Hwangbo Architecture Inc

Create & Serve

Hwangbo Architecture is a Los Angeles based architecture studio that focuses on creating a space that has positive influences on the community, end-users, and the environment through sustainable and creative design. We believe that architecture has the power to create positive change, enrich lives, and elevated purpose. Our design embraces the individualism of those we serve, reflecting their vision, culture, and needs. 

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James S. Hwangbo


Registered Architect: CA, TX

Bachelor of Architecture, Illinois Insitute of Technology

James is the Founder/Principal and has worked on various large-scale projects throughout Southern California. Since founding the firm in 2019, James has contributed his design philosophy, detail-oriented project management style, technical knowledge, and client liaison skills to lead some of the most complex projects in the residential market sector, ranging from high-rise residential towers to high-density mixed-use projects. 

With more than a decade of experience in design, construction documentation, and construction administration, James brings a keen perspective and insight to each project he is involved in. Having full comprehension of what contributes to a project’s success, he effectively assembles a strong design team and diligently works with clients and consultants through all phases of project. His strong commitment to a client and a project as well as his positive outlook have been recognized as his strengths.