Architecture

Complex angles, simple pursuit

Jun 21, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

Our Gilbert Avenue Residence it nearing completion, and it's feeling really nice inside. The stair slices through the middle of the home, allowing for the skylights and clerestory windows to illuminate all levels. 

Cliff May understood the essence of California living.

Apr 30, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

From the book "Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House", written by Dan Gregory and beautifully photographed by our beloved photograher Joe Fletcher.

Position Available: Junior Designer

Apr 24, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

We are looking for a full-time, junior level designer. The ideal candidate is able to work on multiple projects with a team, ready to be an integral part of every phase of design and construction, and is willing to learn and grow into a more senior role within the firm. 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Architecture
  • 0-3 years experience in a design firm, preferably in residential design
  • Ability to multi-task, work collaboratively, and have exceptional attention to detail
  • Open and thoughtful communication and writing skills
  • Have a positive and creative approach to design, work, and life
  • Proficiency with CAD programs (ArchiCAD experience a plus), as well as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • LEED AP is a plus, but not required
  • We value passion and expertise in any discipline; we believe it enriches the design process and our office culture. Show us what you've got!

Details

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes health insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. This is a full time, on-site position. Employment is contingent on a candidates' ability to legally work in the US without employer sponsorship.

Please email cover letter, resume, references, and portfolio with "Designer" in the subject line to info_at_ogawafisher.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

The forecast is always sunny with this kitchen backsplash

Apr 18, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

We're finishing up construction at the Santa Barbara Road Residence, and the bright Fireclay tile backsplash is stealing the show. We can't wait to see more of it go up in the next few days.

Amarillo Avenue Residence gets planning approval

Apr 12, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

The Amarillo Avenue Residence has just received planning department approval! This is a new, two-story home for a young couple relocating from Seattle to Palo Alto.

This planning approval means we can now apply for our building permit - the next big step towards starting construction. We are very excited to see this home take shape!

The chancel-vaulted ceiling at Oxford

Apr 2, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

Also magnificent.

The fan-vaulted ceiling at Oxford

Apr 2, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

Magnificent.

Gray, Black, and White

Mar 31, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

At Pembroke Lodge in London.

Looking sharp.

Feb 16, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

The tiled wall disappears into the ceiling light cove at our Yerba Santa Avenue Residence. ⠀

How our clients live in their spaces

Feb 14, 2018 by Hiromi Ogawa

I love getting a glimpse of how our clients use their finished spaces. This shot is of a custom walnut shelf above the Fireclay kitchen backsplash at our Kelton Avenue Residence. The arrangement is warm and elegant, just like the owners.

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