About us

Smith Architectural Studio was established in 1989. Since then, by keeping abreast with progressive design idealogies and enviornmentally friendly construction technology and materials, we have been able to provide innovative design solutions that bring your vision to life while maintaining a very high level of creative integrity and expertise. From planning to designing to project representation, we provide a full range of architectural services, and enjoy overseeing the project through to completion. We are committed to providing excellent personalized practical service to our clients and being their guiding hand every step of the way through the whole architectural design/build process. We look forward to hearing from you and meeting with you to discuss your project and are available for questions if you would like to explore your options. 

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 under one roof or on an estate or compound
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