Who we are. Who we want to be. 

After many years working for themselves and other firms, Alice Arterberry and Barrett Cooke partnered in 2013.  


Alice Arterberry

With a background in architecture and landscape, Alice brings complimentary skills and viewpoints in her approach to design. Alice is a native of Boston with a fondness for the beauty of the New England seasons and the classic backdrop of historic Boston, Walden Pond, Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard. After 15 years in Southern California, she has learned to love the outdoor lifestyle, the diversity of Southern California's landscapes, and the balance between built environment and landscape design. Alice is unique in her ability to bring both design and project management skills.

Alice has a professional degree of Architecture from Woodbury University.  Prior to Arterberry Cooke, Alice worked at architectural firms specializing in the design and construction of public sector projects, including; schools, community centers, parks and housing. Alice is a licensed Architect in Texas.


Barrett Cooke

Barrett moved to Los Angeles after finishing graduate school at the Rhode Island School of Design in Interior Architecture in 2005.

Originally from Louisville, KY, Barrett is inspired by spatial narratives and the part they play in shaping culture.  She has been lucky to work with inventive clients who have a vision of how they want to live, and her goal is to help guide and direct this vision. Barrett is a licensed Architect in California.


Nina Sterrett

Nina returned to Texas after beginning her career in West Virginia working for a ‘craft’ architecture firm on a variety of commercial project types and sizes under the supervision of talented and dedicated professionals. 

Nina joined Arterberry Cooke as a consultant in 2016 and feels honored to be invited into our client’s homes and to be tasked with the design and technical aspects of creating beautiful functional residential spaces. Nina has a degree in Architecture from the University of Oklahoma and is licensed in Texas. 


Hilary Ruggiano

Hilary joined Arterberry Cooke in the spring of 2019 as Office Manager and Project Coordinator. With a background in visual arts and post production, she thrives on collaborating with design professionals and shares their enthusiasm for creating remarkable spaces for families and communities.