POCA Architecture + Design, LLC is licensed and insured. We listen to what our clients want to achieve, and then work with them to create the best design for the application in a cost-effective manner. POCA Architecture + Design, LLC represents creative and innovative ideas, options, solutions and practical, economical solutions. We pride ourselves in navigating the permitting process in your favor, working through issues that arise throughout the process and making certain everything goes smoothly, in a timely manner, and within budget. POCA works with a team of CAD designers, contractors, engineers, surveyors, construction sups, etc. from the beginning of the project until the end.
Paul O'Connor is a self-certified architect. Why hire a self-certified architect? A self-certified architect is trained and certified by various Cities to allow skipping the City review process in most cases. This allows clients to get permitted quickly and get started on construction.
Paul O’Connor, Managing Partner, is registered as an architect in Arizona. Since most states do not require a licensed architect within the state to design residential and small commercial structures, Paul can work with clients nationally. If licensing is needed, Paul can provide this service through partnering architects. Paul O'Connor is self-certified in Phoenix and all suburbs offering self-certification programs.
POCA Architecture + Design, LLC's primary expertise is in residential custom new builds, rehabs, and remodels, as well as commercial new-builds and tenant improvements. POCA distinguishes itself with its ability to quickly and successfully navigate through the governmental process to your advantage in the areas of architecture, planning, design, consultation, color/interior consultation, and consulting engineering — ensuring its clients receive full-spectrum design excellence and quality client services. Our projects are located in Phoenix, Arcadia, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Cave Creek, Carefree, Scottsdale, Queen Creek, Anthem, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, San Tan, Sun Lakes, Sun City, Glendale, Tempe, Goodyear, Peoria, Buckeye, Avondale, Litchfield Park, Surprise, Tucson area, and Flagstaff, Arizona.
Paul O'Connor has a diverse background with a mixture of hands-on construction experience along with 35+ years of experience in architectural applications — designing commercial and residential projects in Arizona. Paul is a native of Phoenix, AZ. He graduated from Brophy College Preparatory and earned his Architecture Degree from the University of Arizona. Paul is an avid hiker and skier who enjoys the natural environment of the Arizona mountains. Paul always knew he wanted to be an architect and loves his profession. He thrives on providing aesthetically-pleasing architectural designs throughout Phoenix and the State of Arizona.