Since 1998.

With a goal of helping to make building owners look good, Serbin Studio Architecture was founded by Jeff and Lara Serbin in 1998. In the decades since, the husband and wife team has acted as a catalyst for innovative ideas through research, knowledge, and experience.

With projects ranging from small architectural sculptural projects in community spaces to large Data Center development; Serbin Studio Architecture has collaborated with mechical, plumbing, electrical, structural and civil engineering firms to lend expertise throughout the Phoenix Metro Area.

Lara Serbin

An artist, mom and active volunteer; Lara Serbin began her career in the design and construction industry in 1995. Holding a Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Arizona, Lara has participated in the APS Advancement Small, Minority and Women Owned Enterprises Academy, Executive Forums and the Eiseman Center for Color Information and Training program.

Alongside her husband Jeff, Lara co-started Serbin Studio in 1998. Together, the team has worked on large and small architectural projects throughout the Phoenix Metro area while raising their two girls, Lily and Eva.

When she is not creating, Lara serves as president of the West Valley Rock and Mineral Club. A role she has held since 2015, Lara loves discovering the boundless natural treasures Arizona’s landscape has to offer.


City of Buckeye

  • Steel Art for Monroe Avenue

  • Hobo Joe Statue Rehabilitation

  • Powers Leavitt Tenant Improvement

  • Buckeye Valley Museum Facade

  • Graphic Design for Buckeye Event Posters

  • Downtown Buckeye Visitor Map and Brochure

  • Monroe Avenue Tree Beautification Plan

  • Wayfinding Signage for Monroe Avenue

  • Benbow Veterans Memorial Park

  • East Buckeye Park and Ride


  • Chandler / Gilbert CC: Building A & B Interior Design

City of Phoenix

  • Center for the Arts ADA Improvements

  • Center for the Arts North Building

  • Foothills Village Apartments

  • North & South Transit Refurbishments


Veterinary Hospital

San Carlos Apache Market


Self-Realization Fellowship

Phoenix Church / Temple Masterplan

Jeff Serbin

With his straightforward approach to life, Jeff is all about the bottom line.

After receiving his Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Arizona in 1994, Jeff traveled Europe  and worked with the firms, Turley Beck, and Davis Architecture after returning to the states. In 1998, Jeff teamed up with his wife Lara and Serbin Studio’s was born.

As a LEED™ accredited professional, Jeff is experienced in sustainable design, day lighting and energy conservation.

Jeff currently serves on the board of the Buckeye Main Street Coaltion and enjoys coordinating Car Shows for the community.


Mission Critical

Digital Realty Trust

Various Locations:

  • AFP Registrant

  • 124,000 SQFT Data Center Development

  • Conceptual Planning

  • Facilities Upgrades

  • Master Planning


Office Tenant Improvements


  • Gateway CC: Student Services Tenant Improvements

  • Gateway CC: Student Services Space Planning

  • Gateway CC: Toyota Storage Master Planning

  • Chandler / Gilbert CC: Building A & B Interior Design

City of Phoenix

  • Center for the Arts ADA Improvements

  • Center for the Arts North Building

  • McCarty on Monroe Master Planning

  • Annual Services

  • Annual Housing Modernization

  • Foothills Village Apartments

  • North & South Transit Refurbishments

City of Buckeye

  • Benbow Veterans Park

  • East Buckeye Park and Ride


Veterinary Hospital

Office Design – Sliding or swinging doors

Swinging vs. sliding doors, what is your option?

The Perfect Customer Lounge

What are the key ingredients to a good customer lounge? Taking a break from the daily grind is important.  Getting up from your chair, your cubicle or just out of your working environment and relaxing your eyes on a different environment other than the screen 1...

Tenant Improvements

You are either looking or just leased a space or own an existing building and have a few changes you want to make.  The first step is to hire a design professional who can make your project successful.  Whether it’s relocating a few interior walls, a complete...


“A small effort made towards completion of a much larger task” What about Bob? (1991) Comedy staring Bill Murray.  (Movie Clip) Dave Ramsey’s – “Baby steps into financial freedom”.  I need some of this.  ...

Parking spaces. How many do I need?

Are you planning on a new building or a tenant improvement.  Wondering how many parking spaces do I need?   Whether it is for a small office, retail, mercantile, restaurant or something even larger, like a large sport complex?   Number of...

Touchless Technology in Architecture

Touchless Technology for Architecture has been around for many years. We have seen this technology show up in door hardware & bathroom fixtures. All this technology can change the way architecture is designed. In designing the built environment, Architects need to...

Open Stair Treads

When is an open stair tread allowed?

Steel Art Downtown Buckeye

Anthony Miglio and Jonathan Celaya The steel public art work of desert flora and fauna has been underway for 2 years. It is exciting to see thick steel turned into recognizable barrel cactus, prickly pear, saguaro and ocotillo. In a short while you will be crossing...

Conference Room Interior Design

Conference Room Interior Design If conference room walls could talk.  Designed to hold confidential conversation behind closed doors, these spaces must be adequately sized, comfortable and designed to allow people to connect.  Flexibility is key in a facility where a...

Small commercial space, is one bathroom enough?

Are you planning on a tenant improvement and looking at leasing an existing space?   Whether it is for a small office, retail, mercantile or restaurant in a small commercial space, is one bathroom enough? In a large building, may not big a big concern, as the...

Minimum Size of a Bathroom

What is the Minimum size of a Bathroom?  Does you current room meet ADA and building codes requirements?  Are you building a new Bathroom and unsure of the correct size?  Clearance and maneuverability is the driving factor to the size of a Bathroom.  In a large...

Do I need a Drinking Fountain?

Do I need a drinking fountain?  As an Architect, I interact with clients, engineers and contractors who have acquired bits of information about Building Codes.  Sometimes, those bits are misconceptions and regurgitated information.  The building codes can be...

Arizona Architecture Projects

Serbin Studio Architecture has been teaming up with Cities, Businesses and Homeowners across the Arizona for more than 20 years.