Practicing at the confluence of art, architecture, and building technology, we collaborate with clients to create buildings and environments in dialogue with culture and place.

JENSEN Architects’ design for a zero-net-energy (ZNE) community library for San Benito County was named the winner of the 2020 Architecture at Zero competition, presented by AIA California and Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Since 2011, this annual program has invited architects and engineers worldwide to investigate new approaches to the design of buildings that generate more energy than they use. JENSEN’s winning proposal goes beyond NZE, reimagining the library as a civic space that builds community resiliency.

Just as early planning made for a smooth transition to working remotely at JENSEN, we are evaluating strategies for a responsible return to the office. We’re staying abreast of evolving public health recommendations and imagining new possibilities afforded by our enhanced mobility. More than ever, we are mindful of the importance of collaboration and cooperation. Preparing together, we will chart the course forward.

Curbed San Francisco has named Minnesota Street Project among  “The Bay Area’s 10 most important buildings of the past decade.” The list, recognizing provocative structures that have redefined our region, applauds MSP for its adaptive reuse accomplishments and as a model of cultural preservation.

Eater SF reports on an exciting wine country pairing: Chef Douglas Keane to re-open his renowned restaurant, Cyrus, in JENSEN-designed Walden Studios. Read all the details in “Starred Wine Country Restaurant Cyrus Will Rise From the Ashes After Nearly a Decade.”

Engineered to Entertain

It’s been an amazing time at JENSEN Architects. As the breadth of our practice continues to grow, so has our remarkable team. Please join us in recognizing our new class of Senior Architects and Designers: Lauren Takeda, Yusheen Yang, Margarita Urquiza, Melissa DeLacy, Nicole Germano, and Jennifer Redel.

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