Sander Architects has been designing and building contemporary projects for over two decades. We are an international award-winning firm with a passion for green design. To help build a community of like-minded folk we have made a point to lecture, jury, participate in trade shows and publish our work in architecture blogs, magazines and books. Here you will get a more personal take on what we do and why we love to put in such long hours. Check back often. We’ll be here.

March 6, 2020

The season of chocolates and hearts has blown through and left us with candy wrappers and, hopefully, happy memories. We loved watching our son tape lollipops to handmade heart-shaped cards to give out to every single one of his classmates. Each card was personalized. Love is in the details.

At Sande...

September 16, 2019

WHEN THE INSPIRATION FROM A SITE VISIT CHANGES YOUR DESIGN

Floating House has began construction in Venice Beach! On one of our first visits, during demo and foundation prep, we saw the project with the roofing material removed, leaving just the original diagonal sheathing.  This allowed the light to...

May 20, 2019

DESIGNING OFFICE SPACE FOR DESIGNERS

In grad school they give you assignments that include everything from the site to the program. Rarely is the nature of the client considered in these educational discussions. But it is true that who your client is, their profession and their personality, will impa...

February 14, 2019

Two of our favorite projects, albeit wildly different, are well into construction.  There is so much romance in design, and a very different, equally magnificent romance when construction begins.

The story of any project starts with the initial bloom of creation, during which the client and architect...

July 11, 2018

At Sander Architects we are in love with stairs. We like to treat them as sculpture in the space and as an opportunity to make a something unique for each of our projects.

They have become one of our design signatures.

We try not to repeat ourselves. There are so many materials and methods, so many wa...

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