Project Architect

Irvine, California

Melody Tang is an architect with a unique ability to blend both the art and technical craft of design. She has over 18 years of experience on a variety of award-winning projects ranging from tenant improvements to multi-phase, ground up high-rise office complexes. Her background includes commercial, civic, educational, hospitality, and institutional work.

With an eye for detail and a passion for excellence, Melody approaches everything she does with a commitment to deliver high quality to the client. She leverages her strengths in communication, organization, interdisciplinary collaboration, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) to lead project teams through all phases from conceptual design through construction administration. She serves as the key point of contact, leads project meetings, coordinates the design team, and manages the development of construction documents. She believes in creating sustainable, beautiful spaces that address the needs of a diverse population and improve people’s lives.

Melody received her Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University and joined LPA after several years at a firm in Ohio. She is currently serving on the AIA Orange County Board of Directors and leads the annual Design Awards competition for the third largest chapter in the State of California. She has previously served as President of the Toastmasters “Speakers by Design” Club, and a Steering Committee Member for CANstruction Orange County.