Tobin architects
Tobin architects
Tobin architects
Tobin architects
Tobin architects
Tobin architects
Tobin architects

Our Design Philosophy

INNOVATIVE ARCHITECTURE

“The Design process is extremely individual by nature. Creating the homes built for one’s self requires a great deal of time and dedication to the art of Architecture.”
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Architecture Services

“Behind every successful project is a great master builder. Every home we design – no matter how design-driven – focuses continuously on budget and construction from start to finish.”
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Services

Innovation

“We approach each client, site and design with confidence and integrity. We give every project our all and strive for excellence in design, collaboration and project delivery. We collaborate closely in the studio and on the jobsite to ensure beautiful, smart, thoughtfully detailed, timeless places.”
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Sustainability

We have always honored environmental thinking. Our portfolio of passive and active solar homes designs has long pioneered the use of local, natural and recycled building materials.
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Context

We pay particular attention to each home’s natural surroundings, views and connection to place. Your home should inspire and delight your local neighbors and community and offer a good, pleasing and harmonious fit.
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Notes from the Blog

San Francisco’s 1,070 ft Salesforce Tower is Going Up

Designed by Pelli Clarke Architects and formerly known as the Transbay Tower in the South of Market district of San Francisco broke ground very late 2013. This 1,070 ft tall skyscraper will be the tallest one in San Francisco and will be connect to the new transit center at it’s base. This is just shy…

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15 Great Years From Architecture for Humanity

It is sad to say that this great organization is shutting down due to lack of founds. In their 15 years of dedication to helping others in need that were awarded the TED Prize that was given and in return begun Open Architecture Network, a platform that allowed a community to be born surrounding open…

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Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

On Tesla’s site Jon Russel say’s “You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead…

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Westridge Project / Wang Residence

Under construction. This new 6400 s.f. two-story split-level home lifts upward and orients toward unobstructed views of Windy Hill. The deep overhanging flat roof design with a stepped fascia preserves the classic modern lines of the building while incorporating a Zero-Net Energy photovoltaic panel system. From start to finish, the construction is uniformly energy efficient…

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