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QA in the News

November 3, 2021
Interior Design Magazine

Huntsman, Pfau Long, RMW, and SHoP [+QA] Deliver a Five-Star Campus for Uber Headquarters in San Francisco

It’s been 12 years since Uber disrupted the transportation system with its ride-hailing technology that’s now ubiquitous. Today, the company proves itself another disruptor, this time in workplace architecture and design.

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October 29, 2021
Fast Company

The ultimate office amenity in 2021? Fresh air

...the flat curtain of the facade begins to move. In tall folds like the side of an accordion, the exteriors of the buildings gradually crack open, revealing that their walls are actually massive glass windows. Pulling air in and regulating the building’s temperature, these automated vents rebel against the model of the air-conditioned box. With a pandemic floating in the air and the fact that indoor environments of office buildings are often more polluted than the outdoors, access to fresh air is more important than ever.

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October 20, 2021
Madame Architect

A Hybrid Model: Cousins Florencia Pita and Cecilia Quezada on Physical Impact and Collective Success

FP: We truly speak a similar language, besides our native Spanish [laughs]. CQ: The fact we are cousins, helps. We share a history and set of values, and when we see the results we are able to provide our clients, we know we're doing something right.==

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August 10, 2021
General Contractors Magazine

5 Best Commercial Architects in Redwood City

An award-winning, full-service architecture, interiors, and planning firm, Quezada Architecture (QA) has been serving high-end clients since 1994.

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May 20, 2021
San Francisco Business Times

Building a new path for women in real estate and construction

“As a woman business owner, I want to build in that flexibility so that women can continue on in their careers after having children and still continue to have that work-life balance,” Quezada said, “because I feel like the more licensed architects we have that are women, the better.”

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May 18, 2021
Los Angeles Business Times

Woman-owned Quezada Architecture Opens Los Angeles Office Amid Pandemic

Quezada Architecture (QA), a woman- and minority-owned architectural firm based in San Francisco, is pleased to announce the opening of a second office location this week, adjacent to downtown Los Angeles. The architecture firm’s new location enables accelerated momentum to support a growing roster of clients.

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May 7, 2021
Ness Magazine

UGG Flagship Store by Florencia Pita & Co + Quezada Architecture

The store’s warmth, flexibility, and future-forward attention to craft summon the brand’s newly expansive direction.

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April 28, 2021


By emphasizing craftsmanship through the use of custom materials and bespoke furniture, Florencia Pita & Co and Quezada Architecture successfully established a spatial language for Ugg that indeed may prove more appealing to a wider audience.

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March 26, 2021
San Francisco Chronicle

Take a tour through S.F.'s new, $77 million animal shelter, complete with a dog toilet

The new shelter, six years in the planning, includes roomier cages, a modern veterinary suite and a comfy lounge for off-duty animal control officers... No detail was overlooked.

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awards &

Quezada Architecture in Luxe MagazineQuezada Architecture in Dream Homes of Northern CaliforniaQuezada Architecture in arcCAQuezada Architecture in Offices for the Digital Age Quezada Architecture in Newsweek
Quezada Architecture in City by DesignQuezada Architecture in California Home +DesignQuezada Architecture in Architectural RecordQuezada Architecture in 21st Century HomesQuezada Architecture in Fast CompanyQuezada Architecture in Wired Magazine
Quezada Architecture in Dwell MagazineQuezada Architecture Small Firms Great ProjectsQuezada Architecture in Archi-TechQuezada Architecture in XefirotarchQuezada Architecture in Signature Homes

awards &


San Francisco Animal Care & Control Facility,
2021 Preservation Design Award, California
Preservation Foundation

Top 10% on BuildZoom, 2021
Best Architects

American Institute of Architects, SF
Interior Architecture Design Award

American Institute of Architects, SF
Special Achievement Design Award

American Institute of Architects
California Council Design Merit Award

American Institute of Architects
California Council Design Merit Award

American Institute of Architects, SF
Design Excellence Honor Award

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
Irish Architecture Award
Best of Houzz - Service Award
Best of Houzz - Design Award


San Francisco Business Times


Marin Living

Tech Crunch

The San Francisco Chronicle

City by Design

Signature Homes

Homes of the 21st Century

California Home & Design

Dream Homes of Northern California

Arc CA

California Home & Design

A&D Small Firms, Great Projects

SF MOMA Design Series 4, Xefirotarch

Architectural Record

Offices of the Digtital Age



Wired Magazine


Fast Company