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Our Firm

DeVicente + Mills Architecture is a full service firm dedicated to high performance and high design.

This goal is twofold; that every project reaches the highest standard of environmental  efficiency and innovation, while creating buildings and space that is creative, beautiful, inspiring.

The Principals of DeVicente + Mills have over 20 years  combined experience in Residential, Commercial, Hospitality, and Mixed-Use projects thorought Southern California.

Edward DeVicente, educated at University of Miami, with a BA in Architectural Engineering and a minor in athematics has a tremendous understanding of how structures are organized and are put together.  His technical knowledge is rivaled only by his passion and dedication to sustainable design. This is reflected in his continued education in leading sustainable technologies, design, mechanical systems, and Passive House Design principles.

Ryan J. Mills, with formal training and degree in the fine arts, has hands on experience in multiple mediums from painting and graphic design, to digital modeling and animation. Ryan regards architecture in the same light as art, based on aesthetics.  Like art, successful architectural design is the arrangement of elements; form, space, and light, to evoke our senses and emotion.

DMA is built upon this balance of performance and design.  We are able to approach a project from many angles, examine its inherent qualities, opportunities, and constraints in our unique areas of expertise to deliver successful projects to each client.