Louis Bretaña is committed to meaningful, innovative solutions in all aspects of design and architecture. His expertise spans a vast range of award-winning residential construction types and communities, featuring clubhouses and amenities structures, luxury custom estates, production housing, senior and age-targeted communities, affordable housing, high-density multifamily housing, resort communities, as well as mixed-use developments with commercial components. In addition to numerous projects across the United States, Louis has extensive international experience including residential projects in China, Africa, and the Middle East.
Over the course of his 20-year tenure with Danielian Associates, Louis has played an integral role in helping shape design philosophy and studio culture. In addition to responsibilities as Director of Design, he facilitates R&D efforts and enhances communication and processes throughout each of the different design studios.
Louis received his Bachelor of Architecture Degree from University of Southern California and is a Licensed Architect with NCARB certification. He has served as a judge for multiple architectural awards programs and maintains active involvement in several building industry organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, National Association of Home Builders, American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the USC Architectural Guild.