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What is our purpose?

Founded in 2016, Design Build Labs is led by industry veteran, William Robertson, with category-leading expertise in architectural design planning, energy storage, construction and, more than anything, process. Design Build Labs (DBL) is an end-to-end design and construction firm known for our versatility and responsiveness based in Los Angeles, CA. DBL specializes in listening, activating, and balancing what we have heard through our proprietary [LAB] process. We combine your experience with our understanding of commercial structures, occupancy planning, and the energy needs of humanity.

 

DBL is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the US Green Building Council and is committed to improving the built environment to drive positive change.

 

We enjoy the pretty stuff and the dirty work. We materialize your vision while doing all the little things on a project that no-one else wants to do.

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Leadership Team

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William Robertson
CEO

Forming the team. Crafting the vision. Developing initial budgets and schedules. Creating Change. Solving difficult problems.

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William Robertson
CEO

Forming the team. Crafting the vision. Developing initial budgets and schedules. Creating Change. Solving difficult problems.

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Maria Rios
Operations Manager

Manages daily operations and health of the organization.  Assists in project management. Supports financial transactions, sub vendor contracts and onboarding. Maintains social media platforms, files and schedules.

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Amanda Robertson
Co-Founder & Operations

Co-founder and strategic partner.  Responsible for the general financial and operational health of the organization.  Amanda is a licensed real estate broker and investor. Learn more at AmandaRobertson.com

Project Team

Carime Gervasio
Interior Designer

Produces schematic designs, space plans, finish palettes, and 3D renderings.

Mayara Benegas
​Senior Architectural Designer

Leads schematic designs, space plans and construction documents. 

Joel Hernandez
Assistant Project Manager

Assists in Project Management. 
Oversee the logistical requirements of a project. Maintains budgets and schedule.

William Englehart
​Energy Analyst

Develop and perform detailed Microgrid feasibility analysis. Maintain the database for equipment. Analyze life-cycle costs. 

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