brick was formed with one simple question in mind:
if we could design a new way of working that allows the principals to stay closer to the work, create a more collaborative design process and ultimately provide better service to our clients, what would that firm look like?
what we created in response is a small firm that is nimble and flexible with big firm talent that can handle a variety of project types and sizes. we leverage technology to deliver commercial, institutional, and residential projects large and small just like the big firms, but with the assurance that a principal is intimately involved at every step of the way. an architectural project is larger than one person; it is, in fact, an important and delicate collaboration of many. by capitalizing on the diverse and collective strengths of our 3 principals, every project at brick gets the highest level of principal involvement and review from design through construction. our process from visualization through construction documents pushes the limits of technology to create a greater understanding of the design and allows new levels of systems integration between disciplines, ultimately creating better documents and a smoother construction process saving time and money. in the end, our clients receive the value and attention of a small office while benefiting from the capabilities and design horsepower of a large firm.
928 carleton street
berkeley, california 94710
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