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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored architects on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best architects in Sacramento, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Design by Misha

Design by Misha is a Sacramento architecture firm. The company handles interior and exterior design, project management, e-design, and consultation services and has a reputation for bold, inspirational, and functional creations. Founder Misha Lindsey was chosen as a lead designer and consultant for HGTV and DIY television programs including Yard Core, Turf Wars, and House Crashers. Ms. Lindsey uses sustainable and reclaimed materials as much as possible and donates her time to construction projects in Central America and the Caribbean.

Sacramento, CA(916) 642-9330


Ellis Architecture

Ellis Architecture has been serving the Sacramento community with architectural services since 2007. Ellis seeks to follow sustainable practices as well as collaborate with the client on various styles of both commercial and residential designs. Services include concept development, project planning, entitlement processing, interior design, graphic design, and photo-realistic renderings. Sarah Ellis is NCARB and LEED-certified and works with the US Green Building Council Northern California Chapter.

Sacramento, CA(916) 440-6765


GSB Architecture

GSB Architecture has been serving the El Dorado Hills area with architectural services since 1989. The group specializes in custom residential, commercial, and industrial design and construction administration projects. GSB seeks to build properties which are energy-efficient and cost-effective and builds properties for owners who aim to obtain LEED Certification or GreenPoint Ratings. The founder, Greg S. Balderree, is AIA, CGBP, and LEED AP-certified.

El Dorado Hills, CA(916) 934-3870


Hausman Architecture

Hausman Architecture is a Sacramento architectural group. The firm looks to use new technologies in innovative ways to improve living spaces while maintaining a balance with sustainable, environmentally-friendly designs. Hausman has worked on various residential, commercial, and renovation projects including private homes, the Artisan Lofts at the Creamery, and Chicago Fire Pizza. Potential clients can peruse a gallery of the firm's work online.

Sacramento, CA(916) 204-8919


Indigo Hammond + Playle Architects

Indigo Hammond + Playle Architects is a Davis team with 30 years of experience in green building and architectural design. The group is a full-service firm which seeks to provide cost-effective solutions for combining art, architecture, and ecology. The group's LEED-accredited architects utilize such concepts as climate-adapted designs and indoor/outdoor spaces as well as adaptive reuse. Principal Jon Hammond was previously a professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the Kyushu Institute of Design in Japan and has won the American Solar Energy Society's Passive Pioneer Award.

Davis, CA(530) 750-0756


Jeffrey DeMure + Associates Architects Planners, Inc.

Jeffrey DeMure + Associates Architects Planners, Inc. is a Granite Bay architectural team, which specializes in private and community living spaces. The group offers residential design, creative spaces for older adults, and land use and community planning services. The team uses Livable Design™ in its work for unique, flexible, and more marketable properties. Potential clients can learn more about Livable Design™ on Jeffrey DeMure's website. The group also incorporates Red Benches as unprogrammed spaces and meeting spots within each designed community.

Granite Bay, CA(916) 783-3700


John Packowski Design

John Packowski Design brings 30 years of experience in architecture to Sacramento residents. Mr. Packowski has handled a total of $9 billion in various projects including homes, planned communities, and other construction projects. Mr. Packowski created the first LEED Platinum Home in the United States, served on the City of Sacramento's Design Review and Preservation Commission, and won designer of the year for architectural design from Sacramento News & Review.

Sacramento, CA(916) 835-4398


Kaufmann Architects

Kaufmann Architects has served the Sacramento area with custom architectural services for 20 years. Jim Bob Kaufmann specializes in custom residential properties, whole house remodels, kitchen remodels, seamless additions, tear-down/rebuild renovations, and office spaces. The firm also works on restaurant projects. Mr. Kaufmann is accredited by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and is a licensed architect in California.

Sacramento, CA(916) 446-2558



LPAS provides architectural services in the Sacramento area. The group handles architecture, interior design, sustainability, planning, and landscape architecture and is known for its collaborative process with the client as well as focus on the client's ROI. LPAS uses cutting-edge technology on its work for residential communities, universities, office buildings, retail centers, civic centers and data centers. The team has won a sustainability Honor award and design Merit award at the AIA Central Valley Chapter 2015 Design competition.

Sacramento, CA(916) 443-0335


Mark Rusconi Architects

Mark Rusconi Architects is a Sacramento architecture group with almost 30 years of experience. The group works on residential as well as commercial projects, restaurants and wineries, and smaller projects such as outdoor rooms and bathroom design. Mark Rusconi is known for his innovative architecture and thorough planning of concepts and ideas as well as client-involvement via hand sketches.

Sacramento, CA(916) 572-5761


Page & Turnbull

Page & Turnbull has been serving the Sacramento community with architectural preservation services for 43 years. Page & Turnbul employs architects, conservators, architectural historians, and planners who aid in all aspects of a project from the entitlement process and sustainable re-use to innovative rebuilds and respectful preservation. The group has won numerous awards such as the William C. Ralston Award from the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society and the Top Ten Project Award from the AIA Committee on the Environment.

Sacramento, CA(916) 930-9903


PinerWorks Architecture & Building Group

PinerWorks Architecture & Building Group is a Sacramento architectural firm, which specializes in remodeling, additions, and infill. Matthew Piner brings 30 years of global experience to residential and commercial clients and has handled environmental design, architecture, historic restoration, and preservation work. Mr. Piner focuses on tailor-made solutions for each client and staying on top of every project until completion. PinerWorks is a green builder and can help clients with designs which qualify for possible LEED certification or a GreenPoint rating.

Sacramento, CA(916) 444-7115


Popp Littrell Architecture + Interiors

Popp Littrell Architecture + Interiors offers architectural services throughout the Sacramento area. The team has handled a diverse array of projects and is known for close client relationships as well as getting full-service projects done on time and on budget. Custom designs are brought to fruition via the firm's network of contractors, fabricators, graphic designers, and artisans. Architect Curtis Popp's work has been seen in Interior Design, Dwell, the Sacramento Bee, and the Sacramento Business Journal.

Sacramento, CA(916) 207-9106


Pressey & Associates

Pressey & Associates is a Sacramento architectural firm. The team seeks to listen to and work with clients to deliver superior, cost-effective, and creative product and is known for being both thoughtful as well as innovative. Pressey & Associates handles both public and private projects including laboratory design, health and wellness properties, custom homes, and other retail spaces such as the Oak Park Brewing Company.

Sacramento, CA(916) 346-4280


Sage Architecture

Sage Architecture is a Sacramento team of architects. Clients hire the group for its emphasis on green architecture and incorporating the use of outdoor rooms into its designs. Clients are actively engaged in the design process in order to create living spaces that match their needs as well as personality. Sage's work has been featured in Sacramento Magazine and has taken home an AIA Design Award in 2013.

Sacramento, CA(916) 929-2288


serrao design/architecture

serrao design/architecture is a Sacramento architecture firm. The Company focuses on custom modern designs of high quality craftmanship in line with client specs and budgetary needs. The group has worked on mid-century conversions, art galleries, office workplaces, urban in-fills, industrial facilities, and data centers. Challenges are always welcome, and serrao has won numerous awards including Divine Details at the AIACV Design Awards and the Pace Setters Award at the Signatures of Loudoun County Design Awards.

Sacramento, CA(916) 456-9600


Stafford King Wiese Architects

Stafford King Wiese Architects has been a Sacramento architecture firm since 1945. The company started out specializing in the educational market and still works in this arena, although its primary markets are today in healthcare and the retail/commercial sector. The full-service group works as a partner with each client to reach the desired goals on schedule and make an impact within the community. Current president, Pat Derickson, is AIA and NCARB-certified.

Sacramento, CA(916) 930-5900


The HR Group Architects

The HR Group Architects has been serving Sacramento with architectural services since 2009. The team has over 100 years of combined experience and handles a wide range of various projects from office and public buildings to recreation and parking facilities. Clients also hire HRGA for residential, mixed-use, design-build, healthcare, industrial, and hospitality designs. The team includes AIA, LEED, and NCARB-certified architects.

Sacramento, CA(916) 993-4800


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