Butler Armsden is pleased to be featured in Perspectives on Design: California, a new book out this year published by Panache. 
This book looks at design in California from the unique view point of the various professionals who work together to complete a project: architects, builders, designers, artisans, artists, and other craftspeople.  Among the BAA projects profiled in this publication are the St. Helena Retreat, Cow Hollow Townhouse, Sonoma Valley Residence and AIA-Award winning Sanchez Street Residence.
 
Perspectives on Design is available for purchase at Amazon.com and BarnesBarnes and Nobleand Noble.

It was another great day at Ocean Beach this year as hundreds of architects, contractors, engineers and students joined forces to build sandcastles in the name of arts education in the public schools.  This year’s theme was Sand Francisco and BAA teamed up with Dijeau Poage Construction, GFDS Engineers and Mr. Gelfand's 5th Grade class at George Peabody Elementary School to create a massive sandcastle complete with curvy Lombard Street.

Mary Jo Bowling of California Home + Design magazine interviews our clients and explores our full-house renovation for this family of five.  Combining a Swedish-heritage aesthetic with classic San Francisco architecture Butler Armsden created a fresh, contemporary family home in this historic house in the avenues.

Butler Armsden Architects wins in the Residential Architecture Under 3,000 s.f. Category and is featured in the February/March 2010 issue of California Home and Design. 
Yolo County Cabin was built for architect Lewis Butler’s parents in the middle of California’s agricultural heartland.  A modern take on agricultural vernacular architecture combines the traditional water tower and yard shed forms creating a modern farmhouse.