Welcome to Habitat Architecture, the home of the premier residential design architects in the Twin Cities and through out the state of Minnesota.
We are specialized in designing high end, New Custom Homes and Remodeling & Addition of distinctive character and creative intelligence.
As you look through pages of our Portfolio you may recognize we are not bound by any one particular architectural style.
Although every house we design is based on a major architectural style, our approach in design is based on timeless design principles of architecture, sensitivity to the surrounding environment and today's functional lifestyle,
building trends and material.
Also make sure to visit the page Resources, where a lot of helpful information will guide you to a better understanding of our role and what you need to know and expect, for greatest rate of success in your project.
Our mission is to create the highest outcome through thoughtful and strategic approach to design.
Designing and building a new custom home or remodeling of your house is a complex process which can not be underestimated. It requires a deliberate appreciation of its complexities and close and collaborative approach.
Our goal is helping you not only avoid the costly mistakes, but to provide expertise and guidance to solutions and ideas which you might never have even considered.
Our approach to every project will not only increase the value of your property and return on your investment, It will also make it possible for your home to be appraised at a much higher rate than the total sum of all the expenses and costs of building or remodeling your home.
Are you looking to build a new house, or thinking about remodeling your current home?
Your first step moving forward is to work with an architect. Someone who can guide you through the process and help make the most out of this complex experience and your investment.
Habitat Architecture is highly specialized in designing high end custom homes and remodeling of environmentally responsive residential projects of distinctive character, practical functionality and architectural integrity.
Our work always begins with being good listeners, understanding your vision, needs and your budget goals. This is a critical process in order to achieve the greatest rate of success in our working collaboration. Best results in any building project starts with thoughtful exchange of ideas, desires and the awareness of the critical parameters, unique to each individual and project. Expertise and experience in the residential design field at its highest level, is what sets us apart from the rest, which you would confidently rely in working with Habitat Architecture.
Habitat Architecture is your greatest advocate during the entire process of designing and construction of your project. as such, we are committed to your ultimate success and a very satisfying and rewarding experience.
Beside being good listeners and skill in understanding your unique set of circumstances and goals, at the core of our practice you can rely on the way we draw from these core elements and values in every project:
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, understanding and expertise in latest design trends, building material and techniques in the construction industry.
Application of sustainable design principles and green building practices.
Proficient skills and experience with designing on small infill lots, challenging terrains and special need clientele.
Market awareness and sensibilities with respect to location, costs, resale value & investment, as an important considerations in the design approach.
So, where do you go from here?
It is not uncommon for people to know what they want to build, and have thought about it quite a bit – but just don’t know how best to start…
Or worse yet, launch into expensive design services without carefully establishing the groundwork and correct parameters for their project.
That's why we developed a process, as we came across many clients and projects which lacked a clear direction and understanding of cost implications and feasibility of the design.
It's called "Needs & Options Review".
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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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