About us

We believe in creating architecture that:
Enhances your quality of life, 
Is delightful & inspiring to be in
Is ecological & community friendly
Is resilient to environmental forces
Increases the potential & value of your property

We do this by providing innovative design and construction solutions that include nurturing design ideologies, progressive building systems and environmentally friendly materials and technologies.

We collaborate with you from conception to completion to create a design crafted for the way you work and live.

T Y P E S   O F   P R O J E C T S :
Residential: New, Remodels, Additions, Restorations  & Interiors
Commercial: Tenant Improvements
Landscaping: Courtyards + Small Projects

D E S I G N   F O R T E :

UNIVERSAL DESIGN: Accessible Design for the Physically Challenged
AGE IN PLACE DESIGN: Designing for Older Ones to stay in their home as long as possible
MULTI-GENERATIONAL DESIGN: Designing for multiple of generations to live together
GREEN BUILDING DESIGN: including LEED, PassiveHAUS or Living Building Challenge

S E R V I C E S :

  • Architectural Consulting

  • Site (Real Estate) Analysis including research of Site/Project Zoning & Past History

  • Space Planning & Programming

  • Conceptual Design Solutions & Drawings

  • Design Development

  • Construction Documents

  • Interfacing with required Governing Agencies (and HOA)

  • Construction Administration

  • Post Occupancy Evaluations

  • Historical Preservation


S T Y L E   F O R T E :

  • Contemporary

  • MidCentury Modern

  • Retro Modern

  • Organic Modern

  • Ranch (Cliff May inspired)

  • Traditional Spanish Style

  • Adobe Restorations


Meet the architect


Sally Anne Smith, AIA, NCARB

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Sally Anne is the architect, chief designer, and the creative force behind Smith Architectural Studio. Her design visions are fueled by her belief that design should be inspiring yet nurturing to users by evoking and embracing the natural surroundings and be easy to enjoy, view, and use. By implementing the the design philosophies of organic modern design, biophilia and living design, her designs encompass respect for the site and surrounding environments, use of natural technologies and materials and create architectural structures that will endure over time.
Graduate of California Polytechnic University of Pomona
School of Environmental Design
President of American Institute of Architects, Monterey Bay Chapter
California Architects License:
Hawaii Architects License:
NCARB Certified: 71140

O U R   W O R K   H A S   B E E N   F E A T U R E D   I N  :

HOUZZ (online residential design idea website)
8 Elements of Contemporary Style

Monterey Herald - Home & Garden Section
Form & Function

Carmel Magazine - Winter 2008
A Modern Slant on Nature