PRACTICE Established on July 1, 2003, Neumann Mendro Andrulaitis Architects is located twelve miles south of Santa Barbara in the seaside community of Carpinteria, California. The firm's senior partner, Andy Neumann, founded his former company, Andy Neumann Architect, in 1993 at the firm's current location. For the prior seventeen years, he was a founder and partner of Seaside Union Architects of Santa Barbara where Dave Mendro and Mary Andrulaitis first worked with him. Neumann Mendro Andrulaitis Architects defines itself as a design firm emphasizing quality design irrespective of the scale or scope of the project. We offer comprehensive services from design conception through construction including planning, programming, design, regulatory agency approval and construction administration services.
EXPERIENCE The core design staff has worked together for many years and has a broad work experience. We have successfully completed a wide range of building types including residential, commercial and civic projects. Our work ranges from small-scale renovations to multi-million dollar projects. Maintaining a balance between type and scope of our work allows us the ability to solve larger complex planning problems while retaining a humanistic philosophy and sense of scale. Our client base ranges from individual homeowners to internationally based businesses. Completed projects are located not only throughout California, but also in Hawaii, Washington, Connecticut and Italy.
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This spectacular example of 19th century home restoration, presented by The DMD Group, just goes to show that older structures don’t have to look dated. Multiple elements of this 19th century home were kept intact and perfectly preserved to maintain a decidedly sophisticated mood. An outdoor stone health placed on the other side of the indoor […]
Meet an apartment that brings in the old with the new. The original light wood flooring has been restored and kept intact, going perfectly with the brick wall that lines the living room and kitchen. The wood chairs, desk and tables seem at ease in this laid back and effortlessly designed environment. Many light fixtures […]
Typically, dorm style living is seen as a last resort for students of all nations. A private home was gutted and completely renovated, giving one lucky student access to a place where private studying and small gathers are looked upon favorably. This dorm is very similar to studio apartments, in terms of structure. The living area […]