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The firm of Arch Studio, Inc. was founded in 2004 by Robin McCarthy, Architect , and is a full-service design studio specializing in custom residential architecture in Central California. We specialize in residential project delivery creating custom designs that reflect our client's lifestyles, tastes and budget.

We can provide our design expertise for all phases of your home design project. Whether you want to build a brand new home or remodel your kitchen, we can assist you with the design, material selections, drawings and details that will translate your own personal style into thoughtful space planning and a beautiful home design.

Services Provided: Schematic Design, Strategic Planning, Design Development, Design Review, Permitting, Construction Documents, Bid Selection, Construction Observation, Lighting Design, Interior Design, Exterior Finish Selection, Interior Finish Selection, and Color Design.

C29767, California State Licensed Architect
CGBP, Build it Green Certified Green Building Professional

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
BArch 1993

Member of AIA Santa Clara Valley Chapter

We are available by appointment and work to accommodate our client's schedules. If you are interested or would like more information, please call us at (408) 859-8723.
Arch Studio, Inc. Architects is a unique practice with a penchant for cutting-edge design. Typically a space we design - living or working - offers a sustainable balance of functionality and style. Please do see our online portfolio.
37 Reviews
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2020

Robin is absolutely wonderful to work with!! She is so warm, kind and easy going. After our first meeting I felt like I had already known her for a long time! She gave us two excellent designs to c...Read More

andre magozo
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2019

Robin and her team designed our project in Redwood City and we are thrilled about how they understood our briefing and developed an awesome solution. As they say: Proportion is everything.Read More

Robert Borello
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2019

I hired Arch Studio to complete a redesign of an existing 1 bedroom, 1 bath home in Willow Glen. I demolished the home and worked with the existing foundation adding an additional 300+ sq. ft turning...Read More

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Your work looks great, keep at it and I'll be following, thanks for sharing and I wish you success! Best of luck.Read More

John Li
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Feb 2018

We hired Arch Studio on our recent house remodel. Robin was a pleasure to work with from beginning to end. She redesigned our house as a modern style craftsman style home and we loved how she was able...Read More
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2018

Robin and her assistant Heather were very helpful with my 900 sq/ft project. She had lots of ideas and feedback for my home addition. She was very professional and easy to communicate with. She also h...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2018

We have been working with Robin for almost a year now to design our new home. Robin has been great to work with. She is very professional, has great ideas and she is up to date with current trends. ...Read More

Brooke Shaw Builder
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2018

Brooke Shaw Builder has worked with many architects and (Robin the owner) Arch Studio,Inc. has been a pleasure to work with. As a contractor Arch studios plans are very detailed to work with. Good pla...Read More

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