SUBU Design Architecture

SUBU Design Architecture is a Los Angeles-based design studio founded by May Sung and Jim Burkholder in 2010, aims to provide a solution that is architecturally coherent for the client’s lifestyle and needs. It is designing residential, commercial and hospitality projects throughout Southern California.


  • Beverly Hills Estate

    Beverly Hills Estate

    Remodeling poolside and pool area

  • Residence at Manhattan Beach

    Residence at Manhattan Beach

    Created a series of view spaces to anchor each major room. Introduced the concept of internal landscape rather than simply opening up the rooms to the exterior by framing a flowering tree in a neighbo

  •  Marine loft, Santa Monica

    Marine loft, Santa Monica

    This was created by a 16 foot long island constructed out of reclaimed logs and plumbing pipes. The island itself is divided up into area for eating, drinking, and reading.