Since 1986, domusstudio has designed award winning, sustainable and LEED certified civic and commercial projects including Fire Stations, Libraries, Automotive Dealerships and the South Mission Beach Life Guard Tower for the City of San Diego. Domusstudio was the first place winner of the Balboa Park A.I.A. Gateway competition and is the visionary of the A.I.A. awarded Coronado Bridge Tube. Our past client list includes The Port District of San Diego, City of San Diego, County of San Diego, City of Encinitas, City of Chula Vista, City of La Quinta, City of Murrieta, City of Newport Beach, City of Oceanside, County of Riverside, the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, San Diego Botanical Gardens, Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Nation, San Diego Symphony, Hoehn Motors and KPBS. Regardless of the project type, our philosophy is consistent.

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Each project is unique and responds both contextually to the environment and to each client’s stated goals and desires. We tailor our design services and project delivery to each unique project and client needs. We do not try to mold your project to our team but assemble a team best suited for your unique project, minimizing overhead and thus project costs. Services include:

  • visioning
  • real estate acquisition
  • discretionary entitlements
  • programming
  • master planning
  • architectural design | interior design
  • structural | civil | mechanical | electrical and plumbing engineering
  • landscape architecture
  • construction administration | project management

Project delivery can be accomplished through the traditional design|bid|build process or based on your unique project, we can assemble a team of required consultants and partner with our network of general contractors and with a single source approach, deliver your project under a design|build or a design|assist process and guarantee a price. An integrated project delivery or a public-private partnership can also be utilized, which ever process is best for you or your organization.

Our commitment to client satisfaction, well-orchestrated collaborative teamwork, well-honed project cost management strategies and budget accuracy is why clients commission our studio with second, third and even fourth projects. We are LEED accredited professionals and have numerous LEED Silver, Gold and Platinum projects. domusstudio architecture is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the U.S. Green Building Council.

Featured Public Projects


All Public Architecture Projects


Alpine Branch Library, Alpine, CA
Blue Sky Ecological Reserve Center, Poway, CA
Bonita Branch Library, Bonita, CA
Chollas Creek Amphitheater, Chollas Creek, CA
Chula Vista Training Tower, Chula Vista, CA
County of San Diego – Administration Building, Historic Window Replacement, San Diego, CA
County Of San Diego – Defensive Tactics Training Room, San Diego, CA
County of San Diego – Juvenile Detention Center, San Diego, CA
Encinitas Fire Station #1, Encinitas, CA
Encinitas Fire Station #2, Cardiff, CA
Encinitas Fire Station #3, Leucadia, CA
Encinitas Fire Station #5, Encinitas, CA
KPBS Tenant Improvements Study, San Diego, CA
La Quinta Fire Station #2, La Quinta, CA
Lakeside Library ADA, Lakeside, CA
Murrieta Fire Station Remodel, Murrieta, CA
Naval Air Station – China Lake, CA
Newport Beach Fire Station, Interior Remodel, Newport Beach, CA
Oakridge Community Center, Oakridge, CA

Oceanside Library Main Library Remodel, Oceanside, CA
Oceanside Library Mission Branch Remodel, Oceanside, CA
Palmdale Water Conservation Garden, La Jolla, CA
RADY Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA
Ramona Intergenerational Community Campus, Ramona, CA
San Carlos Library, San Diego, CA
San Diego Auto Museum Conceptual Studies, San Diego, CA
San Diego Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA
San Diego Orchestra Musicians Quarters, San Diego, CA
San Diego Port District Restrooms, San Diego, CA
San Diego Unified Port, San Diego, CA
San Diego Zoo Safari Park, San Diego, CA
San Marcos Library ADA, San Marcos, CA
South Mission Beach Lifeguard Station, San Diego, CA
Spring Valley Library ADA, San Diego, CA
Stratford Inn, Del Mar, CA
Sycuan Band Of Kumeyaay Nation – Tribal Hall, San Diego, CA
Valley Center Branch Library, Valley Center, CA

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At domusstudio we appreciate that every project is unique and look forward to providing you with a tailored solution you’ll be proud of. To get started on your project or to request more information, please contact us today.