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Address: 1415 Cota Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90813


Tel: 562-437-6311

Professional info

Paul Allen Collins, the owner/architect of PAC Design, is a native of Southern California. He has cultivated his interest in architecture for over thirty years. Mr. Collins' architectural creativity has grown out of a family background with strong roots in classical music, fine arts, and residential development.

Mr. Collins' diverse interests and talents in architecture, music, photography, graphics, computers, travles, meeting new people and developing lasting relationships contribute to Paul's ability to provide a broad range of client services.

Work experience

From 1997 to present, the PAC Design office has been located at 1415 Cota Avenue, in the heart of the Westside Project Area, near downtown and the Port of Long Beach. Paul and his associates at PAC Design continue to provide quality architectural services for many of his Westside friends and to our new clients.

PAC Design (Cota Avenue)

1997 - Present


Site Planning
Project Programming

Budget Analysis
Building & Interior Design
3D Modeling

Rendering & Photography
Construction Documents
Project Engineering Coordination
Governmental Processing
Bid Documentation & Evaluation
Construction Observation
Expert Witness


Construction Defect Analysis
Reporting & Testimony

Architect - Westside PAC (Project Area Committee)

1992 -1997

In May of 1992, Mr. Collins was contracted by the Westside PAC (Project Area Committee) to provide planning and architectural design services for the West Long Beach Industrial Project Area. For the next five years, Paul developed and managed several very successful programs, involving the redevelopment and improvement of over 150 industrial and commercial business properties and buildings.

In 1988 Mr. Collins formed PAC Design and worked out of his home/office in Dana Point. The next few years, Paul spent working on several upscale car wash convienience centers, custom homes and many residential remodel/additions. His high dedication and professional friendship has continued with many clientele even to this day.

PAC Design (Dana Point)

​1988 - 1992


Bachelors of Architecture - Southern California Institute of Architecture 

​1978 - 1983


During and after college, he had the opportunity to work for several outstanding design firms that allowed him to learn all aspects of the architectural trade. During his apprenticeship, Mr. Collins worked on projects including custom and high end tract homes, health clubs, resort hotels, hospitals, corporate offices, tenant improvements, factories, industrial buildings, retail stores, and restaurants.


2010 - present

2010 - present

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