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About Us

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M.Designs Architects is a Los Altos, California based architecture, planning and interior design firm specializing in sustainable, residential design as well as commercial and industrial projects.

We have more than 45 years of management experience in all aspects of designing, documentation and construction support, as well as an extensive background in construction and cost estimating for architectural projects.

Our expertise ranges from home and office remodels to new home, Eichler home, townhouses, villas, estates and mid size commercial projects.

Hallmarks of our services include a strong commitment and loyalty to clients, early and consistent interaction and negotiation with code enforcement agencies/city planners, in addition to close cooperation and coordination with all members of the project team.

 

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Chip Jessup, president and co-founder of M•Designs Architects and Mogul Designs, has over 30 years of architectural and construction experience. He has expertise in a wide variety of commercial, industrial, and residential projects. His project work has ranged from small highly detail-oriented residential projects to religious facilities (SABA mosque, Lord’s Grace Christian Church) and commercial projects including banks (First Republic Bank, California Federal Savings) and technically complex projects for Fortune 500 companies.

Chip takes particular pleasure in developing an understanding of a Client’s needs and then translating those needs into functional, beautiful, and affordable form. He is able to work directly with individuals and collaboratively in leading large design and construction teams.

In addition to his architectural design and management skills, Chip has an intimate familiarity with the construction environment and the relationship of trades to the work due to having spent a number of years as a laborer, carpenter & construction supervisor early in his career. MDA takes pride in its commitment to client satisfaction. The personal and empathetic approach it takes in its dealings with clients, consultants, contractors, and agencies has grown out of Chip’s life experience. The company is multi-ethnic and multi-racial. Chip’s childhood in Asia and experiences gathered through travel as a student have informed his professional life.

Chip attended Stanford University as an undergraduate in History and graduate student in Civil Engineering. He has been a licensed architect since 1981 and holds an NCARB certificate. He is a member of the AIA and the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce. He has served on the Property Committee of the YMCA of the Mid-Peninsula, the Facilities Committee for the School for Independent Learners. He has served as an oral examiner for the California Board of Architectural Examiners, and has for many years served as an officer of a local chapter of BNI, the world’s foremost referral network.Chip lives in Emerald Hills, California with his wife and one of his two children and where he is able to indulge his passion for soccer, the outdoors, and the company of interesting and compassionate people.

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Malika Junaid, is a founder and principal of Silicon Valley award winning architectural firm, M●Designs Architects. She has won several architectural awards for her work that include awards from the prestigious META Remodeling Awards from NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry), as well as an Environmental Quality Award from the City of Menlo Park, California, for the most sustainable single-family home in the city.

Malika’s design work has been featured in many local and international TV and print media. Her clients include executives from Apple, Box, Facebook, Google and Whatsapp, amongst others.

In 2009, Malika founded Green Learning Institute in California, which helped communities establish environmentally sustainable building practices through ongoing training and education.

In 2010, Malika co-founded Pakistan Green Building Council, a nonprofit organization committed to promoting sustainable concepts and practices to transform the way buildings and communities are built and operated in Pakistan.

In addition to her professional work, Malika is a Board Member and Charter Member of the Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America (OPEN), member of Women Entrepreneur (WE) Los Altos, and member of Business Network International (BNI). She is passionately involved in promoting entrepreneurship and business leadership in the local community.

Malika is also devoted to supporting many charities focused on educating the younger generations, especially young girls in developing countries. She is currently a board member and President of the Silicon Valley Chapter of Development in Literacy (DIL).
Malika Junaid has achieved her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Our Awards

Awards
  • META REMODELING AWARDS (INTERIOR)
    SILVER AWARD
    2011

  • META REMODELING AWARDS
    ENTIRE HOUSE ($250,00 - $500,000)
    GOLD AWARD
    2011

  • META REMODELING AWARD
    ENTIRE HOUSE ($250,000 – $500,000)
    SILVER AWARD
    2012

  • META REMODELING AWARDS (INTERIOR)
    SILVER AWARD
    2011

  • META REMODELING AWARD
    ENTIRE HOUSE ($250,000 - $500,000)
    GOLD AWARD
    2012

  • META AWARD
    ENTIRE HOUSE ($250,000 – $500,000)
    SILVER AWARD
    2012

  • META AWARD
    ENTIRE HOUSE ($250,000 – $500,000)
    GOLD AWARD
    2012

  • META AWARD
    ENTIRE HOUSE UNDER $250,000
    GOLD AWARD
    2012

  • META RESIDENTIAL AWARD
    INTERIOR $100,000 & UNDER
    GOLD AWARD
    2013

  • BUSINESS HALL OF FAME (5 CONSECUTIVE YEARS)
    BEST OF LOS ALTOS
    2011 - 2015

  • META ENTIRE HOUSE AWARD
    JUDGES CHOICE AWARD
    2016

  • META ENTIRE HOUSE AWARD
    GOLD AWARD
    2016

  • CHRYSALIS AWARD
    2013

OUR Services

ARCHITECTURE

interiors

PLANNING

Get in touch

contacts
  +1 650 565 9036
  info@mdesignsarchitects.com
   4546 W El Camino Real #223

Los Altos, CA 94022

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M.Designs Architects is a Los Altos, California based architecture, planning and interior design firm specializing in sustainable, residential design as well as commercial and industrial projects.

we have more than 45 years of management experience in all aspects of designing, documentation and construction support, as well as an extensive background in construction and cost estimating for architectural projects.

Our expertise ranges from small kitchen and office remodels to new home, Eichler home, townhouses, villas, estates and mid size commercial projects.
Hallmarks of our services include a strong commitment and loyalty to clients, early and consistent interaction and negotiation with code enforcement agencies/city planners, in addition to close cooperation and coordination with all members of the project team.

Hallmarks of our services include a strong commitment and loyalty to clients, early and consistent interaction and negotiation with code enforcement agencies/city planners, in addition to close cooperation and coordination with all members of the project team.

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