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NEWS FLASH!! DPA wins Design Awards

We are thrilled to win two awards from Sub-Zero & Wolf kitchen design contest. Awards for both indoor and outdoor kitchens.

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NEWS FLASH!! DPA wins Design Award

DPA wins Piedmont California design award for this home by transforming a rambling jumble of styles into an elegant and unified home. We created a new and clear entry, an open plan that serves any size party and connection to the expansive pool area.

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NEWS FLASH!! DPA project in WSJ

DPA's major renovation of the Egypt Consulate is now on the market. This 15,000 square foot house can be yours for a song at $22 million. See WSJ article here

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Mansion of Fine Arts

Design inspiration came from our clients’ desire for a house that is both a work of art and gallery for their art collection. Design imperatives were that nothing ordinary be used in the house, and to provide abundant well lit display space for the collection. Unique features titivate each room, …

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A Restoration by DPA

This delightful painted lady is one from a row of historic houses built in 1889 in Pacific Heights, San Francisco. We respectfully restored the façade while keeping the old San Francisco charm, and now stepping through the front door one is transported to a new world reflecting how we live …

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A Total Restoration by DPA

Imagine Joseph Peltier’s joy when his dream came true! Joseph Peltier was a turn-of-the-last-century Pacific Avenue streetcar conductor who drove past the Palace Hotel many times a day, shuttling guests between it and their homes. Upon its opening, the Palace was the largest hotel in the Western U.S., and the …

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Happy New Year!

"What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal" -Albert Pike Seize the opportunity to make this year immortal. Happy New Year from everyone at DPA. Chinese New Year, year of the rooster.

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Nearing Completion – Hillsborough, California Home

We are excited to present this recently completed home in Hillsborough, California. Integral to our design of this stunning home was creating an indoor/outdoor living experience allowing the family to enjoy the year round Hillsborough climate. To that end, 10 foot high sliding glass doors open onto the patio and …

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Gold Nugget Award Winner for Arden Estates

Dan Phipps Architects 2010 Gold Nugget Award Winner for Arden Estates; GreenPoint Rated Community of the Year. The GOLD NUGGET AWARDS recognize architects, builders, and developers with communities and projects in the 14 Western States and all international countries. Certified by the Build It Green Foundation (builditgreen.org), the award winning …

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Pamela Joyner’s keen eye transforms Presidio home

Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle; here's an excerpt from the article featuring Dan Phipps Architects' work: "At an opera party one winter, I decided I wanted an old house," she said. "There's a romance about old houses. I thought I'd love to find an ugly duckling and fix it …

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