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I have worked with Michael on multiple projects over the last 25 years, with outstanding results. Michael is skilled, honest, diligent and reliable. He has extraordinary experience running jobs with the highest level of expense and finish (e.g., Greene Brothers quality residential work), but my work with him has been on more modest residential remodels. I can recommend Michael without reservation. Rob
My first project on Thumbtack and I was apprehensive and Mahya put all my concerns to rest. She understood my project, gave me feedback on maximizing my construction effort and most importantly was responsive and professional. I have another project planned for next year and Mahya will be my architect. Oh, before I forget, she has a strong network of equally qualified structural engineers and energy consultants. Working with her was an absolute pleasure. I HIGHLY recommend her.
Vahid drew a plan that I later took to the San Francisco city department of building inspection and from the first try, changes to the apartment that we were planning to remodel had been approved. That tells me that Vahid is an architect who knows exactly what he is doing. He has printed 4 copies of the plan even though San Francisco department of building inspection requires only 2 copies. All 4 copies have been included into a price. I am definitely his client if I ever will need architectural plans drawn again in the future.
If youre looking to do any rehab work on your home, Ben Tarcher & Associates should be the FIRST architects you should consider! I purchased my first home, a three unit Victorian house (built in 1908), at the end of 2012. The house was a real-fixer up! Notwithstanding its charm and obvious potential, the property was riddled with defects, including the need to (1) build a foundation (as none existed), and (2) completely gut the two downstairs units. Ben completely redesigned the two downstairs units. He provided me with a number of distinct architectural scenarios for using the space. Ben proved to be a fantastic resource. I found him to be extremely professional, creative, and a clear communicator, all qualities I appreciated as a new home owner.
The team is young and energetic. They are so friendly to work with. We were mostly impressed by the high level design quality with reasoble construction cost which was important to us. We appreciated their effort in maximizing value of the property and they are honest with their fees and always transparent with their tasks. we felt they've also saved us so much time and money. Though we didn't agree with Some of the design decisions at the beginning. They carefully explained to us, and we were happy to see the end result they have imagined from the beginning. If you are looking for new ideas and good value, I highly recommended ISO !
Jeff is hied by our company at the last minute notice, for a 4 story, 20,000 square foot condominium new construction design project in San Francisco. He is extremely patient and talented, energetic and efficient. I am very impressed with his skill of using the modern technology with all the most updated software, computer aided design tools. That will greatly increase the accuracy and choices, especially in such a complex scale. Jeff is also familiar with all the application process of obtaining planing permit, building permit and conditional use permit. He read PPA and Ruben design committee comments very carefully, implemented line by line, yet in the mean time, watching out for the owner's interest like a lawyer. We have dealed with many big name professionals in San Francisco before we reach this point, Jeff has the skill all in one, and has the unbeatable speed since he is light and mobile, comparing to the cumbersome organization that answers your phone call with a secretary. After we gain the planning permit, we will most likely to continue to heir him for the building permit process, since he is an excellent communicator, to integrate the design with Machanical engineers, civil engineers, structural engineers. We believe he is the one for us.
Adam has a good nature about him. He is willing to help and is easy to work with. Most importantly he listens to your concerns. Has a great background in architecture and very good with contemporary type projects. I have used Adam for both residential & commercial TI's type projects. For both of these types of projects he has nailed the design and satisfied the user. Thanks Adam for your help.
Great person, great service!
OpenBay Design designed a large addition with 1 new story in my multi-family rental building. I was very satisfied with the process and was pleasantly surprised at how smoothly it all went. The team was knowledgeable in code and permit requirements, thoughtful in the design, personable and easy to work with. I have recommended this firm to others looking to renovate or build new residential (houses or multi-units) and commercial spaces and buildings. - Satisfied building owner, Oakland
David was extremely knowledgeable and very pleasant to speak with. He gave us an extremely thorough explanation of the basics of soundproofing, went over all the details particular to our location, and showed us lots of materials and methods. He gave an honest assessment of what would and would not be possible and at what cost, and offered to help with any further assistance we'd need depending on what route we decide to go. I was impressed and delighted.
I hired Francisco for a unit expansion project in San Francisco. Building anything in San Francisco can be very challenging and frustrating and you need someone who can navigate the various city agencies and your neighborhood with both calmness and street smarts. Francisco is the guy you want on your side when you run into challenges as he is able to craft solutions and generate consensus. He is very well regarded and has great relationships at the planning department which is critical in getting your plans approved with as few headaches as possible. I would not hesitate to hire him again.
Chris is a good architect and we found him very easy to work with. He listens to what the client is looking for and try to incorporate the ideas into the architectural plan.
Gary Diebel was very professional and responsive. I was not able to use him as the scope of my project change. When I contacted him to move forward he was too busy.
We provide architecture, planning and design services. With experience in residential and commercial design, from kitchens to entire neighborhoods, we approach projects with an emphasis on logical problem solving and a clean aesthetic.
See how we can save you time and money! We offer building design and planning, prefabrication of buildings, on-site installation, general contracting, and project management.
I am a retired B contractor who can do all residential systems, including electrical and plumbing repairs, woodwork, and kitchen and bath remodeling. I am efficient, with truck and all tools.
Since 1991 designing custom homes in San Francisco and beyond.
We are a full-service design and document architecture firm. We provide full range of services, including pre-design through construction administration for commercial and residential projects throughout California. Seasoned with 20+ years of experience, we offer ideas and solutions for traditional tastes and will offer new ways of thinking about your building, the choice of components, and how you define your lifestyle. There are many variables that define the realm of a project and we will cater our service package to complete the vision. Call to discuss your project today! We offer a vision for success, here at Eric Shephard Architects.
We have been a full-service residential remodeling company, serving Santa Clara County since 1977. We are certified "green", certified by the EPA for lead-free renovations, and have been associated with NARI since 1981.
We specialize in constructing high-end residential and light commercial projects. We are dedicated to achieving a high level of customer satisfaction with each project we perform. We seek to achieve successful client relationships across time, so we can be your contractor for life, not just for a single project. If you are considering a custom home, room addition, kitchen or bath remodel, we are the right choice for your project. QSD Construction, Inc. is a full-service general contracting company. We have the capability to take your project from concept to completion. We tackle each project with a blend of self-performed work and subcontracted work. All of our subcontractors are licensed, bonded and insured and go through a rigorous screening process. By selecting QSD Construction, Inc., you will have all of the necessary trades for your project wrapped up in one contract and managed by the owner. Residential work includes the following: * Custom homes * Room additions * Kitchen remodels * Bathroom remodels * Decks and balconies * Hardscape * Drainage, irrigation and softscape * Custom cabinetry and built-ins * Fine finish carpentry, doors, moldings, etc. * Patio covers Commercial work includes the following: * Tenant improvements * Medical office improvements * Multi-family apartment renovations * Strip mall exterior renovations and facades * Condo common area renovations (pool, spa, community entrance, etc.)
Collaborative Design Architects Inc. (CDA Inc.) provides comprehensive professional services in the areas of planning, programming, architectural design and construction management. Our clients cover both public and private sectors throughout the western United States. As a team leader, we provide integrated mechanical, electrical, structural and civil engineering services through ongoing collaborations with local engineering firms. Established in 1979, Collaborative Design Architects has offices located in San Francisco and Oakland. The scope of services provided by Collaborative Design Architects Inc. include the following: * Site planning/long-range master planning * Facilities needs and analysis investigations * Facilities feasibility studies * Due diligence reports * Functional programming * Budget and life cycle cost estimates * Process regulatory agency approvals * Grant and funding source identification and application assistance * Architecture * Structural engineering * Civil engineering * Mechanical, piping and sprinkler (MPS) * Electrical, lighting, controls and security system design * Interiors * Custom cabinetry and furniture design * Construction inspection * Landscape architectural design * Development consulting * Construction management These are provided through integrated teamwork with firms with which we have long-term relationships. CDA Inc. has been providing planning, architectural design and construction management for over 20 years. Our work in analyzing, rehabilitating and creating the built environment for both our public and private clients can be seen throughout the western United States. From due diligence reports and funding application through renovation and new construction design services, CDA Inc. brings significant experience and creativity to the process. The following are a sample of CDA Inc.'s major clients: * Pacific Union Company, San Francisco, California * American Stores Properties, Inc., National Headquarters, Salt Lake City, Utah * First Interstate Bank, San Francisco, California * KLUR Eight Television, Billings, Montana * Placer Title Company, Sacramento, California * CU Planning and Building, Huntington Beach, California * Girls Incorporated of Alameda County * Oakland Hills Tennis Club, Oakland, California * The Homestead Business Park, Billings, * City of San Leandro, California * City of South San Francisco * City of Danville, California * City of San Carlos, California * City of Ontario, California * City of Alameda, California * City of Bay Point, California * City of Emeryville, California * City of Hayward, California * City of Billings, Montana * City of San Leandro Redevelopment Agency * Contra Costa County, California * Alameda County, California * Alameda County Redevelopment Agency * San Leandro Unified School District, San Leandro, California