Marlene Imirzian, FAIA is the principal of Marlene Imirzian & Associates Architects. Marlene formed the firm in Phoenix, Arizona in 1995 and shortly thereafter opened a second office in Escondido, CA. She is a graduate of The University of Michigan College of Architecture. Her work includes projects for higher education, civic, medical, historic preservation, commercial and residential clients. The firm is known for its design excellence, project performance, and integration of sustainable design practices for building. In addition to practicing architecture, Marlene has been a faculty associate at The Design School, Arizona State University Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts architecture program. In 2014 Marlene Imirzian & Associates was named one of the top 50 Architecture firms in the U.S. by the leading professional design journal, Architect Magazine.
The Central Avenue corridor provides Phoenix with a linear radius that connects historic neighborhoods throughout downtown and midtown.