PHILOSOPHY

SynArc Studio is a diverse Architectural and Design firm with a broad portfolio of experiences ranging from corporate to industrial; to retail to entertainment for industry leading companies to boutique family business. Founder and principal Jefferson Choi with 21 years of architectural experience, has developed SynArc Studio to be the respected and growing firm it is today from humble beginning that started 8 years ago.

SynArc Studio offers a broad range of services including Planning, Architecture, Interior Design and Landscape Design. Through the various disciplines SynArc Studio provides innovative solutions to the needs and desires of the client’s’ goal not just by improving the human experience through built design, but also being deliberately conscientious of the clients schedule and budget.

Located in Irvine, CA SynArc Studio has not only established relations with clients in California and Nevada but also has worked with great clients from Europe and Asia collaborating with internationally esteemed Architects and Designers.

SynArc Studio strives to deliver a great product with forward thinking design and exceptional service. Our goal is to earn the trust of our valued clients and always perform to their best interest while delivering efficient, cost effective and healthier buildings. We do so by exercising responsible and sustainable design, doing what is right not only for the business but the environment and our planet.

Jefferson Choi

AIA l Principal

Jefferson has over 21 years of a broad architectural experience ranging from full facility high-rise buildings to single family residential. He received his Bachelor’s of Architecture from the University of Southern California and studied abroad in Italy, while there he developed a commitment to his quality and craft. His experience includes programming, planning and design as well as coordinating all communication between the architectural team and the consultants for both core and shell projects as well as interior design projects. He possesses a particular interest in the complexities of ushering a design from conception to realization while maintaining an appropriate balance between design and constructability.

Prior to starting his own company JJC Design, Jefferson worked with DMJM in Los Angeles, LPA in Irvine and Danielian Associates also in Irvine.

Thinh Nguyen

Senior Designer

Thinh was born in Nha Trang, Vietnam. He graduated Van Lang University and received a Bachelors of Architecture in 2010 and has been working in medium and large sized architecture firms in Vietnam and the US since then. He is experienced in residential and commercial projects from affordable to high-end, and is an expert in realistic 3D renderings, conceptual design and construction documentation. His biggest interest at work is fluency of communication since architecture is a collaboration of ideas, culture, professionals and infinity. In terms of architectural design, Thinh is intrigued by a reversal or unexpected moment of experience through space, and he believes a series of moments can evolve into a great story, and architecture.

Brett Harris

LEED AP | Project Manager

Brett Harris earned a Master’s of Architecture from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2003. With 15 years in the industry, Brett has worked with Federal Agencies designing interior work spaces, project coordination and project management. He has worked with modular construction buildings, commercial, mixed use and residential projects. Within the studio, he brings an interest in the process and workflow of design to optimize project delivery. By acting as the liaison between the partners, clients, consultants, he seamlessly manages information to keep projects progressing on time and to ensure design quality.