PHOTO: Tibby Rothman


Noel W. Fedosh, AIA, LEEP AP
Principal, LUNO Design Studio
Noel W. Fedosh, AIA, LEED AP graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture. After graduation, Noel worked at firms in New York City, San Diego, and Paris before bringing his passion for single-family residential design to Los Angeles in 2006. After over a decade of designing homes in Los Angeles, Noel co-founded LUNO Design Studio in early 2019. At LUNO, Noel most enjoys the personal connections he makes with clients, which enable him to understand their desires and bring them to life through the design of a home.

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Kristi Litton, Associate AIA
Kristi Litton, Associate AIA, graduated from University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Architectural History. Kristi’s early career began as an appraiser and auctioneer of modern furniture and decorative art. A deep interest in “little architecture” lead to work in interiors and architecture firms in Los Angeles. After nearly two decades specializing in business operations in this industry Kristi considers architectural designers to be “her tribe”. In the time before the pandemic, Kristi enjoyed visiting with her family the neighborhood parks, galleries, and museums especially LACMA, which is a short walk from her Miracle Mile home of more than twenty years.

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Alek Zarifian, FAIA
Managing Director, Alek Zarifian Architect LLC
Alek is a very passionate and skillful architect who brings a rare combination of intellectual rigor and poetic artfulness to everything he touches. A gifted designer with a generous and poetic heart, Alek is also a consummate craftsman who brings a unique sensibility to the making of buildings, skills honed in his work as a designer on a multitude of projects of various types and natures.

In his career of thirty-four years, he has worked with major architectural firms such as CO Architects, CannonDesign, HDR, and SmithGroup in Los Angeles, with a focus on projects in health care, science and technology, and higher education market sectors. Parallel to his large-scale projects, Alek has also followed his passion in single-family residential and commercial projects where he has brought his fresh and thoughtful approach to the particular market and the community of each project.

Alek holds Bachelor’s and Master’s of Architecture degrees from the University of Southern California. He is a licensed architect in the state of California. He has been an active member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) since 1992 and a ranking member since 2008. He was elected as the President of the AIA Pasadena and Foothill Chapter in 2013 and was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows in 2016. His work has been published extensively both nationally and internationally and has been recognized by numerous awards at local, regional, and state levels, as well as two AIA national awards. Alek is fluent in English, Persian, and Armenian.

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Diana Tang, Assoc. AIA
Associate Designer, HKS, Inc.
Diana Tang is a designer at HKS Inc. whose work spans a decade, working in all scales and project types: from high-rise student housing, commercial, healthcare interiors to bespoke furnishings. She believes meaningful architecture is a dynamic expression of its people and place. Her holistic and collaborative approach to design blends architecture, interiors, and community to help create integrated environments that convey a unique sense of place, connect to nature, and are enriched by the arts.

Although an LA native, Diana still explores the neighborhoods around town, searching for the latest food trends with her dog Biscuit.

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