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About Victoria

Victoria Pakshong practiced architecture in Chicago, Illinois and Los Angeles, California for 14 years before following her interests into landscape design.  She worked for such prestigious firms as Skidmore Owings & Merrill in Chicago and Frank O. Gehry & Associates in Los Angeles in architecture, and Nancy Goslee Power & Associates in landscape design before establishing her firm [place]. Victoria’s experience in architecture and landscape has guided the firm to discover opportunities to combine both disciplines. Her comprehensive understanding of design, project management and construction administration ensures the unique demands of each project are met with uncompromising attention to detail, schedule and budget.

[place] is a design studio based upon collaboration and integrity. Our unique perspective working in both architecture and landscape adds value throughout the design and construction process in anticipation of the whole project. We commit to providing innovative design backed by efficient and responsive project management. As principal, Victoria is actively involved in the design and execution of each project ensuring consistency of quality and attention to detail.

Professional Experience

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Nancy Goslee Power & Associates, Santa Monica, California

HLW International, Santa Monica, California

Cuningham Group, Marina del Rey, California

Frank O. Gehry & Associates, Santa Monica, California

Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Los Angeles, California

Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Chicago, Illinois


Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Ithaca NY

Bachelor of Architecture 1986


State of California – License no. C27025