Oliver Treehouse

Inspired by a child’s notion of “what a house should look like” Partner and architect, Garrick Oliver and his family started with the traditional “A frame” structure as the basis for their treehouse design. This then was deconstructed into a concept about a loaf of bread. The family, including humans, pets, and friends make up […]

Passons Accessory Dwelling Unit

Erin and Omar Passons SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA • 2020 obrARCHITECTURE was asked to design the 500 square foot detached garage behind the existing residence into an ADU for friends, family and potential rentals. Conceptually, obrARCHITECTURE believed it was critical to achieve a meaningful dialog with the craftsman-style design of the house, ensuring that the unit […]

Garrett-Gates Residence

Garrett-Gates Family SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA • ONGOING ​The project consists of a remodel of an existing single family residence located in the Mission Hills/Little Italy area. The existing split level house is located within a canyon and surrounded by full of views of the natural landscape. Once the clients mentioned the word “treehouse” the project’s […]

Kansas Street Multi-Family Development

Iwashita Real Estate Development LLC SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA • ONGOING The Kansas Street project is a new four-story residential building containing 39 units as well as resident amenity spaces. The one bedroom and studio style apartments will serve the growing demand for housing in North Park. The design draws from the nature of its location, […]

Barrio Flats

Logan Holdings, LLC.  SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA • 2019 The Barrio Flats project is a new 4 story mixed-use building including 24 residential units, 4 hotel units and first floor commercial space.  The new construction will revitalize a unique corner property in Barrio Logan currently occupied as a Used Car lot.  The design builds on the […]

4th and Maple

4th and Maple LLC. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA • 2014 4AM (Fourth & Maple) is 34 unit apartment complex located close to Downtown San Diego. The design concept focuses on the site’s proximity to San Diego International Airport and a local freeway, using airplane wingtip vortices and transportation as inspiration. obrARCHITECTURE performed extensive preliminary research on […]

PENNELL RESIDENCE

Robert and Jennifer Pennell SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA • 2015 The Pennells visualized an intimate home that is connected and open while taking in the amazing views of Sunset Cliffs. obrARCHITECTURE brought their vision to life by redoing the entire internal footprint and creating an open kitchen, living and dining space connecting to the backyard and […]

Passons Residence

Omar and Erin Passons SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA • 2015 The Passons love being engaged with their community so it was more than fitting for them to reflect that through their home. They fell in love with and purchased a 1921 Craftsman style home on a corner lot in North Park but it was lacking the […]

Bardsley Residence

Frank & Diane Bardsley DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA • 2006 The Bardsleys wished to expand their existing house to create a dream home for their retirement. The existing single story residence was expanded by 1,000 square feet to include a second floor addition consisting of an office, master bedroom and bath, an entertainment deck and a […]

Bittner Kitchen

Christopher and Lisa Bittner  SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA • 2015 A complete re-imagining of an existing galley kitchen in a 1925 Spanish home. The design intent was to seamlessly meld modern interior design ideas within the existing framework of the home. In order to integrate the kitchen more to the dining area, a large portion of […]