ANNA PURVIS, AIA, owner
With over 20 years of architectural experience over four continents, in commercial, residential
and interior design, ANNA PURVIS founded her firm with the goal of providing excellent service
and thinking out of the box approach for deep client satisfaction.
What distinguishes ANNA PURVIS from other architects is that she has broad hands-on experience
rather than just theoretical knowledge of construction. New construction, cabinetry, plumbing,
masonry, tiles, roofing, cable railing, irrigation, seismic reinforcement, landscaping, you
name it, she has done it all.
Born in Poland, ANNA Purvis has achieved her master’s degree in architecture and urbanism
at the Polytechnical University of Lodz. While studying, she collected vast abroad experience,
working in architectural offices in Italy, Egypt and Japan.
Shortly after getting her degree she moved to Germany. Three years later she not only confidently
mastered the new language but also became a licensed architect.
Her will to learn more and excel above average person, while setting high goals landed her a
position in a leading German architectural firm, working on the most prestigious projects in
the country. She has spent almost 7 years designing and building The Squaire, a multi-function
building at the Frankfurt Airport, housing two hotels, retail, garages and offices of a total area of
2.2 million SF.
Due to a family decision, ANNA PURVIS resigned from the company and relocated to the USA,
California to once again start all over. Once more she had to go through the licensing process
and within three years, she became a licensed architect in California.
Working for many of the famous Silicon Valley firms (Heller Manus, Studio G, AAI/Nelson,
Arctec), ANNA PURVIS was always respected for her responsible approach to the clients, the
budget and finding the most cost effective and impactful solutions for the projects under her
Her extensive building and interior architecture design experience is aided by her ability to
produce design documentation, including planning
packages, 3D Sketch-up models, hand sketches, space planning and presentation materials for
client’s marketing purposes. Beside the materials selection, light fixtures specification and overall
design, ANNA PURVIS can crate custom details where no off-shelf solutions are avilable.
Open to the new challenges, always reliable and on time, keeping client’s vision as the highest
priority, ANNA PURVIS ARCHITECTURE can provide a service that will exceed the client’s expectations.
Education: Master’s degree in architecture and urbanism, Polytechnical University of Lodz
Architectural registration in California: C-37433
AIA Membership: 38250630