what sets us apart

For 40 years, DES Architects + Engineers has designed working, learning, and healing environments for our clients.  As a full-service design firm headquartered in Redwood City, California, DES provides creative and sustainable solutions that serve the needs of companies in life sciences, technology, healthcare, education, municipalities, and the development community. In-house professional services include architecture, interior design, civil and structural engineering, landscape architecture, visual communications and green building coordination.  The company’s staff values collaboration to achieve design excellence, applying creativity to each client’s vision.

As one of the top planning firms in the San Francisco Bay Area, DES offers an integrated project approach that leads to increased accuracy, quicker project delivery, and a better use of valuable resources.

Bringing life to design. DES Architects + Engineers approaches design as a collaborative discovery process that couples the desires and needs of the client with the experiences of the architect to achieve a shared vision.