Actual-Size Architecture, a San Francisco bay area residential design
Actual-Size Architecture
29 Liberty Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

(415) 643-3366




Geof did a fantastic job!  Geof's design of the space and how it works well with not only daylight as it saves me a bundle on my lighting bill and so much natural sun light coming into the house, but also at night with ever so slightly luminous feel, like we're in a spaceship, its fantastic!  It also helps that we have high ceilings.  The whole family is extremely happy and pleased with how the house looks and feels.  Thanks Geof!  You are awesome!
-Alfredo F

We were thrilled by the innovative and thoughtful approach Geof took designing our living room bookcase and media center. He carefully assessed our needs, space and budget and quickly came up with a design that transcended our expectations. Geof was a pleasure to work with and we continue to be exceedingly pleased with the results of his design.
-Amber R

Geof turned our vague idea of new shelves into a work of architectural genius that looks amazing and is incredibly functional.  He was patient, wise and fun to work with – can’t rave enough about this great guy and his great work.
-Dan N

Geoffrey Gainer proved to be the ideal in what one looks for in an architect - innovative, imaginative, and with a high level of integrity when it comes to working with his clients and providing the services he's offered.
Geoffrey created (along with us, the homeowners) a vision that was applicable to the restraints of the physical limitations of space, but that was 'new' and used that space in a way that provided us with an expanded sense of room and light.
Geoffrey is kind. He listens and "hears" what is said and unsaid when it comes to 'dreams' but is pragmatic and realistic when considering actual implementation.
I recommend Actual-Size Architecture without reservation.
-Frank D

Geoff Gainer is the best architect! He remodeled the main living floor of our house and came up with a beautiful solution to a challenge that another architect could not address. He works with the client to understand what was needed and the style we wanted to achieve. Geoff brings his professional advice and judgment but gives the client choices. He turned a narrow clumsy staircase into open spacious steps with easy access. Our kitchen was moved to a much bigger room that was opened up with the addition of skylights. Geoff listens to what you want, is honest and straightforward on what he thinks and works with you to stay on budget. He presented the pros and cons of alternatives, which allowed us to make the best choices. We would definitely hire him again. We highly recommend Geoff - it would be difficult to do better!
-Judy C

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