Category Archives: Additions

Welcome to a Water-Friendly Front Yard

We’re really delighted with this Piedmont front yard transformation – the homeowners had wanted a more water-conserving garden, and Plant …
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COVID-19 Update

The Jarvis Architects staff has been working diligently from home during the COVID-19 Shelter in Place Order. We are learning …
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Milestones During a Historic Time

Happy birthday Glen! Our founding Principal, Glen Jarvis, turns 80 on May 23rd, during Jarvis Architects’ 50th year. Glen began …
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Piedmont Moderne

The design of this Piedmont home was inspired by French Moderne architecture & the architecture of R.M. Schindler. Schindler also …
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Townhomes with a One-Bridge View

Sale pending! These seven Piedmont townhomes designed by Jarvis Architects are grouped around a central courtyard with individual front yards …
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How to Extend the Daylight

Whether designing new spaces or re-designing existing ones, we search for ways to maximize ambient, natural light and create open interior junctions. For this …
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An Albany Record

A Craftsman Shingle home with an addition and extensive remodeling designed by Jarvis Architects has just broken the Albany record …
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Hawaiian Oasis-in-Progress

In January, architects Cindy and Arleta visited the Kohala coast jobsite where a client’s new home is starting to take shape. The …
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Oakland Magazine’s Best Residential Architect

We won! Thank you to our many clients, colleagues and friends for voting us Best Residential Architects in Oakland Magazine’s …
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Berkeley Fire Restoration

This eclectic 1923 Berkeley Arts and Crafts home was ravaged by a fire in 2013.  Though much of the exterior …
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