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We believe that Architecture is an art separate and distinct from building. We believe that Architecture matters; that Architecture evokes as well as responds to human action and desires. Architecture allows for a broad range of human activities and responses by cultures, regions, and localities, and simultaneously, by individuals.

Architecture is defined as a building or space which is rich in individual parts but strongly, and simply, woven into a whole.

It is the goal and intention of this firm to create Architecture.

Such an intention requires fascination and vigilance with all the elements of design and construction, leaving no holes and considering all the parts. It requires the active participation of the client. This passion breeds fresh ideas and relishes experimentation.

We are a firm committed to creating Architecture for our clients. From initial meeting to project completion we listen to our clients, observe the project location, and develop buildings and projects which meet our client’s goals as well as respond and give to their site and community.
212 high street  I  palo alto, ca  I  94301  I  tel: 650.325.9420  I  fax: 650.325.9421
BARTON ARCHITECT is a full-service architecture firm, offering services to the Bay area for over 15 years. The studio works across the Peninsula, catering to the regions of Palo Alto, Atherton, Menlo Park, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Woodside, San Jose, Mountain View, San Francisco, and Oakland.