Komorous-Towey Architects is an energetic and resourceful firm that
thrives on a great variety of projects of all types and sizes. Since 1989,
KTA has successfully completed a broad spectrum of large and small projects
for a wide range of clients, including commercial, corporate, retail, residential, private,
institutional, church and government. This past experience is a tremendous resource for us as we take on new projects.
Our clients receive personal, responsive attention from the
firm's principals. Each project reflects a process of collaboration with the
We invite our clients' participation throughout the design and
construction process. We help identify their needs and goals and respond with
innovative design solutions to meet these goals.
We respect our clients' budget and help to carefully manage it. Our work
is geared to include budget considerations in all aspects of the work,
starting with planning. We have a realistic approach to design and detailing,
and our design solutions are developed with constructability in mind. We
welcome the creative challenge of conserving and making the most of our
Our projects range from new construction of mixed-use
projects, high rise housing, parking structures and retail buildings to
building conversions, additions and adaptive reuse of existing buildings. We
have completed hundreds of thousands of square feet of tenant improvements.
We welcome the challenge of solving the problems of integrating new IT
services, access for the disabled, life safety system upgrades, repair and
seismic strengthening while retaining the aesthetic and architectural
integrity of both new and existing buildings including single family homes.
Our residential experience includes new custom homes as well as
additions and renovations of all types. Homeowner's tastes and needs are the
uppermost concern in these projects. Residential projects, whether
single-family homes, additions, or high rise condominium buildings, suit their
surroundings. Our designs are sensitive to their context, whether it is a
building or a neighborhood.
Sustainable Building Design
KTA is committed to "green" building design. We work to incorporate
sustainable building design, enhancing the environmental and economic performance of
our client's buildings. We are members of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
and have undergone LEED training. KTA was the architect for the first commercial
office building to be LEED registered in San Francisco.
Design Tools and Technology
KTA uses the latest hardware and software for design,
drawing preparation and document production and management. With high speed
Internet access we are able to exchange files and drawings, allowing smooth
communication with clients and consultants. We merge the benefits of
technology with our respect for materials and aesthetics to create outstanding
KTA has received many national, regional, and local awards.
The most important award to KTA though, is a satisfied client.
KTA is a certified woman-owned architectural firm.
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