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.

January 5, 2017

How to make the most of a photo shoot. Architect and photographer become a team.

September 29, 2016

It is always interesting to hear how creative people come up with their ideas. For every form of art there is probably a different process but there are also several things that can be used by anyone during the period of "idea generation."

Three simple ways to come up with an idea:

1. Research: Fi...

May 24, 2016

“The recently completed Lowman Concert Hall on the Idyllwild Arts campus continues to be a source of sonic amazement as well as a functional musical environment”

We have recently completed the Idyllwild Arts Concert Hall in th...

March 17, 2016


Sander Architects has a project in the office that brings music to our ears—and our eyes: a concert hall. Work on the William M Lowman Concert Hall, for Idyllwild Arts,  a boarding arts high school up in the mountains of Idyl...

February 10, 2016

At Sander Architects we love the opportunity to think about what the exterior surface of a building will look like: the “skin” of the building. The skin is not just a decoration—in Southern California it might be a shade screen that reduces heat build-up and helps lower energy costs. A translucent s...

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Building Skin : What's In A Face?

September 12, 2017

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