I strongly believe that good design is a result of close teamwork between the owner, architect, the consultants and the builder.
Our combined experience and commonsense approach to problem solving can help guide you in reaching your goals and objectives. We strive for a balance between your wants & needs, the entitlement & permits process, and your budget and schedule.
Tom has more than 25 years of experience working with a range of clients from individual homeowners to small businesses to corporations, based in Northern California. Prior to his own practice, he developed valuable insights and expertise in a number of architect offices and on joint collaborations with builders of different trades. Tom received his education from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.
In his spare time, he finds pleasure rescuing and restoring vintage racing bicycles, and riding them over hills and dales near and far.
His diverse approach includes spending time researching the projects background along with client interviews to have a good understand their needs, and to establish the project's focus and parameters long before the pencil touches paper.
Since Tom greatly values informed and educated clients, he is upfront and timely answering questions about the design process, the scheduling, the construction cost, and design fees. It is important have realistic expectations for the project.