1,055 Vineyard, CA Architects & Designers

Is the scope of your Vineyard, CA home design project more involved than replacing your kitchen countertops or bathroom flooring? It is the responsibility of home architects to transform human needs and desires into visual concepts and habitable structures. When you hire a home architect, you are not only hiring someone to design and build your home, but you are also hiring the person who will manage all of your budgetary limitations and site constraints, as well as coordinate the relationships of all parties involved in the project. More 
Oakland, CA, US 94618
50 miles from Vineyard
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... Read More 
robert kelly (510) 836-0719
piedmont, CA, US 94610
50 miles from Vineyard
My foray into architecture started in high school when I decided to expand my family's Santa Barbara home into its large unfinished attic. My parents and neighbors were a little... Read More 
Oakland, US 94609
50 miles from Vineyard
Wm. F. Holland/Architect brings over 30 years of experience to his thriving architectural design practice. The thread that runs continuously through these years is the... Read More 
Oakland, CA, US 94602
50 miles from Vineyard
Architecture firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. We design projects throughout California, several other states and Europe. We design everything from large custom homes to... Read More 
Sacramento, CA, US 95818
11 miles from Vineyard
We are dedicated to creating well designed spaces and structures that respond functionally and elegantly to the challenges our clients present. Our project list is as diverse as... Read More 
By Design (530) 758-9108
Davis, CA, US 95616
23 miles from Vineyard
By Design is a full service Interior Design Firm specializing in kitchen and bath design. As the inspiration behind the award winning firm, owner and principal designer Elma... Read More 
Granite Bay, CA, US 95746
22 miles from Vineyard
Kevin Patrick O'Brien Architect is a full service architectural firm specializing in custom homes and residential remodels. With Design Studios in Northern and Southern California... Read More 
Milestone Studio (530) 676-0900
Cameron Park, CA, US 95682
25 miles from Vineyard
Architectural Design for: Preliminary / Concept Design, Additions, Remodels and Complete Custom Home Plans Read More 
Oakland, CA, US 94609
50 miles from Vineyard
Licensed architect with experience in residential and commercial tenant improvement. Patrick Perez is a full service design firm. With over 15 years of experience in single and... Read More 
Oakland, US 94618
50 miles from Vineyard
At Inside Out Design, we strive to bring our combined fields of knowledge to the table to tailor your environment to best fit you, your property and your budget. We realize that... Read More 
Lezley Barclay (775) 322-3303
Sacramento, CA, US
12 miles from Vineyard
Site specific custom home design in the mountains of Lake Tahoe and Reno since the early 80's. Read More 
Alameda, CA, US 94501
50 miles from Vineyard
Burton Architecture is an award winning design firm based in Alameda, CA with projects located throughout the Bay Area and the surrounding region Read More 
DANVILLE, CA, US 94526
50 miles from Vineyard
Established in 1988 and located in Danville California specializing in custom home design. Designing new homes and addition remodel projects large and small. I have no... Read More 
Pleasant Hill, CA, US 94523
50 miles from Vineyard
Laura works with contractors and suppliers to design and develop custom residential building and remodeling projects, inside and out. Laura specializes in bringing the home and... Read More 
slosardesign (510) 842-0462
oakland, CA, US 94602
50 miles from Vineyard
s l o s a r d e s I g n is a purposefully small firm conceived by Marek Slosar and devoted solely to modern design. Marek with formal education as an architect and vast... Read More 
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It is best to hire a house architect who will be involved in all phases of the design process, from the initial concept to the completed construction. The architect is often the first person you will hire for your project. If necessary, they might also help you select and hire California subcontractors, which can include the builders, engineers and landscape architects. House architects are also involved in negotiating contracts for all involved participants. It is for these reasons that it is extremely important for you to have a good relationship with the interior architect you hire. He or she can be the tiebreaking vote between you and the general contractor, and can be your biggest advocate along the way during construction. Depending on the company that you hire, the scope of the work can span from predesign environmental impact studies to selecting furniture and interior finishes. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of architects & designers: Interior Designers & Decorators, General Contractors, Home Builders, Design-Build Firms, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers.

As far as the process goes, the architecture company that you hire will start with concept drawings and finish with construction drawings and documents. Some firms even design with 3-D renderings and videos, but that should not be assumed. One of the most important duties of an architect is to serve as managers and supervise most aspects of construction as well as facilitate communication between all other contractors.

It is very important to hire the right professional for the job. Remember that the most well-known or established designer might not be the best interior architect for you. It all comes down to the individual project. Research and ask people whose work you like for recommendations. It's important to have somewhat of an idea of what you would like to do to your Vineyard, CA home and how much you would like to spend. Architects are natural problem solvers. They will assess the entire situation and help you to solve your problems too. Don't settle for a single company too early. Call and interview a few. Make sure that you feel like your personalities will mesh well and that you like their professional perspective.

Questions to ask a prospective home architect:


  • What is your fee structure?
  • What does the cost include?
  • Do you have professional liability insurance?
  • Can you handle my special requests (ADA, LEED etc.)?
  • What types of renderings (3-D, video, illustrative) will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar projects?
  • When do you expect to start and be finished with the project?
  • What do your services include? (It's best that the services are until construction is completed.)
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Would you say your work has a defining style? (This is important in case the architect's personal style will interfere with your vision.)
  • Will you help with hiring a general contractor and subcontractors?
  • What do you estimate the cost will be?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any complications you foresee with this project?

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