Firm Profile

17848 Sky Park Circle, Ste D
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone:   (949) 263-9070,
FAax:(  949) 263-8932

4182 Cresta Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Phone:  (805) 563-7558

Wayne W. J. Banks, AIA, CEO
Ian R. Waddell, P.E., PRESIDENT
Steven J. Kuhn, AIA, SECRETARY, VP


Architecture, Parking Structure Planing & Design

CA Architectural License #013084
CA Architectural License #24849
HI Architectural License #AR10987
CA Civil Engineering License #41219
CA Contractors License A&B #660068
AZ Civil Engineering License # 37472
FL Civil Engineering License # 70903
Structural Engineering License #32589,
Ontario, Canada
Structural Engineering License #13813,
British Columbia, Canada

AIA, American Institute of Architects
AIAOC, American Institute of Architects,
Orange County
National Parking Association
Urban Land Institute
Post-Tensioning Institute

IDG Parkitects, a company guided by three highly talented and experienced Principals; Wayne W. J. Banks, AIA, Ian R. Waddell, P. E., and Steven J. Kuhn, AIA, who, together have accumulated over 100 years of allied knowledge and experience in Parking Structure Planning and Architectural Design. They have designed over 1,800 parking structures ranging in size from 100 to over 10,000 stalls providing in excess of 1,100,000 parking spaces. These projects are for both the public and private sector and encompass residential, commercial, medical, retail and institutional uses.By meeting our client’s highest expectations with dedicated service we have established a tradition and reputation of quality as we head into our fourth decade with repeat clientele,” says Wayne W. J. Banks, Principal.Having its roots in 1985, IDG Parkitects has continued to grow and become an all encompassing and resourceful design firm that has consistently attained annual prosperity and achievement. With headquarters located in Irvine, California and offices in Santa Barbara, California IDG Parkitects primarily focuses on the design of projects in San Diego, Northern and Central California, Los Angeles and Orange Counties. The firm also engages in the design of projects in the Inland empire as well as Nevada and throughout the United States. The firm thrives on the challenge of succeeding in any and all aspects of the building and design process. IDG Parkitects stands firm on its original ideals of the combined collaboration of ingenuity, focus and integrity between its principals. The Principals are “hands on” and instrumental in the design and follow through of their projects. All of the principals maintain a very active, organized schedule that allows them to be consistently involved with every individual project. The firm’s strength is based on commitment to provide high quality design, personal service, functionality and cost efficiency for our client’s valued projects. Planning and hard work pave the way to building vision into reality.Our firm utilizes traditional CAD systems and is integrating our BIM methods with our clients and contractors. Our understanding of leading design, construction, and visualization technology lends technical depth as well as responsiveness and accuracy to each Project. One reason for IDG Parkitects explosive growth in the market is attributed to maintaining a commitment to providing quality service. Keeping cost low, remaining on budget, performing work on schedule, and offering personalized hands-on service has enabled the firm to develop and sustain a reputable position as one of the quintessential parking firms in the industry. The firm has embraced the philosophy of both sustainable design as well as green building design in their approach to completing successful parking structure projects.
IDG Parkitects provides competitive and experienced design capabilities that result in quality buildings and structures for our valued clients,” says Ian R. Waddell, Principal “By staying personally involved in every aspect of our projects, Wayne, Steve and I make sure that all details and issues are attended to professionally. The result is that our projects are finished on schedule and on budget.”
The staff of IDG Parkitects, Inc. takes pride in their ability to interpret the client’s needs, consistently producing programs and design solutions resulting in projects exemplifying the client’s image yet maintaining efficiency and cost control. The firm strongly believes in its ability to develop design solutions that are consistent with client requirements. Design solutions evolve from intense studies of site conditions in conjunction with the demographics of the urban area in proximity to it. Relationships to building services and human amenities are always considered in the final site selection and design. Specific building designs draw on the adage “form follows function” and materialize into efficient, cost effective solutions that enhance the client’s public perception and are compatible with the context of surrounding local development.The firm’s flexibility, expertise and commitment to staying at the forefront of changes in the industry have established IDG Parkitects as a solid enterprise in the building industry in Southern California and now reaching nationally,” says principal Steven J. Kuhn.IDG Parkitects versatility affords the firm the capability to assemble the precise team to handle the requirements of any project, no matter what the scope. The Principals’ extensive knowledge in all aspects of the building industry gives them the aptitude to know what is imperative to successfully execute a project. IDG Parkitects sustains its emphasis on staying on the cusp of building design.