History

La Cañada Design Group (LCDG) was founded nearly 40 years ago by Lance Bird FAIA, in a small studio in the foothill community of La Cañada. Since then the firm has grown in both size and reputation to become one of the most respected firms in the San Gabriel Valley and Southern California. The firm’s growth continues under the new leadership of Kevin O’Brien, AIA LEED AP.


Experience

The firm has a reputation for broad, diverse experience, innovation and strong management. LCDG has successfully completed institutional, educational, administration, industrial, transportation, and healthcare projects ranging in cost from $300,000 to over $30 million.

Seventy-five percent of technical staff is licensed, with an average of 17 years’ experience. The staff are also leaders in professional and community organizations. LCDG is fluid in Building Information Modeling (BIM), and utilizes current software for drawings, specifications, estimating, scheduling, graphic design and financial controls.


Service

LCDG has worked with numerous clients on a broad range of projects. Evidence of the firm’s quality service are the many long-term client relationships and on-call contracts we have with clients as their ‘go-to’ architects for all of their needs. As testament to our dedication to client service, and incredible 90% of our work is for repeat clients.