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We Now have "Stock Plans" based on our most popular designs! Click here for more information.


Custom Home Design

The design process is the most important part of building your new home. The most important element of a great home is the right design. To provide a design that gives shape to your dreams requires a holistic approach. We learn the needs and the lifestyle of your family. We give consideration to flexibility and expansion especially when your family needs may increase. We study the neighboring structures, lot orientation, topography, local vegetation, and the neighborhood. The "physics" of the design is studied to ensure an energy-efficient home. All of these factors help to determine the appropriate design of your home. Finally, we add an aesthetic sense and the appropriate architectural style to produce the perfect dream home for you and your family.

We offer two levels of service for our Custom Residential Plans:

1. Schematic Plans This includes the floor plans and facade (front) elevation.
2. Architectural Construction Drawings Set for a full set of computer-drafted construction drawings


Schematic  Home Plans
These are plans conceptualized or designed to create the layout of the house. This is considered as the most essential part of the design process, wherein a creative functional solution is produced to meet all the client's requirements and specifications. Schematic Plans are plans for planning purposes alone although they may be sufficient to be used as models for an architectural construction document set. They do not constitute buildable plans. Further development is necessary, which may include civil, structural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical engineering, etc. 

Use this service if:

You want to visualize your new house ideas on paper first and find out how much your project will cost before you get a full set of construction drawings.


You don't plan to build your new house right away, but would like to start developing its design. 


You're applying for a construction loan from a bank and need to submit house plans in your loan application. 


You want to price your new house project with contractors before you get a full set of construction drawings.

If you want to start slowly and visualize your new house before you commit to a builder set of plans, we suggest you order our Schematics Plans first. 

What you'll get when you order Schematic Plans:

Computer-drafted floor plans


Computer-rendered front elevation 

The following services are optional and are priced separately:

Remaining 3 ELEVATIONS (3 NEW DRAWINGS--Rear, Left, and Right Sides) PLUS  ROOF PLAN DESIGN (not including roof framing)


Computer-generated 3D perspective (photo realistic image)


Exterior Flyover animations and Interior Walk-through animations


You may elect to order one plan at a time. For instance, you may begin only with the Schematic Floor plan and Front Elevation before ordering the rest of the elevations, and only after you are completely satisfied with the floor plan and front elevation. 

example of computer-rendered front elevation 

Architectural Construction Drawings Set
This is a complete set of computer-drafted Architectural Construction Drawings, including  detailed floor plans, all exterior elevations (4 sides), typical wall sections/ building cross sections, site development plan, roof plan/ design, door and window schedule, schedule of finishes, electrical/ lighting layout, stair schematic details, and reflected ceiling plans. These are the drawings you need when applying for a  building permit.
Use this service if you need a full set of construction drawings for the new house you are planning to build.

For prices on our affordable 'Schematic Plans' and 'Construction Drawings Set' services, click here.

You don't have to live in California to take advantage of our design services. We  do most of our communication on-line or by telephone. Fortunately, the use of online technology lets us easily communicate and refine the final design to meet your needs. As part of this process, we also conduct NetMeeting Whiteboard sessions. This will allow us to discuss the plans/ drawings, and be able to make notes, highlights, or draw over the plans while doing the teleconference. Even if you're not a sophisticated Internet user, we'll guide you through the easy set-up process. Internet whiteboard sessions are so effective that even our local customers prefer to use this technique during the design fine-tuning process.

As part of our service, we also create a special password-protected website for your use. This site will have the uploaded designs for your viewing and commenting; for sharing with family and friends, your builder, and your material suppliers for quoting. 

click on the images to view  animations (broadband users only)

We also make use of the latest technology to visualize your ideas. Computer graphics are used during the design phase to allow the client to visualize by walking around and through the virtual home before it's built. Computer-aided design also gives clearer direction to contractors. 3D Visualization/ imaging enables the prospective owner to see the final design and make changes before the home is built, saving time and money; so what's designed is actually what's built.

To take the first step towards your new home, complete our Client Requirements Form. We'll contact you after we receive it.

We will show you how you can get the maximum value out of the investment that you are about to make.

Asis-Leif Designs
World Class Residential Design
...making your dream home a reality!

See a gallery of our custom-designed homes.



27702 Crown Valley Parkway,  Suite D-4  # 270
Ladera Ranch (Orange County), CA 92694
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Phone Numbers       949.307.1739
Toll-Free   1.888.553.2279
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