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Ward-Young Architecture and Planning

Tim Ward and Larry Young founded the firm in Truckee, California in 1977. They then established a Bay Area studio (Lafayette, Ca.) in 1984. Today both continue to create stellar work for residential and mountain resort clients as well as urban, commercial and public works projects.

What we do

The staffs at both studios are experienced in providing comprehensive architecture and planning services for a broad range and scale of residential and commercial projects. Our work generally falls into three areas – custom homes, resort and hospitality, and public agency. This provides us with a huge range of clientele: homeowners, developers, and local, state, and federal agencies. They come to us for our architectural expertise that spans custom homes, multi-family developments, resort and hospitality projects, commercial and mixed use projects ranging from themed restaurants to light industrial uses, and administrative offices, fire stations, and visitor centers for public agencies. Finally, our planning experience includes land-use feasibility studies, vision plans for envisioning development potential, master plans, specific plans, and assisting clients obtain development entitlements. These planning services often segue into providing architectural services for the project.

Featured projects: "Martis Camp 97", "Homewood Contemporary", "Cornice Cabin", "Tahoe View Home"

Address: 12010 Donner Pass Road, Suite 201, Truckee, California, United States, 96161
Phone: 530-587-3859
Fax: 530-587-8908
Website: http://www.wyarch.com/

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Recent Articles

February 6, 2020
Elegant Canadian Chalet Provides Lavish Comforts

Recently listed and sold by Sotheby’s for $8.5 million, this contemporary Canadian chalet features a dramatic entry, lined by towering stone walls, a modern metal and wood staircase and water fountains. Around the fountains’ pool, dark tiles have delicately been laid to form its edges. Inside the front doors, an animal skin rug greets visitors, while a […]

February 5, 2020
The Old into The New : 1920’S Penthouse transformed into a modern abode

It’s difficult to believe that this penthouse was built in the 1920’s with its ultra modern interior and immaculate attention to detail, it looks very much the styling of the 21st century. London architect John Pawson has taken this 90 year old penthouse and transformed it into a minimalists dream. This construction boasts large brushed […]

February 5, 2020
The Exciting Interior Design of a House in Miami

Well lived in and often used, this sprightly home in Miami successfully uses a warm, monotone palette to highlight its space, structure and modern elegance. The home office has been arranged to focus on a white work table flanked by four white rolling office chairs. Light wood shelves hang high, lined in a bright, cheerful […]

February 5, 2020
Brazilian Apartment Renovated for Family Living

When the owners of a quaint Brazilian apartment contacted Mauricio Arruda Arquitetos & Designers, no one was certain of what would develop. While various elements of traditional Brazilian sensibilities are present in the living space, there is a definitive contemporary and European vibe that permeates the home. Colors are combined freely in each and every room […]

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