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 The Akeena Group is a collaborative design-build company dedicated to delivering holistic and sustainable building solutions.  Based in beautiful Downtown Ventura, we are a woman owned, EDWOSB and 8(a) certified company, licensed as both an Architect and General Contractor in the State of California.  Our company was created as a unique model in the design and construction field offering a full-service approach & simplifying the process of design and development for a harmonious manifestation of your project. We provide services that range from consultation & initial project design through completion of construction for governmental, commercial, and residential clients. 
The Akeena Group is a company that embraces diversity in race, age, gender and thought. We strongly encourage community involvement and personal growth. By embracing innovation, systems, and professional development in design and construction, we all benefit as a team, as a company and as a community.




Welcome to our portfolio of work. We proudly share a few of our hand-picked projects for your reference.


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This is our opportunity to get to know you and the project.  Through our research and discussions, we will learn what you want, what you need, the elements of the site, the jurisdiction requirements, and the overall opportunities within your project.

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This is fun part where we talk about your dreams and your desires.  We then take these criteria along with the intricacies of the site, local requirements, and construction practices to give us the basis of your design.  Together, we then develop a solution that fulfills your needs along with as many of your desires and dreams as possible.

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Here come the nuts and bolts. This is the time that we get down to the nitty gritty and figure out how to make it work and how it is going to get built. Backed by a great team, this phase involves collaboration.  How many people get involved depends on the size and scope of your project. We address the details and some fun stuff, like how the stair rail is going to look and how the ceiling will be configured.

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With the desire to make this process easier and quite possibly a little fun, we offer the full-service of design to building in-house for our clients.  We are not going to pretend that construction is a smooth road but with our procedures and high standards in place, we hope to make it a lot more pleasant than its reputation.

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This is a melancholy time for us at The Akeena Group when we are not in your life 24/7, but we get to revel in the fruits

of our labor by seeing you enjoy your new space!


“Laura is a good listener and has particularly good communication skills resulting in a highly motivated team while providing a positive building experience and ultimately a very high-quality product.

She took a proactive approach early in the process when concepts, budget and specification changes can be made easily.”
—  Stan


We are a diverse team of independent, driven, and creative professionals building a positive work environment. Our team strives to make the very technical nature of our work fun and easy for you to identify through efficient communication and our methodological approach to projects.


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We are always looking for talented, creative and entrepreneurial Architects and Builders who are highly motivated to create their own body of work. Here at the Akeena Group, you will have the opportunity to design and build your projects in an integrated and collaborative environment, supported by a professional office and business staff. While experience and skills are important, even more valuable to us is embracing similar philosophies and fitting into our desired culture.  This is what will create a better team, a better environment and ultimately, a better project. If this concept appeals to you, please reach out to us at


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We would love to hear from you about your new project, any questions, or even a quick hello!
Email:     |     Office: 805.846.6241     |     Mobile: 805.558.1223
Address: 394 E Main Street, Suite 201, Ventura, California 93001
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The Akeena Group, is classified as an essential business and we are focused on the health and safety of our clients, employees, families, and communities. Our amazing team is available to you during this time of difficulty. All our employees are working on site and from our office in Ventura while following all the safety guidelines by CDC. We continue to deliver the highest level of service to our clients and employees. All our business services remain available, all our employees are fully functional and generally available via email and phone for support.
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Architect License: C-24437      General Contractor License: B-936689