Hello, We're SGPA

We design retail, wellness, education, housing, and mixed-use environments that enhance everyday life.

As trusted advisors, we focus on helping each client discover what's most important to the project's success. That's because we know that smart strategy is the key to designs that transcend the original vision. Through creativity and effective management, we guide clients toward viable and sustainable solutions that produce value over time and delight users every day.

Our 40-person firm serves Southern California, the Bay Area, and the western United States through two offices in San Diego and downtown San Francisco. Our areas of architecture and planning expertise include shopping malls, urban infill projects, mixed-use town centers, multifamily housing, senior living, medical clinics, memory care residences, campus bookstores, K-12 school modernizations, parking garages, and civic parks.

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The Latest

  • February 4, 2016

    We’re Hiring: Job Captain in San Francisco

    SGPA is looking to hire a talented, energetic professional in our San Francisco office: Job Captain (San Francisco): Candidates should have 3 to 7 years’ experience. Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or an equivalent related Design … Continued

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  • February 2, 2016

    SGPA Architecture And Planning Celebrates 47 Years

    Top Row, from left: Pacific Highlands Ranch  and The Block at Pacific Commons Bottom Row, from left: County Waterfront Park and LifeLong West Berkeley Health Center  In 1969, four young architects came together to combine their two practices and form SGPA. Led by those … Continued

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  • December 22, 2015

    We’re Hiring!

    SGPA is looking to hire four talented, energetic professionals in our San Francisco office: Project Designer (San Francisco): Candidates should have 7-10 years of experience and licensure in the state of California. Project Manager (San Francisco): Candidates should have 10-15 years of experience, licensure … Continued

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