Cathy Schwabe Architecture is a solo residential practice whose work is rooted in the special blend of the Craftsman and Modernist, linked with a clear response to site and climate that has resulted in the Bay Area Modern Tradition. The designs are timeless and contemporary, well crafted and environmentally sustainable. Working closely with her clients to give voice to their dreams, each project receives her focused attention from inception to move in. Her completed work is largely located in Northern California in the following communities; Albany, Atherton, Berkeley, Carmel Valley, Danville, Forestville, Gualala, Inverness, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills,Mill Valley, Oakland, Orinda, Palo Alto, Pescadero, San Francisco and Woodside.

Service Provided
Custom Residential Design: New Construction, Additions + Remodels.

Area Served
Northern California Counties: Alameda, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Sonoma.

Certification and Awards
AIA, LEED AP, Certified Green Building Professional (Build It Green)
Bay Area Architect
Best of Houzz 2013 and 2014

Contact: Cathy Schwabe
Location: 5332 Shafter Avenue
Oakland, CA 94618
License Number: C22845
Typical Job Costs: $400,000 - 3,000,000
Commented: What type of wood was used on the kitchen cabinets? Hi, The wood is madrone. Thanks for the question. Cathy
9 hours ago in Photo Questions  
Commented: Please tell me how you achieved the weathered look on the siding Hello- This siding is western red cedar with no finish - the weathered look just happens over time. In spite of the location very close to the ocean with a quite open exposure the weathering happens unevenly...
October 15, 2014 in Photo Questions  
Commented: Not a question, only a compliment: beautiful job! Hi Arasiman -- thanks so much! Cathy
October 10, 2014 in Photo Questions  
Cathy Schwabe Architecture commented on a discussion in Photo Questions: What type of wood was used on the kitchen cabinets?
9 hours ago
Cathy Schwabe Architecture commented on a discussion in Photo Questions: Small bathroom
October 15, 2014
Cathy Schwabe Architecture commented on a discussion in Photo Questions: Please tell me how you achieved the weathered look on the siding
October 15, 2014
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