Our firm is devoted primarily to the design and execution of custom homes, additions, and renovations. Our designs emphasize dynamic forms and spaces that take advantage of light, views, and access to open space. Our designs promote positive flow between spaces and create an overall sense of harmony, and we encourage the use of sustainable building resources and healthy building materials and practices. We enjoy working with clients to create suitable living environments that meet their individual life styles.
After receiving her Bachelors degree in architecture at U.C. Berkeley, Guita worked for several local firms doing residential projects. As a graduate student, she was a coordinator of the International symposium for Traditional Dwellings and Settlements and taught architecture and planning. Upon completing her Masters degree, Guita worked for seven years as the Design Review Supervisor for the City of Oakland where she provided site planning and architectural design assistance for over 1000 single and multi-family projects and served as a catalyst in resolving issues between architects, developers, and residents. Guita has been a California licensed architect since 1996.
After completing his Bachelors degree in Architecture at the University of New Mexico, Stephen worked for 5 years on a series of residential, commercial, and institutional projects in the Southwest. Following his internship, Stephen moved to Berkeley where he received his Masters degree in Architecture at U.C. Berkeley, his California Architectural license, and his California General Contractors license. For the next 12 years, Stephen worked on independent residential design projects as well as a series of large scale architectural projects throughout the Bay Area, including the Berkeley YMCA, the Piedmont schools, Kaiser Walnut Creek, and the San Francisco International Airport Terminal.