Tiburon, CA Architects and Building Designers
- 6 C Street PetalumaCA94952485031
The firm of Mahoney Architects & Interiors is an award-winning group of talented architects and interiors professionals designing buildings of significance as well as remodeling projects throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The firm is renowned for sustainable design. We invite you to explore the projects shown here and on our website. You will see that our work is done with imagination, innovation, and attention to detail. We are committed to establishing long lasting relationships with our clients. Together make dreams come true with creativity and with cost conscious planning. Colleen Mahoney is a co-author of Great Kitchens At Home with America's Top Chefs. Colleen is noted for her expertise in kitchen design. Our firm has been published in numerous magazines including Remodeling, Better Homes & Gardens, Residential Architect, Sunset books, The Practical Homeowner, Northern California Home & Garden, Professional Builder, and Commercial Renovation amongst others. Home and Garden Television has featured Mahoney Architect's projects in their Before and After program. Mahoney Architect's distinguished work has been recognized with a history of awards which include the Bay Area Dream House sponsored by the SF Examiner and Channel 7 News, numerous National Association of Remodeling Industry (NARI) as well as Renaissance Awards, and local historic preservation awards.
- 5895 Doyle Street EmeryvilleCA94608485039
Projects ranging from Silicon Valley to Wine Country, from urban San Francisco to open country in Saratoga, bay side homes in Tiburon to the neighborhoods of Menlo Park and Atherton, working with the best builders in California, designing new homes and remodels, both outside and inside, we provide a seamless start to finish process. Creating buildings and spaces for living and working that are simple, efficient and unique to the owners and problems that need to be solved. The solution is the coming together of all these elements, which can be modern with elegant proportions or a transition between traditional and contemporary that benefits both. Provided are full design services including extensive 3D modeling, planning and building department coordination, color, materials and lighting design, and construction supervision through project completion. Our process involves several builder pricing sessions until the design and cost are comfortable. Builders we work with are known by us to be reliable, proven and experienced in working with us, creating the details and familiar with the manufacturers and materials we utilize. Detailed time schedules are made to describe the project milestones so the process can be planned and controlled. With over twenty years of experience, our design team works within a system that ensures that clients’ goals are achieved, control over budget is maintained and the project moves forward in a logical, consistent manner. The design, permit, bid and construction process may seem dizzying—our goal is to create a manageable process with gratifying end results. Our knowledge of colors, materials, plumbing fixtures, hardware, doors and windows, appliances, lighting fixtures, give owners total control over the end result. Recommended is everything needed to move into the finished product.
- 469B Magnolia Avenue LarkspurCA9493950508
Polsky Perlstein Architects is a Marin County- based architectural office. In partnership with our clients, we've created hundreds of thoughtfully designed projects throughout Northern California. We like to think of our completed work as being designed to fit the homeowners' lifestyles 'like a glove'. All designs begin as a carefully considered response to the site, neighborhood context and the Owner's wishes. Our portfolio therefore displays a diverse range of creative solutions, reflecting the unique resolution of each project's constraints and opportunities. Our process makes extensive use of perspective drawings (both computer generated and hand rendered) that promote a clear understanding of the ramifications of design decisions made through the course of the project. This enables us to smoothly progress through the various phases of design, approvals, documentation, permitting and construction, and to build cost effectively. Collaborative clients and a dedicated staff have made Polsky Perlstein Architects a vibrant and creative practice for over 30 years. We're motivated by our clients and look forward to culturing a close working relationship throughout every project.
- 300 Riviera Circle LarkspurCA94939495016
Eric Layton of Patriarch Architecture specializes in contemporary residential design for a range of home styles. Eric has a reputation for designing homes of quality, warmth, and grace with unique character that blend into the fabric of a community. With an underlying passion for sustainable architecture, his business centers on maintaining the highest level of client satisfaction for home designs of a rich aesthetic on a foundation of broad experience and integrity. Specialties: Progressive yet timeless design styles for unique custom homes •Efficient design/entitlement cycle for projects built within budget and schedule •Architectural, Engineering, Master Planning and Landscape design •New Construction, Re-development, and Urban Infill projects •Efficient navigation of Planning and Building approvals •Floor plan “interventions” – Solving circulation, flow and adjacency conflicts •Sustainable Design, long life-cycle buildings and Zero Net Energy buildings •Sourcing of natural local and renewable materials for healthy buildings •Fast-tracked projects with significant time constraints •Budget analysis at all phases of a project •Project Management of Client-owned developments •Identification and evaluation of residential investment opportunities
- 514 23rd Avenue San FranciscoCA9412148506
Schneider Design Associates’ design sense stems from the belief that good architecture enriches its inhabitant’s lives on a daily basis. By listening carefully to our clients needs and desires we design homes in harmony with their lifestyle and taste. SDA fosters a collaborative design process that brings together the client’s vision and the influences of the specific building site to create a unique environment carefully tailored to its occupants and surroundings.High-end residential architecture firm striving to connect homeowners with spaces that perfectly fit their lifestyles and aesthetic.
- 1 Commercial Blvd. STE 106 NovatoCA94949505014
Joseph Farrell says, “While the core of my practice has always been residential projects, my body of work ranges from high-end custom homes to renovations of existing homes. The focus of my designs is the creation of artful homes that are energy-efficient and environmentally sensitive. All designs strive to integrate natural light, air, views, landscape, and community. Joseph Farrell’s goals have always been to create homes that improve the lives of their occupants and to do so in an environmentally conscious way. Much attention lately has been placed upon sustainable and efficient design, giving birth to the “Green” movement. Green buildings are designed, constructed and maintained to enhance the lives of their occupants and to create healthy communities by being energy efficient, improving indoor air quality and conserving natural resources Cost Details: Typical construction costs for residential projects in the greater SF Bay Area ranges from $300-$600/sq. ft. For high-end custom construction, the costs can be $800+/sq. ft. Typical Architectural Fees can be 3%-6% of construction costs. Architectural fees can vary: $4,000-$8,000 for small addition/remodel projects, $8,000-$18,000 for medium addition/remodel projects and $18,000-$40,000 for major addition/remodel/new home projects.
- 1290 Lincoln Ave. San RafaelCA94901505011
Thompson Studio Architects is a partnership led by Doug and David Thompson. The partners work closely with our clients, nurturing the design process, exploring new ways to live and work, while creating wonderful buildings. The studio environment establishes a collaborative approach to design. The exploration of a project becomes a journey of discovery from which the building evolves as an expression of the efforts and insights of the whole project team. Thompson Studio Architects believes that buildings are living entities where daily activity, seasonal change and evolving uses coexist with the values and ideas held by the owner. Thompson Studio Architects aspires to build a legacy of exemplary projects and happy clients. The studio began in 1987 as an outlet for the creative talents of the partners, brothers Doug and David Thompson. Working together for more than twenty years, the brothers provided design services ranging from custom home design and residential renovations to commercial projects, while holding positions with two of San Francisco’s more prestigious architecture firms. Doug spent 9 years as a project architect and designer with William Turnbull Associates, and David was an associate and principal designer with House + House Architects for over 11 years. In 1994 the studio evolved into a full-service business with a more recent focus on custom residential, mixed-use commercial and commercial roll-out. Recently relocating the office from San Francisco to Mill Valley, the firm provides a full range of services that include: •Master planning •Feasibility studies •Site analysis •Building design and traditional full architectural services •Interior design, custom furniture and lighting design •Specialty material and equipment procurement •Cost analysis and value engineering •Close-of-construction coordination •Post construction and user services Thompson Studio Architects finds that successful projects are derived from high quality design, as well as from the knowledge and integration of the technical aspects of the project. Attending to these aspects of the work begins with the programming stage and is carried through to every detail. From inception, detailed, hands-on management determines the success of the project. Doug and David take on active management roles, utilizing highly refined management and quality control techniques.
- 1A Gate 5 Road Sausalito, CA 94965 SausalitoCA94965495039
DNM Architecture is a San Francisco Bay Area based firm with a passion for creating captivating spaces for the home as well as the community. Residential work is the foundation of our practice. Whether a green, modern home in Sonoma, a hillside house in Hillsborough, a cutting edge expansion near Noe Valley or a traditional remodel in Presidio Heights, your home is uniquely about YOU, your dreams and your requirements. Our residential portfolio speaks to our capability and experience, but also our firm's versatility and a capacity to listen and craft unique solutions. We pride ourselves on being “advocates for the building.” We begin each project by listening (and we never stop). We analyze the site, functional requirements, budget and other opportunities and constraints. We add our own experience and expertise, balancing the competing challenges of function, style, budget, codes, context, schedule, energy efficiency, and dozens of other considerations. We work collaboratively with the entire project team to insure that the project meets our clients’ immediate and long-term goals. With experience in LEED and Green Point Rated projects, DNM Architecture strongly advocates green, sustainable, energy-efficient building materials and methods as a means of reducing the energy required to construct and operate buildings. Education & Public Work represents a special opportunity to give back to our community. We work with your administration to find practical, timely architectural solutions that advance your mission and accommodate growth. Our design services do not stop at the building skin. We design custom Furniture and Details that meet your needs and budget. These pieces of furniture - some custom made for clients and some prototypes - illustrate our attention to detail and ability to be creative problem solvers at any scale.
- 1000 South Winchester Blvd. San JoseCA95128495079
BEST OF HOUZZ (DESIGN): 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 BEST OF HOUZZ (CUSTOMER SERVICE): 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 HOUZZ ADVICE GURU: 2016 Studio S Squared Architecture, Inc. was founded on the belief that client involvement and a positive relationship is the key to a successful project, and we are committed to a team-oriented approach in all phases of the design process. We believe in the value of collaboration within our office, with our consultant team, the building contractor, and most importantly, the owner. When you hire Studio S Squared Architecture, you partner with a diverse, dynamic team of experts who will help guide you through the entire design process, from initial concepts all the way through construction. We consistently deliver outstanding design that makes the most of your budget—along with innovative ideas that transform your space into something truly extraordinary. Our practical experience covers the entire spectrum of projects, from small commercial remodels to large corporate campuses, from single family homes to multi-family buildings. The common thread in our buildings is the belief that architecture can lift the spirit, and that great relationships make great architecture possible. Great architecture involves more than using our expertise to navigate governmental approvals. Clients look to us to take their ideas and elevate them into a design uniquely tailored to their site, personal, and business needs. We work to keep the lines of communication with clients open at all times to ensure that we can craft a building that is uniquely their own. With this approach, it is possible to create a “signature” building with every project we design. Our firm is committed to conservation and wise use of our natural resources, and minimizing our projects' impact on both the built and unbuilt environment. We also commit a percentage of our billable hours every year to local non-profits in need of pro bono or reduced-cost architectural services.
- 85 Liberty Ship Way Suite 111 SausalitoCA9496550507
Founded in 2009, the Bay Area office specializes in the design of signature residential and commercial properties. The office is known for its ability to transform unwelcoming spaces into spaces that are as stylish and comfortable as they are functional, exhibiting inventive solutions to everyday challenges. Christie Tyreus has over fifteen years of experience renovating challenging residential and commercial properties in California. Prior to starting her own practice, she worked for several award-winning architecture firms, including STUDIOS Architecture in San Francisco as well as Onion Flats in Philadelphia. Her design background is both traditional and avant-garde influenced, having received a Master’s degree in Architecture from UCLA and a B.S. in Architecture from The University of Virginia. She taught undergraduate architecture studios for several years and lectured on sustainable design and construction methodologies at Philadelphia University, and has published work in Architectural Record.
- 39 Forrest Street Mill ValleyCA94941505010
For every location, the design of each home originates from the vision of the client and the spirit of the surrounding site. Founded in 1990 by the principals, Ron Sutton AIA and Elizabeth Suzuki AIA, their recruiting efforts have resulted in a team of professionals who possess a wide range of experience consistent with our emphasis on quality design and service to our clients. A close client alliance coupled with the diverse experience of our associates,leads to an intense exchange of ideas, a meticulous search for solutions and an innovative approach to your design. Environmentally sound design has long been a hallmark of the firm, commencing with thoughtful site planning for natural ventilation and passive solar gain, and further incorporating sustainable features throughout the project. This experience enables the firm to provide clients with the very best in design and project management in many areas of the country – or world! Locally, the firm has designed custom residences in Marin, Napa, and Mendocino, as well as Atherton and Carmel Valley. We have also completed projects on the islands of Kauai and Hawaii, and designed homes in Jackson, Wyoming and Incline Village.
- 355 11th Street, Suite 300 San Francisco94103505039
Founded in San Francisco in 1980, Gast Architects is an eleven-person, service-oriented practice specializing in custom residential homes and renovations, including the sensitive restoration and adaptation of historic properties. We offer comprehensive architectural services and take pride in the close working relationships we develop with our clients in responding to their needs, taste, budget and schedule, while maintaining architectural design excellence. Sustainable design strategies are integral to the design process, and several on our team are experienced LEED Accredited Professionals. Our projects range in scope from the development of large country properties and inner city whole house renovations to more modest additions to and remodeling of existing housing in styles from warm modern to traditional. We enjoy, and are skilled at, working with the limitations and opportunities inherent in renovating or adding to existing structures. Our long-term relationships with contractors, craftspeople and consultants strengthen the trust and effective team communication necessary for producing superior results. Having practiced in the Bay Area for decades, we know the local Planning and Building agencies and their staffs, and how to work with them to secure code interpretations before problems arise. We have represented our clients successfully before commissions, design review panels and appeal boards, and are adept at moving our projects through the approvals maze.
- 523 Francisco Street San FranciscoCA94133505017
BEST OF HOUZZ (DESIGN): 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 ; BEST OF HOUZZ (CUSTOMER SERVICE): 2016, 2013, Mark English AIA and his associates at Mark English Architects create beautiful modern architecture, exploring the power of simple forms and spaces specific to place and client desire. Since its founding in 1992, Mark English Architects has designed numerous residential and entertainment spaces throughout California, Arizona, Texas and Mexico. The firm has a special interest in building in the urban context, with half of its work occurring in San Francisco. Mark English Architects offers a designer's sense of artistry, supported by practical knowledge gained from years of direct hands-on building experience, having worked as a carpenter on his first realized home design at the age of 19. The team respectfully guides the the client towards what could, and what should, happen in a space - so that they are both pleased and surprised by the results. Mark's undergraduate experience at CalPoly included rigorous training in engineering and structural principles. Incorporating practical experience with structural systems and energy efficiency to the project early helps to streamline the design process. Graduate studies at the Syracuse University campus in Florence, Italy complemented Mark's interests in Greco-roman and Mesoamerican archaeology and history. As a licensed architect, Mark has supported the profession and his colleagues through participation in the AIA, the local AIA's Small Business Committee, and by coaching his peers on new strategies for social media and marketing. He has also promoted principles of energy-efficient design as it relates to compliance with California's Title 24 energy code, as well as green building programs such as Green-point Rating and the California Solar Initiative. Mark English is the editor of two respected online magazines, and along with co-editor and writer Rebecca Firestone, has created a forum for the local architectural community with"The Architects' Take". A second online publication, "Green Compliance Plus" features residential energy compliance case studies and advice, as well as serving as a portal for Residential Title-24 services tailored for architects as clients. The Firm is located in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood.
- Address Upon Request Mill ValleyCA94941505011
Gregory Dedona founded his architectural practice in Mill Valley, CA in 1989 after receiving his California licensure. For over 25 years Greg has been serving local residents and project developers primarily in Marin County, as well as in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe, and Los Angeles. Greg's commitment to quality design and high level of thorough service has earned him a loyal client base and a reputation for ability and integrity. Throughout the years he has built a team of experienced professionals including civil and geotechnical engineers, land surveyors, and building contractors. Greg is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley, School of Environmental Design - B.A. in Architecture. His design philosophy is rooted in a contextual approach to each project site by shaping the client's program needs and fitting the design solution to the surroundings. He is not characterized by any one style, being adaptable to stylistic genres of traditional eras or modern contemporary influences. His abilities range beyond design, incorporating problem solving, management, and leadership skills into every project. Greg is committed to implementing Sustainable Design and Green Building practices in all his work. Greg served for over 12 years on the Tam Design Review Board, a planning review body appointed by the Board of Supervisors for the unincorporated Mill Valley areas of Marin County, and was Chair for nearly half his term. He is active volunteering in his community as a scout leader, and as a youth sports coach with his son and daughter. Gregory Dedona offers a wide range of architectural design and consultation services. Whether your needs are for full service project design and documentation from concept to completed construction, or simple construction feasibility consultation, Greg can provide all levels of service to suit your needs.
- 2325 Third Street, Studio 341 San Francisco9410750506
Award-winning multi-disciplinary firm committed to modern architectural and interior design with an emphasis on innovative problem-solving, sustainability, formal clarity, excellent craftsmanship and connections to daylight and nature. We offer complete project services from conception through construction administration.