Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, promoted Francisco Arias to Studio Manager, Design in the firm’s Los Angeles office. In this role, he will help lead the Design Studio which supports all of Ware Malcomb’s offices.
Francisco is integral to the Design team’s strategic growth and overall mission. His positive outlook, mentorship, and inspiring approach to design have galvanized our team, and we appreciate his contributions.
Arias joined Ware Malcomb in 2019 as a Senior Project Designer in the Los Angeles office. He has more than 13 years of architectural design and master planning expertise and is well-versed in a variety of project types, including retail-based mixed-use developments, industrial, low- and high-rise office buildings, film studios, and healthcare facilities. In addition to his creative influence, Arias leads the development of the Design team’s Revit approach firmwide. He also brings in-depth knowledge and a passion for sustainable design to the team.
Arias holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southern California. He is active in the architectural community, serving as Associate Director for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) – Los Angeles Chapter, a mentor to USC Architectural Guild students, Chair for the Emerging Professionals Committee, and a voting member of the Jean Roth Driskell Scholarship Committee for the AIA Foothill Chapter.
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About Ware Malcomb
Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full-service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding, and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developers,s and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities, and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 15 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 25 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information visit,
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