Our mission is to create the highest outcome through thoughtful and strategic approach to design. Our goal is not only to help you avoid costly mistakes, but to provide resources and direct you to solutions and decisions that often make it possible for the home to be appraised at a much higher value than the sum of the cost of land, construction, and architect’s fees together.
Whether building a new home, or remodeling of your existing residence, the services of an Architect is invaluable.
Your Architect can ease the way of one of the biggest investments you’ll make in a lifetime, your home.
As your architect, in addition to help guide and directing you through hundreds of decisions, we are quite resourceful in creative ideas, options and solutions unique to your individual situation.
By closely collaborating with you, as our client, we are able to clearly understand the needs and ideas to implement solutions which assure your building project will successfully meet your vision and goals, express your individuality, and provide satisfaction, comfort and pride, enjoying your project, for years to come.
As residential design architects, not only we are there to help you avoid costly mistakes, we also help guide and direct you to creative ideas and solutions you may never have considered.
Habitat Architecture is a boutique design firm, focused primarily on designing high end, environmentally responsive, residential projects of distinctive character, practical function, and architectural integrity.
Whether building new or remodeling, your main residence or your cabin, your loft space or condo, you can trust our expertise and creativity to bring about the highest outcome and a satisfying experience to your project. Best results in any building project starts with thoughtful planning and creative intelligent design.
As you architect and your primary advocate during the entire design and construction process, we are committed to your ultimate success a and rewarding experience.
Beside being able to listen well and understand your unique set of circumstance and goals, at the core of our practice we draw from the following background and strengths:
Strong background and experience in a variety of building type, architectural styles, scales and special design considerations, such as accessibility, ADA and aging in place.
In depth knowledge and expertise in latest design trends, building material and techniques in the construction industry, and application of sustainable design and green building practices.
Proficient skills and experience with designing on small infill lots, challenging terrains and special need clientele.
Market awareness and sensitivity to costs, resale value & investment, as an important considerations in design approach.
For more than twenty years, we have been serving the community, working with homeowners and collaborating with homebuilders, designing and remodeling hundreds of homes of various styles and scales, providing uniquely distinctive, thoughtfully creative and sustainable designs, sensitive to the lifestyle and budget that responds to today’s living and marketplace, as well as the environment.
The balance between beauty and function, and sensitivity and integration to the site and its surrounding environment is a challenge that can never be underestimated. The commitment to that ideal is the main driving force behind our work as residential design specialists and home remodeling experts. As such, designing homes of distinctive quality and character is our passion and long list of satisfied clients is the testament to what sets us apart from others, as the premier residential architecture firm in the Twin Cities.
We recently completed a whole house remodel with Habitat Architecture.
Attention to light and flow created spaces both beautiful and functional. Our kitchen is now a wonderful focal point of our home and it is a joy to gather in all of our new spaces. The new areas blend seamlessly with the old creating a historic home with all the perks of new home living (hello closets!) The expertise and experience of Hamid Kashani yielded results far beyond our expectations.
KATIE S.· MINNEAPOLIS, MN
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