Mark Brand Architecture's award-winning architecture and interior design studio balances high design with practicality, combining understated elegance with elements of drama. For over 30 years, MBA has specialized in quality new homes and major residential remodels and additions. Our eclectic designs favor no single style yet incorporate a variety of influences ranging from traditional to modern with an emphasis on creativity, problem-solving, quality of light and orientation to views. Artistic compositions of plane, space and form are enriched by color, texture and materials. Our services do not end with design. We are experienced in dealing with Bay Area planning and building departments with our proven record of working well with project neighbors. Thorough project documentation and working closely with a network of trusted contractors, engineers and cost estimators enable the client to avoid costly problems during construction. Our goal is to exceed our clients' expectations by maintaining a creative, enjoyable and efficient relationship between the owner, architect and contractor from the beginning of design through completion of construction.