Lafayette Architects | About Scott Sullivan Architect


Scott Sullivan Architect has been offering high quality professional architectural and design services in Lafayette, Orinda and the Greater San Francisco Bay Area since 1989. From the start, our firm has prided itself on offering highly personalized customer service. Our objective is to give you the home you want, not the house we think you should have. We make it our practice to listen to what you have to say to ensure that we understand your vision for your home. Only then do we respond with recommendations and offer our expert advice to make certain your project is sound and tailored precisely to your needs.

Scott Sullivan Architect specializes in traditional designs of beauty and grace equipped to modern standards. We are dedicated to quality craftsmanship, timeless styling, and exceptional detailing. Our goal is to blend the beauty of yesteryear with today's American lifestyle and technology. Whether your project is a capacious Georgian Estate or a small Arts & Crafts cabin, our knowledge of art and architectural history guarantees we understand the big picture and the finer details you envision. Whether it's authentic period design, a modern interpretation thereof, or forward-looking contemporary we can make it happen.


Your Bay Area Architectural Team


Scott Sullivan Architect has completed more than one hundred successful residential architectural projects throughout the Bay Area: Lafayette, Orinda, Piedmont, Woodside, Benicia, Mill Valley, St. Helena (Napa Valley), and Healdsburg (Sonoma Valley) are but a few of the communities enhanced by our work. We have a strong and successful history of working with planning departments, design review boards, planning commissions, and even BCDC (the Bay Conservation & Development Commission which regulates homes built on the San Francisco Bay waterfront) to get your project approved. Over the years we have learned how to satisfy the authorities without subverting your aesthetic and functional objectives.

Our firm makes it a priority to stay current on zoning & planning requirements as well as local and state building codes. In addition, we are constantly researching new building materials and the latest techniques to ensure we offer you the most up-to-date design options available. If green building is a high priority for you, it will be for us as well. When the city of St. Helena (Napa Valley) was considering instituting its new green building regulations, our client and architectural team eagerly stepped forward to make one of our projects the very first to comply. We not only met the then-proposed requirements, we exceeded them.

If you live in the Bay Area and are in need of an experienced and respected residential architect for a totally new home, a complete remodel, or a simple addition, Scott Sullivan Architect is the firm to call. There is no need to settle for almost when you can have just right. Even if you aren't yet sure of the services you may need or don't know where to begin, give us a call. Whatever the size of your project or budget, we are here to listen and help. Stop dreaming and let us bring your vision to life.