WLS-KIESEL ADVOCACY CENTER
Whittier Law School has recently completed an ambitious project: The Kiesel Advocacy Center. The project includes a 134 spectator seat court room, judge’s chambers and a jury deliberation room with advanced technology throughout. These facilities are located within the law school in 4,400 SF of recaptured space. The use of natural stone and a striking combination of quality hardwoods creates an elegant venue to support activities for both students and the community. The project was awarded the 2013 Woodwork Institute’s Best of the Best Craftsmanship award. Archetype International has provided both the architecture and interior design for this exciting project.
NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY
Archetype International was retained in 2004 by the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation. The firm provided interior planning, interior architecture and interior design services to support a 25,000 SF Archive Library in preparation for the library to become a Presidential Library and transferred to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Archetype International provided construction management support for a new 60,000 SF Archive Storage facility on site. The projects and renovations were designed in conformance with strict NARA standards. The facility is designated a federal installation and NARA’s only Orange County facility. Numerous interior renovation projects have been provided at this facility since that time, including theater renovations, ADA upgrades, the Helicopter exhibit, and a new interior exhibit entry.
Invensys, the world's leading supplier of industrial automation software, has a legendary philosophy for providing an office environment which promotes the inventive spirit. Archetype International began working with the company in 1996, as the company expanded into various office locations throughout the USA, Canada and Europe. In 2000, the Wonderware headquarters was consolidated into a creative corporate campus, located in Lake Forest, CA. Archetype International provided both architecture and interior planning and design services for this 3 building campus. Facilities includes a large scale conference center which can be transformed into project rooms as needed, a customer training facility, R & D, engineering labs, and a fitness center. In 2011, Triconex, another Invensys company, which supplies products, systems and services for safety, critical control turbomachinery applications, relocated from Irvine to the Lake Forest campus. Projects have been completed in California, Texas, Illinois, Georgia, Virginia and also in Europe, Asia, and South America.
THE O.C. REGISTER
The Orange County Register offices and Print Facilities encompass approximately 1,000,000 SF in Orange County. Archetype International has provided facility support services in the forms of architecture, interior design, space planning, and project management since 1990. In 1999 - 2001, Archetype International lead the master planning process for the Grand Avenue facility, which included the implementation of a $28M publishing system. Working in concert with multiple OC Register teams, Archetype's services included project management as well as architecture and design to support a "re-stack" of the office tower and plans for five outside offices and the Anaheim Print facility. The project was completed in under 24 months and included the relocation of over 800 personnel. Other projects have included renovations in the executive offices, cafeteria, news room, and operations areas. Architectural services to support a new printing press in Anaheim and renovations for the offices and broadcast facilities of KDOC TV, have been among many other exciting projects with the Register.
WHITTIER LAW SCHOOL
To accomplish their goal of becoming Orange County's first ABA accredited Law School, Whittier Law School began their search for a suitable site in 1994. Archetype International was instrumental in providing program requirements and evaluating the feasibility of several candidate sites. The Costa Mesa location was selected in 1995, at the site of a former defense contractor facility. This exciting "re-purposing" project included architectural planning and design, and interior design for the three building campus. The facilities include large lecture hall tiered classrooms, as well as small and mid size classrooms, administration and faculty offices, a court room, student services and a 50,000 SF law library.
CITY OF GARDEN GROVE P.D. & T.M.C.
Located within City Hall, the Traffic Management Center monitors 37 closed circuit cameras located at major intersections and points of interest in the City. The new center features a 9' wide video wall comprised of six, 50" LED cubed screens. It is located behind an 11 foot wide glass pane which can be changed from opaque to clear. The project included interior architecture, interior design, and project management for the Traffic Center and adjacent Public Works offices.
For the City of Garden Grove Police Department, Archetype International provided plans, to reorganize space utilization within the existing building structure, while providing for higher efficiency, an updated work environment with new interiors, new furnishings, and design. The space includes office space for both sworn and non-sworn personnel, prisoner interview rooms, support spaces, and a conference room featuring a "Sky Lift" room dividing system.
AN ORANGE COUNTY AEROSPACE GROUP
An Orange County Aerospace Group, located in Irvine CA operates an office, engineering and manufacturing facility in Irvine which encompasses over 100,000 SF (office) & 228,000 SF (manufacturing/warehouse). Archetype International has provided interior design services in support of facility operations to include a new corporate interior design concept. The renovations include a new casual "cafe"/lounge areas at each floor, interior finishes, office relocations, and new central processing rooms.
Unipac Continental Inc. is a full-service logistics management company providing integrated transportation, customs brokerage, and warehousing and distribution services on a global basis. Archetype International provided the interior architecture, facility planning and interior design for a new corporate headquarters. The building encompasses 86,000 SF of warehouse and distribution and over 25,000 SF of office space, which includes conference, training and cafeteria spaces. The two story lobby, designed with custom millwork, and elegant stone provides a dramatic statement for this successful operation.
BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS
Schools First Federal Credit Union (Orange County Teachers Federal Credit Union), Banco Popular and Arrowhead Credit Union are among Archetype International's financial sector clients. The firm has provided services at over 30 sites, which include interior architecture, planning and design for new and remodeled branch operations, tenant improvements, ATM installations, site and interior ADA/accessibility upgrades.
OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE RENOVATIONS
Archetype International provided extensive programming and architectural investigation in order to determine a strategic plan for reorganization and renovation of the Administration buildings and Library facilities, in order to serve the college well into the next century. Interior and exterior improvement projects have included accessibility design for the Library, interior design and renovations for the Library, a computer training lab, and interior improvements in the Administration Building.
PacifiCare/Lake Forest Office Building - This high rise (7 story) multi-tenant office building, was constructed in 1982. Archetype's services have included 114,000 S.F. of multi-tenant improvement & renovation projects in 95% of leaseable spaces, as well as common areas. Responsibilities have included architectural and interior design services for a variety of tenant types, as well as the coordination and extensive upgrade to building systems.
Working under the decision of Burnham Real Estate Services for American Realty Advisors, Archetype International provided interior design services for this class A office building in Newport Beach. Project scope included lobby renovations, interior finish materials selection and specification of common area finishes, furniture, art work, and plants. Interior architectural renovation plans were provided for the roof top lounge area and lobby café.
Biosense Webster, a Johnson and Johnson company, is a medical device manufacturer with offices in Brea, CA. Archetype International provided interior architecture and interior design for the corporate lobby in Brea, CA.
SCANTRON H.Q. PRINT FACILITY
Scantron retained Archetype International in 1999 to provide an in depth Needs Assessment, Project Program Report. The Detailed Operations and Space Needs Assessment Report became the basis for the decision to relocate the corporate offices and print facilities to a larger facility in Irvine, CA. Archetype International provided the architecture, facility planning and interior design for the renovation in an existing office/industrial facility. The new corporate headquarters and print facility encompassed 115,000 SF. The company has since relocated its administrative offices to Santa Ana, CA in 2010. Archetype International has provided on-going architecture, interior planning & design services for Scantron and parent company, Harland Clarke for facilities throughout the State of California.
INDUSTRIAL/MANUFACTURING & T.I.
Since 1987, Archetype International has worked with both Property Management firms as well as Facility Users to provide a complete range of architectural, interior planning and interior design projects for a variety of manufacturing environments and industrial properties. Property Management clients have included Birtcher Anderson, Cushman and Wakefield, Jones Lang LaSalle, CB Richard Ellis and others. Manufacturing/Industrial Facility clients have included Kawasaki, Mercedes Benz, and GT Bicycles.