, Ed Stavneak has established an Architectural Practice providing a full array of architectural services to clients including CASp Inspections,  ADA Surveys, Property Condition Assessments (PCA's), Home Additions, Custom Homes, Tenant Improvements and Small Commercial Buildings.