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Happy New Year 2020

Posted by in About Us | January 1, 2020

 

Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a Happy New Year.

May Peace, Joy, Hope, and Prosperity follow you into 2020.

 
-GFH Architecture, Planning & Graphics.
 
GFH Architecture, Planning and Graphics has over 30 years of design experience and expertise in custom residential, commercial, industrial, multi-residential, wineries, & assisted care throughout California and the Central Coast. If we can be of any assistance to you and your current building project, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We would love to help you create your next cost-effective design with our in-house experts and our wide-range consultant base.

Carlsbad Beach House Construction

Posted by in Projects | June 15, 2019

 

This 9,300 s.f. two-story custom beach house overlooking the Pacific Ocean from the bluffs above is currently under construction. The design reflects the tight site restraints, Coastal Commission’s requirements, and the City of Carlsbad’s local ordinances while meeting with the Client’s desires for a unique home that is contemporary yet “soft” in appearance with a feeling of livability within.

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Carlsbad Beach House

Posted by in Projects | May 15, 2019
Custom Beach House

Harcourt & Kaufman Architects (H&K Architects)
 

We invite you to explore some of the initial 3D renderings highlighting this 9,300 s.f. two-story custom beach house overlooking the Pacific Ocean from the bluffs above. The design reflects the tight site restraints, Coastal Commission’s requirements, and the City of Carlsbad’s local ordinances while meeting with the Client’s desires for a unique home that is contemporary yet “soft” in appearance with a feeling of livability within.

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Residential Gate Entry & Barn Structure

Posted by in Projects | April 15, 2019

 

This residential project consisted of two individual phases. A barn structure (phase I) and a new entry gate structure (phase II) to complement the existing residence. The 2,500 s.f. barn structure features an upstairs living space and deck and houses the clients RV and other vehicles.

The new gate structure at the entrance of the property features the same architectural style and detailing to complement the existing residence and new RV barn structure.  We also incorporated built-up planters to compliment and soften the gate and wall elements. Appropriate lighting and irrigation were also incorporated as well as gate controls and security measures. See image gallery below!

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Spyglass Ridge Pismo Beach

Posted by in Projects | March 25, 2019

 

The weather was beautiful on our way through Pismo Beach today. We couldn’t resist updating the portfolio with current images highlighting the architecture and overall landscape surrounding this planning unit development (PUD) project we did a few years back. The project consisted of 78 units comprised of townhouses, single-family residences, and “flats” with a Mediterranean motif with maximizing views to the Pacific Ocean from each unit. The landscape has filled in nicely over the years and continues to complement the architecture.

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Two-Story Mediterranean Residential Remodel

Posted by in Projects | February 1, 2019

 

This addition/remodel project consisted of approximately 425 square feet of habitable space, 528 square feet of garage, and 640 square feet of patio/deck area upstairs. The existing living space was also remodeled to give an open feeling on the inside with multiple windows for better views and natural light on both levels. A Mediterranean and Italian architectural style was also implemented in the design.

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