1989 AIA GOLD MEDAL: Carrying on the Arts and Crafts style of Bay Area architects, UPenn graduate Joseph Esherick, FAIA, focused his designs on regional traditions, site requirements, and the resident's needs. In 1959, he helped to establish UC Berkeley's College of Environmental Design.
FROM THE FIRM:
EHDD was founded in 1946 in San Francisco – a city known for embracing ideas about the future. This ethos has informed our work since the beginning, resulting in forward-thinking designs that last for generations.
At EHDD, we believe it’s possible to design a collectively greater future for our clients, society and the environment. Our commitment has been recognized with the prestigious AIA (American Institute of Architects) National Firm of the Year award.
Civilization makes the greatest advances when innovators, visionaries and creative thinkers dare to imagine a better world. At EHDD, we’re bringing together the best minds in architecture to do just that. Our people are passionate about designing spaces and places that deliver extraordinary user experiences – and leave a lasting legacy for future generations.