Michael Knorr
A R C H I T E C T U R E

We believe that architecture is more than just structure. A simple structure may enclose space and serve a function, but architecture aims for higher ideals. Architecture evokes intellectual and emotional responses from the participant. Architecture is capable of being either uplifting or calming. It may emphasize an idea or encourage contemplation. It can be an environment of excitement or repose.

Architecture enhances experience in varying degrees of subtlety and nuance. Architecture can create a sense of arrival at the entry to a building, can convey charm and grace in the spaces where we live, relaxation where we sleep, and communion with nature as is extends outward in terraces and gardens.

Interior design can augment these environments, but architecture goes beyond surface treatments and furnishings. Architecture is meaningful in a powerful three-dimensional sense. This is accomplished by shaping interior volume, controlling color and light, and arranging structure to support the intent of the design.

We specialize in residential and light commercial architecture. Residential projects range from affordable planned developments to luxury custom estates.