Luxury Residential Architecture

THE STUDIO

Founded in 2015, Kirley+ Architects specializes in high-end residential projects in a range of architectural styles tailored to regional precedent.

We are actively looking to expand our services offerings into additional resort destinations and would enjoy the opportunity to help your discerning client base.

We believe there could be a beneficial synergy to support your team and your clients at New West Building Company, especially those that reside in the Bay Area.  

FIRM LEADERSHIP

KEITH KIRLEY, AIA

Keith's Architectural career has focused on high-end residential Architecture and design in exclusive resort communities throughout the United States including:  Aspen Colorado, Nantucket Massachusetts, Tahoe, Napa and Sonoma County.  Keith's primary focus is on front end design and client collaboration.  He is a skilled and effective communicator and an experienced artist and watercolorist.

Keith is an Avid Skier, fly fisher, an ex Division 1 college athlete and a father of 2.  He was raised in Massachusetts, but now resides in Kentfield, California.  

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BA Brown University

MArch University of Notre Dame

NII-AKANU QUAO

Right out of school, Nii-Akanu worked on estate projects south of Montreal before executing on homes in the Rosedale and Bridle Path neighbourhoods of Toronto. He moved to San Francisco in 2000 to work on custom homes in San Francisco, Atherton and Napa, including two complex estate projects in 5 years while at Backen Gillam Architects. With nearly 30 years of experience, Nii-Akanu brings an understanding of the C-suite mindset to deliver design excellence.

KEYS TO SUCCESS

  • Effective Communicators

  • Ability to manage and execute projects in the remote work environment

  • Talented designers

  • Technically skilled and detail focused

  • We understand the mountain and  resort mindset from our experience living and working in these areas over our careers.

HOW WE WORK

Our Process

Expert Design Guidance and Project Visualization

Close Collaboration with Regional General Contractors and Partners

Talented and Experienced Architects with proven project success

We are a team of Architects skilled at executing projects in the remote work environment.  We utilize the latest BIM software as well as traditional hand drafting techniques to engage and win client trust and approvals

Our deep experience in Architecture, General Contracting, Development and Owner's Rep services gives us a unique understanding of the overall project lifespan.  We rely heavily on the trusted and talented General Contracting teams that we have worked with over the years.

We understand how buildings go together a we design our projects and document those designs in a thorough manner to ensure General Contractors have the information they need to successfully execute on the building side.

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VERMONT SKI HOUSE

COMPLETED 2019
Design:  kirley+ architects
project architect:  Keith kirley,aia
contractor:  vt barns

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COMPLETED 2010
project architect:  nii quao as part of backen gillam associates
contractor:  GRASSI CONSTRUCTION

soda canyon ranch

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TESTIMONIALS

Hear what our clients have to say....

Client:

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working on a house project with Kirley+. We worked together to turn our inspiration photos into a reality. Their thoughts, creativity, and attention to detail has made our project a success. The firm is very professional and easy to work with. I’d highly recommend Kirley+ for any project.

Client:

Working with Keith was a complete pleasure. He was always available to talk and clearly communicated different stages of the project. Transparent, professional and a joy to work with. I would highly suggest him for your project!

Jennifer Downing (Mokume Design)

Keith is an exceptional architect with an incredible eye. I've partnered with Keith on a number of projects and am continually impressed by his professionalism and depth of knowledge. His attention to detail is paramount. I cannot recommend Kirley+ Architecture highly enough.

 

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COMPLETED AUGUST 2021

COMPLETED 2021
Design:  kirley+ architects
project architect:  nii quao
contractor:  baer construction

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS COMING OCTOBER 2021

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Tel. 415-805-2611

444 Magnolia Ave, Ste 102

Larkspur, CA 94939