Artisan Architects are a distinctive group of practitioners of the Art and Craft of building and warrant recognition as such. They may or may not be recognized by the academic branches of architecture. They may be included in other regional, historic, or defined as practitioners of other styles of architecture besides “arts and crafts”. Yet their work satisfies a sufficient number of criteria that establishes the architect as an Artisan Architect.

Following is a partial list of what we consider Artisan Architects. You may comment on these, provide additions that will be added should they meet our criteria. Your contributions should include images, examples of work or drawings and an explanation of how their work satisfies our basic criteria for contribution to the guild of artisan architects. They must align with our definition of what artisan architecture is (link to what is artisan architecture) and their work must satisfy the criteria that establishes an architect as an artisan architect.

We will provide information to suggest that the following Architects are part of the pantheon of Artisan Architects.

Andre Palladio
Bernard MayBeck
Calvin C Straub
Carlo Scarpa
Frank Lloyd Wright
Julia Morgan
Willis Polk
William & Henry Green

Latest News

  • 20180119_123631 (002)

    A Heroic Family

    Cal Fireman  Dominik Schwab and his parent’s Leo & Mira Schwab received Santa Rosa’s sixth and seventh fire reconstruction permit …

  • 01 cityexhibit notice

    Lawrence Simmons FAIA – Retires

    Larry Simons FAIA retired from architectural practice and liquidated his vast real-estate holdings in the latter part of 2017. It was a process that …

  • architecure mirror of the times

    Architecture Mirror of the Times 2018

      Architecture: Mirror of the Times (Canceled)2/13-3/13 2018 SRJC Community Education Historic and Contemporary Architecture from 1637-2018 A …

  • F.P. Ghery Louis Vuitton Foundation 2014

    Frank Gehry and the power of encouragement.

                  This is a story about the influence and power of mentors on our lives and the world around us. I had …

  • downtownmap18672

    2017 S.R.J.C Walking Tour Guide.

    Historical Walking Tours April  27, May- 4,11,18,25  Thursday Evenings 4:30-6:30 Weather Notice: We will meet tonight as planned at the SW corner …

  • zaha-hadid-the-opus-dubai-designboom-04

    Zaha Hadid enters history….

    We lost Zaha Hadid: Thursday March 24 2016 she was 65.  You can read more here. She considered herself one who “pushes boundaries” yet as …




Copyright © 2013 Artisan Architecture