who we are

Edmund Chang

Edmund Chang, AIA, directs the firm's civic, university and commercial projects and maintains particular interests in urban design and theatre architecture. He was, for seven years, an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the USC School of Architecture and has also taught as a Lecturer at the UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning. He received a Master's degree in Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and an A.B. in urban studies from Northwestern University. He is former board member of the Inner City Cultural Center of Los Angeles and directs the pro-bono efforts of the firm for organizations such as the Walker Center, the Asian Community Development Corporation and the LA Parks and Recreation Department.
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Susan Sylligardos

Susan Sylligardos, AIA, received a Master's Degree in Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Smith College. As partner-in-charge of many of the firm's residential projects, Susan has experience in a wide variety of renovations and ground up projects. She is especially interested in reconciling traditional forms with modern program requirements and lifestyles in a sustainable manner. She has been a Project Architect for residences that have been published in the LA Times magazine and LA Style and she has received national recognition for her work in several architectural competitions. She continues to be active in preservation efforts in her hometown of Newton, Massachusetts. 
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Katherine Spengel Myhre

Kate Myhre is a job captain and designer for many of our residential projects, responsible for the production of the design and technical documents, project management and digital representation. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Kate majored in Architecture and minored in Civil Engineering. Previously, she has worked for several years in the Philadelphia area, concentrating on high-end residential projects.

Memberships and Affiliations

CSA is proud to be affiliated with the following organizations:


We have been fortunate to have the following talented individuals collaborate with us in the past.

Alistair Lucks
Anne Krause
Bu Xiojun
Jason Bowers
Nicole Kleman
Haruka Horiuchi
Balazs Bognar
Amber Langlois
Jay Lee
Daniel Blackburn
Sumi Fasolo
Madeleine Le
Christina Marsh
Chris Billingham
Ryan Downs
Colin Koop
Marc Betti
Daniel Allen