Matalon Architecture
(858) 263-2781

Michael B. Matalon


With over thirty years of architectural experience, Mr. Matalon is familiar with all phases of architectural planning and design, from initial programming through building construction.

He brings considerable experience in the master planning and design in both public and private sector projects to your team. Such projects include multi-family residential projects, mixed use developments, commercial projects, medical facilities, schools and interior improvements.

Mr. Matalon’s residential work experience encompasses hundreds of units throughout the state of California.

He has also designed over 1 million square feet of commercial/office buildings; a partial list that includes such projects as First Interstate Plaza and Columbia Square; both in downtown San Diego. He has also designed numerous commercial facilities for Wells Fargo Bank, Union Bank, and San Diego National Bank.

Mr. Matalon has worked on the medical front with such respected clients as Sharp Healthcare, UCSD Healthcare, and Operation Samahan.

Mr. Matalon's experience with public entities includes the City of San Diego, the City of Thousand Oaks, the City of Salinas, the City of Escondido the City of Victorville, as well as the County of San Diego.

Educational clients include San Diego State University, the San Diego Community College District, Grossmont Union High School District, and the Cajon Valley Union School District.

He has also been involved in the design of such specialized, one-of-a-kind projects, such as the new U.S Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, and The Salvation Army’s 575 acre Divisional Camp and Conference Center in Ramona.

Michael B. Matalon


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Professional Organizations: American Public Works Association (APWA), American Indian Chamber of Commerce (AICC), U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Community Service: The Salvation Army, Metropolitan Advisory Board St. Paul’s Senior Services, Board Member

Registration: California, 1982/Architect

Education: Graduated Cum Laude, University of Southern California – 1978, B.S. Architecture

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Honors and Awards.

  • San Diego AIA Orchid Award: First Interstate Plaza
  • San Diego BOMA Award: First Interstate Plaza
  • San Diego BIA Gold Tower Award: Arise Industrial Center
  • California Parks & Recreation Assoc. Award: Kit Carson Park Roller Hockey Facility
  • American Public Works Association Award: Kit Carson Park Roller Hockey Facility
  • Point Loma Association Award: Scripps Bank, Pt. Loma

Our Services


Our architectural services include design, preparation of construction documents, and construction administration. We also provide a wide variety of services including feasibility studies, architectural programming, project management, site planning, and interior design services.


Planning is the process of particularizing and, ultimately, of harmonizing the demands of environment, use, and economy. This process has a cultural as well as a utilitarian value, for in creating a plan for any social activity the architect inevitably influences the way in which that activity is performed.


Enhancing the interior of a building to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the people using the space. We make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting decorative items, such as colors, lighting, and materials.

Get in touch

Matalon Architecture & Planning
888 Prospect Street, Suite #200
La Jolla, California 92037
Phone: (858) 263-2781
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