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Scrafano Architects

Regions Served

  • Chicago & Midwest
  • Los Angeles & S. CA
  • Pacific Northwest
  • Rocky Mountains
  • San Francisco & Bay Area

Services Offered

Scrafano Architects creates environments that are serene, minimal, warm and sophisticated. Our work explores and respects the relationship between the built and natural landscapes, with a commitment to environmental sustainability.

We collaborate with clients, consultants and contractors from design conception through construction, to seek innovative and unique solutions to architecture, interior and design projects. Our work includes residential, restaurants, retail and other commercial projects.

The firm, which has offices in Los Angeles and Chicago, is headed by Elissa Scrafano, a practicing architect for more than 20 years. Elissa received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). She worked at the offices of Frank O. Gehry and Associates, Eric Owen Moss Architects and Narduli Grinstein Architects before founding Scrafano Architects in 1997. Elissa was recently appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti to the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Commission.

Scrafano Architects has projects in California, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana and Hawaii. Our work has been featured in local, regional and national publications including Dwell, i4Design, Design Bureau, the Los Angeles Times, Western Interiors, Midwest Home, Chicago Home, and the Chicago Tribune.

Gallery

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Mendel Residence – Pool Photo: Catherine Tighe
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Mendel Residence – Kitchen Photo: Catherine Tighe
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Mendel Residence – Family Room Photo: Catherine Tighe
mendel residence &#8\2\1\1; powder room photo: catherine tighe 12
Mendel Residence – Powder Room Photo: Catherine Tighe
wakeland/garcetti residence &#8\2\1\1; living room fireplace photo: michael 13
Wakeland/Garcetti Residence – Living Room Fireplace Photo: Michael Moran
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Wakeland/Garcetti Residence – Office View of Deck Photo: Michael Moran
wakeland/garcetti residence &#8\2\1\1; bedroom photo: michael moran 15
Wakeland/Garcetti Residence – Bedroom Photo: Michael Moran
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Day Residence – View from Kitchen to Living Room Photo: Catherine Tighe
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Day Residence – Living Room Photo: Catherine Tighe
unruh residence &#8\2\1\1; kitchen photo: david turner 18
Unruh Residence – Kitchen Photo: David Turner
greenleaf restaurant photo: claire barrett 19
Greenleaf Restaurant Photo: Claire Barrett

Details

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Contact

Owner

  • Elissa Scrafano, AIA

Locations

  • 5770 1/2 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90019 323-954-6464
  • 1620 West Carroll Avenue, 2nd floor, Chicago, IL 60612 312-929-3210

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