Studio Bergtraun AIA
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It is our belief that architecture can be a beautiful framework enhancing the lives of those who live and work within and around it.

Our studio enjoys working in all aspects of Architecture. The firm portfolio includes a varied typology of projects each informing the other, smaller projects with larger intentions and bigger projects with personal attention to detail. The scope of work in the studio ranges from residential new construction and remodels to commercial and institutional, including summer camps, retail, offices and religious buildings. Our architecture enhances the indoor/outdoor California lifestyle guiding each project through interior design and furnishing details and outdoor landscape direction. Extensive work experience and study in Italy and Denmark along with travels through Asia and Europe have provided a rich design background that informs all of our design.

Studio Bergtraun, AIA, Architects has continually strived to create environments responsive to the client’s program and budget, respectful of the surrounds in which they are sited, and attentive to the creative, functional and eco-friendly use of materials and building techniques.

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Services Provided
Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Green Building, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Gym Design & Construction, Home Remodeling, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, New Home Construction, Pool House Design & Construction, Space Planning, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, Construction Drawings, Remodeling

Areas Served
Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, East Richmond Heights, El Cerrito, Emeryville, Lafayette, Oakland, Orinda, Piedmont, San Francisco, Tiburon, The Sea Ranch, Lake Tahoe, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Atherton, Rockridge, Los Altos Hills, Kensington, Marin County, Inverness, Napa, Sonoma

Certifications and Awards
Architectural Record House of the Month January 2017; Tahoe Quarterly's 2017 Mountain Home Award; Best of Houzz 2012 & 2015; EB-AIA House Tour 2015; 2015; EB-AIA House Tour 2011
Bay Area Full Service Architectural Studio- 2x Best of Houzz Winner

Contact: Michelle Bergtraun
Location: 5500 Doyle Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
Typical Job Costs: $250,000 - 15 million
Commented: who makes this tub? Thank you for the compliment! We transformed a dark storage space into an 'inner courtyard' including the tub to serve as a 'hot tub' and also used the same tub in the Master Bathroom. They are made...
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Commented: modernist folding cane chair The reclining chair in the photo is a vintage wicker MCM chair and we’re not sure if there’s a wicker type you can get these days exactly like this but we then specified for the client the Cuba Chair ...
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Commented: Great project! Thanks, we had a lot of fun designing this house! The doors and windows are Fleetwood and the black siding is 7/8” Corrugated MS Metals Kynar painted Charcoal color.
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Commented: What company manufactured the fascia mount railing? AGS Stainless - the same company that manufactured the railing on the Tahoe house. They do great work. agsstainless.com
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Commented: Countertop It's a 4" thick slab of recycled Teak
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Commented: Fireplace The fireplace is custom and so is the bbq right next to it, hidden in the metal structure. It pops up thanks to an hydraulic pump when needed and tucks away after use so that the counter can be used a...
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Studio Bergtraun AIA answered a question: modernist folding cane chair
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