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With over 85 years of combined experience, BOA Government Services (BOA-GS) is a full service architectural firm specializing in innovative design solutions for community, institutional, and educational clients throughout California. Since its inception, BOA-GS has designed and master planned over 2,600 projects for over 40 different school districts, municipalities, and public agencies. BOA-GS has designed numerous new facilities and has performed major additions and renovations to existing facilities. BOA-GS is distinguished from others through its commitment to personalized service and responsiveness. All of our work is generated in collaboration with the client from initial design sessions to construction administration.

Deadlines, budgets, and quality control are of primary concern to the client as well as the architect, and each project affords BOA-GS the opportunity to improve the synthesis of function, space, and aesthetics. Value engineering and life cycle cost analysis is embraced as a means of providing the best solution for a project within tight budget constraints. Understanding that all facilities must balance individuality and function, BOA-GS strives to provide innovative and specialized solutions to the design issues facing the clients and user groups, architects and engineers. We pride ourselves on being problem solvers, helping to resolve the architectural problems unique to each project.

The Principals and staff at BOA-GS take a responsive and active part in every project designed. BOA-GS is small enough to offer a direct, personalized service to our clients yet large enough to undertake projects of any size. A Principal and Project Manager participate in each phase of every BOA-GS project, constantly contributing their own special skills, special talents and experience. Consistent with our philosophy of personalized service, the Principals are directly responsible for all phases of the project.

Anthony Wu
Principal / President

Anthony is a licensed architect and Principal of BOA-GS. He has over 25 years of experience in all facets of architecture, from initial design, preparation of construction documents, cost estimating, specifications and bidding through to construction observation and support services. He is well-versed in access compliance issues and has been trained by DSA to perform access compliance plan review. Anthony has experience in working with various state agencies such as Division of the State Architect (DSA), State Fire Marshall (SFM), and California Department of Education (CDE). Anthony also has extensive experience working with the United States Postal Service, Los Angeles Unified School District, local civic governments and the US military. He is responsible for integrating and implementing the latest technology platforms in the office. Anthony has personally been involved in the management and coordination of over 1,000 civic, military, and educational projects since 1990.

B. Architecture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Registered Architect: California
LEED Accredited Professional, U.S. Green Building Council

James Fortunes
Principal / Vice President

James is a licensed architect, and Principal of BOA-GS. James has over 38 years of architectural  experience. Over the last 16 years, James has designed multiple educational facilities for various school districts throughout Souhern California, including two new Elementary Schools for LAUSD. He is well versed in programming, design, preparation and coordination of construction documents, cost estimates, plan check, and construction support services. James has experience in working with state agencies as such as Division of the State Architect (DSA), State Fire Marshall (SFM), Office of Public   School Construction (OPSC), and California Department of Education (CDE). James believes that as an architect, it is important to be active in professional and community organizations. James has been an active member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Long Beach – South Bay since 1986, and has held the position of Board Member, Secretary, Vice President and Chapter President. He also served the Chapter at the state level as a Board Member in the AIA California Council. He was also a Regent in the California Architectural Foundation.

BS Architecture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Certificate in Project Management, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Registered Architect: California


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