We had a great CASBA workshop at an Arkin Tilt remodel in Palo Alto. We wrapped a portion of  an existing house with straw bales, to increase the thermal comfort and add beauty to the home. Clay for the plaster was harvested from excavation for an addition onto the rear of the house. The owner, contractor Ian MacLeod, ATA project manager Amanda Knowles, and Anni and David had fun placing the bales and applying the first plaster coat.  For more information and future workshops, visit the CASBA website: www.strawbuilding.org

 

Arkin Tilt Architects stands with roughly 700 other member firms of the AIA’s COTE, calling for climate action from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE).  We are grateful to AIA Leadership for their great work, including the excellent

After several years of careful design planning and collaboration with the homeowners, the Maybeck Studio renovation was completed earlier this year. Our team and the construction crew from Cerami Builders worked with creative and respectful sensitivity to the home's historical details.

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We are excited to receive an Award for Design Excellence 2017 by the Berkeley Design Advocates for our Maybeck Studio Renovation. Kudos to a great team including the owners, Verdant Structural Engineers, and the incredible craftsmen at Cerami Builders.

On February 16, ATA participated in the ground honoring at the Mahonia project site in Eugene, Oregon. It was a meaningful and rewarding experience for the project team and local community. Read more about the Mahonia project by clicking here  

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