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QA in the News

September 9, 2020
The Registry SF

Real Perspectives Podcast

In this interview with The Registry SF, Cecilia and Julia of Quezada Architecture talk origins, values, and innovating in the midst of the COVID-19.

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August 17, 2020
House Beautiful

House Beautiful features the Simon Residence

"All the houses in this area are built into the hillside, so they don't have huge footprints," explains Cooper. But the glass corners, devised by Quezada Architecture, "really make the whole space feel larger."

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February 25, 2020
MSN Money

Selling a House Built into the Side of a Mountain

The property is on a hill, and the main house is actually built into the hill, with three stories. The landscaped lot is relatively private, with sycamores and redwoods, plus plenty of wildlife.

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February 24, 2020

Two Tech Founders Are Listing Their $13 Million Mountaintop Mansion

“We began work with [Quezada principals] Alfred and Cecilia on Day 1 to get through the initial planning process,” says Putterman.... “You have to invest quite a bit in design; one factor was our living environment and aesthetic choices.”

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February 11, 2020
San Francisco Business Times

Julia Cambell, RIBA, LEEDap, Joins QA as Partner

Quezada Architecture welcomes Julia Campbell, RIBA LEED AP as Partner, joining Cecilia Quezada, AIA NCARB to form one of few women-owned architectural firms in San Francisco.

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December 12, 2019
San Francisco Business Times

Zendesk zeroes in on huge office lease in San Francisco megaproject

Brookfield Properties broke ground this summer on 5M, a four-acre, mixed-use project at Fifth and Howard streets...

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December 11, 2019
The Architect's Newspaper

Hacker Architects reveals the U.S.'s next largest mass timber office building, in San Francisco

San Francisco is readying itself to house the largest mass timber office building in the United States as part of a 28-acre development on its historic Pier 70...

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November 21, 2019
San Francisco Chronicle

Timber! SF’s next architectural trend could be eco-friendly buildings made of wood

... the construction method, which utilizes layers of laminated timber pressed together, has environmental benefits over concrete and steel as well as ...

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October 25, 2019
Santa Monica Daily Press

Happy Dog Project will Offer an Alternative to Shelters

A new dog rescue in Santa Monica will offer visitors the opportunity to meet potential pets outside of a typical shelter environment...

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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 &


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 Mérito Award

American Institute of Architects
California Council Design Mérito 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


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