John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA
A San Francisco architect offers advice on building a livable home that will last for generations
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Review by Noz Design:I've worked closely with Bret Walters at John Lum Architecture for the past 2+ years on what was effectively a new construction house in San Francisco, and while I'm thrilled for the client to have mo...
Review by Dawn Pickering:John and his team did a first-rate job designing our home in Sonoma. The house has brought us so much joy and friendship and beautiful memories over the years.
Review by trianglestamps:We had the pleasure of working with John Lum and his team four years ago to re-build our home. They took the time to listen to what we wanted and to understand our style. They presented us with a tr...
Review by Shuyi Zhang:When we met John Lum for the first time, we were first-time home owners who knew nothing about architecture or remodeling. We had a one year old baby and only a vague notion of what we wanted for our...
Review by cspole32:We are very happy with the results of our major remodel with John Lum Architecture. We wanted to update our 1960's ranch home but keep it the same size (2,000 sq ft) yet make it more functional and o...
Review by Stephanie Zaharias Design:I have worked with John Lum Architecture on two high end modern residences in the Peninsula. From the moment you step into their funky industrial offices in the Mission District, you know you are in ...
Review by yukie73:We worked with John Lum initially and very closely with Bret Walters, Project Manager and Designer. Both have a clear vision for the modern line, color, organic shapes and vistas. I love that they bot...
Review by ikaru:We recently did a complete remodel of an old 1913 home in Eureka Valley. From the moment John entered the house the first time, he gave us several ideas on how to maximize space and views which eleva...
Review by Sen Chen:We are out-of-town owners that purchased a condomimium in Cow Hollow. Trust, creativity, clarity of our needs and strong follow-up are critical to us as we are out-of-town. It was a good experience...
Review by chungteddy:John Lum Arechitecture did a fantastic job in our renovation project. It involved upgrading a dated apartment to a clean, modern residence. It involved new piping, new electric cables, new flooring, n...
Review by scottjfortner:Excellent work ethic and always on time, this contractor fulfilled all of our expectations and then some. I would recommend this company to anyone in the future
Commented: FlooringThe floor is a large format tile with an aged metal finish. Unfortunately it has been discontinued, but there are many out there of similar style.
March 22, 2019
Commented: Thickness of archwaysThanks Jessica. You're correct in that the walls are different thicknesses. The wider arch is due to structural requirements and is about 11" thick. The narrower wall is 5.5". Good luck ...
September 22, 2018
Commented: fencingThe garden wall is made up of translucent glass panels framed with Ipe. You'd want to order the glass locally to a specific size, and make sure that it is laminated for safety.
September 21, 2018
Commented: Kitchen dimensionThe island is approx 28" wide which is more narrow than is typical. We always try to maintain 42" between the island and surrounding cabinets to provide room for passing.
September 12, 2018
Commented: Like this elegant railing. What color are the railposts?The railing posts are black steel
August 29, 2018