Best Architects in San Francisco

Why These Architects?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Architects on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Butler Armsden Architects

Butler Armsden Architects is a San Francisco architecture firm that has been serving the community for more than 30 years. The designers use space and light to create personalized and unique designs. Principal architect Lewis Butler is a member of American Institute of Architects and leads a staff of 26 associates. Projects include new constructions, renovations, sustainable homes, and interiors.

San Francisco, CA 94109


CSS Architecture

Since 1990, CSS Architecture has been providing services to clients in and around both San Francisco and New York City. The firm’s principal architect and CEO have featured in The New York Times, Architectural Record, Metropolitan Home, Metropolis, Dwell, Interior Design and Abitare, and more. The architects and designers focus on creative, innovated, balanced, modern, and quality designs.

San Francisco, CA 94103


Gast Architects

Gast Architects has been serving clients in and around San Francisco since 1980. Memberships include U.S. Green Building Council and San Francisco Green Business. Specializations include custom homes and renovations using sustainable design strategies. Design style ranges from warm and modern to traditional and adheres to a clients’ budget and schedule. The firm has featured in Before & After Bathroom, Shingle Style Houses, Houzz, and California Home & Design.

San Francisco, CA 94103


Ike Kligerman Barkley

Ike Kligerman Barkley is an architecture firm with offices in New York and San Francisco. The architects have received numerous awards from the AIA, DDB, and ICAA and are featured in Introspective Magazine, Architectural Digest, New York Spaces, Luxe People, San Francisco Cottages & Gardens, and more. Projects include Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, beach homes, city lofts, and more.

San Francisco, CA 94103


Kuth Ranieri Architects

Kuth Ranieri Architects has been providing architectural services to clients throughout San Francisco since 1990. Principal architects Byron Kuth and Elizabeth Ranieri are LEED accredited and are members of Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and U.S Green Building Council. Awards include Citation, Excellence in Unbuilt Design, and San Francisco Best of the Bay by AIA. Projects include Museum of the American Indian, GLBT History Museum, San Francisco Art Institute, Malama Learning Village, and more.

San Francisco, CA 94133


Mark Brand Architecture

Mark Brand Architecture is an architectural firm in San Francisco that has been serving the community for nearly 30 years. The professionals specialize in new homes and major remodels and renovations using different colors, textures, and materials. Tee lead architect is involved with American Institute of Architects, Golden Gate Business Association, 18th Street Services, New Leaf Services for Our Community, and Realtor's Toastmasters. Awards include Best of Houzz and multiple Citations from AIA. Design styles include modern, mid-century, Japanese-inspired, sophisticated, and more.

San Francisco, CA 94107


Mosaic Architects & Interiors

Mosaic Architects & Interiors is an architecture and design firm that serves clients in San Francisco and throughout the country. Services include architecture, planning, interior design, green consultation, furniture design, color and art consultation, and more. The architects are members of American Institute of Architects and can customize homes to be traditional contemporary, formal, or casual. The building process involves schematic design and development, construction documentation, and construction administration.

San Francisco, CA 94109


Studio BBA

Studio BBA is an architectural business serving commercial and residential clients throughout San Francisco, California. It uses innovation, materials, form, and energy-efficient building systems and prides itself on creating original and compelling spaces. Founded by Bonnie Bridges in 1992, the company’s projects include restaurants, community spaces, homes, and offices.

921 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94109

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WA Design Architects

WA Design Architects is a Berkeley architecture studio that has been serving clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area since 1985. Primary services include new building construction and design, remodels and additions, interior design, color consultation, and lighting design. The firm prides itself on inspiration, sustainable, and lasting homes.

Berkeley, CA 94710


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