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The Firm

HansonLA is a proven leader in the architectural industry. With over two decades of experience, Douglas Hanson, AIA and Donna Moragne Hanson fully understand what it takes to bring a client from design to conception. They know the importance of partnering with the client through each phase of the design process, always fostering open communication and collaboration. Through the utilization of design sketches, 3D digital modeling and physical models, clients are able to see what once was just their vision, become their reality.

Mr. Hanson and Ms. Moragne Hanson have assembled an interdisciplinary team of professionals. Each member supports the clients mission and collectively all work towards not just meeting the clients needs, wants and budget, but exceeding the clients expectations. The teams commitment to detailed organization and documentation serves as the cornerstone of HansonLA’s professionalism and further ensures the ability to deliver excellence.

Donna Moragne Hanson graduated from RISD and began her career at Skidmore Owings and Merrill. Together with residential and interior design experience and a fine arts background; Ms. Moragne Hanson has a unique and skillful eye when developing custom colors, finishes, and furnishings. She is very passionate about what she does because “I truly love what I do. Projects large and small intrigue me. I enjoy the challenge and thrive on helping my clients ‘get there!’”Ms. Moragne Hanson continues to design and lead construction management administration on high profile projects throughout Los Angeles.

Douglas Hanson has worked with the worlds leading architectural firms. He has gained a broad depth and range of experience designing major projects in Asia, Europe and North America.

Mr. Hanson is accomplished in all aspects of project development, from predesign and design work, to construction and project management. His experience includes cultural, multidisciplinary collaborations, large-scale residential and mixed-use developments as well as more modestly scaled commercial and retail projects.

HansonLA’s most recent accomplishments are;

City Market - a 10 acre mixed-use development in the heart of the Fashion District
Broadway @ 4th - a 34 story high-rise, which according to the LA Times “Would be one of the tallest in the Southland” (LA Times, February 27, 2014)
Apex - a 30 story luxury high-rise in Los Angeles’s South Park area

Mr. Hanson’s 25 years of professional experience has cultivated strong relationships with other design and construction professionals, thus allowing HansonLA to maximize the projects potential.