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Renzo J Nakata Architects

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Entry, Smith Nakata Residence, Seattle, WA 1970


Son of Seattle architect Smith S. Nakata, Renzo Nakata founded his firm in 2000 after a rigorous apprenticeship with local architects of the San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle.  


Renzo received his Masters of Architecture from the University of Washington and has been a licensed Architect in California and Washington for 20 years. 


His projects range from large and small custom single family homes to multi-family residences, public schools, community centers, retail, business offices, medical offices, sports facilities and churches.


Hsu Residence, Edmonds, WA 2008














Currently based in Orange County, he regularly travels to Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles to attend to his latest projects.


Big picture thinking, meticulous attention to detail, client specific design solutions and a respect for climate and site mark the work of Renzo J. Nakata Architects.


Our goal is timeless design that transcends fashion and expresses honesty and integrity.