Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects

Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects

Services:

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design

Regions:

  • San Francisco & Bay Area
  • New York City & Mid-Atlantic
  • Pacific Northwest
  • Rocky Mountains
  • Texas

Stags Leap Residence, Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects | Remodelista Architect / Designer Directory

Stags Leap Residence Photo: Erhard Pfeiffer

Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects was originally established in 1996 as Backen Gillam Architects, by principals Howard J. Backen, FAIA and Jim Gillam, AIA The firm has two offices, one located in Sausalito near the San Francisco Bay waterfront and the other in St. Helena near Howard’s home in Oakville. Loren Kroeger along with principal Elizabeth Mitchell, AIA and the firm’s 70 employees, bring a wide range of experience to Backen, Gillam & Kroeger projects. This experience enables the firm to provide clients with the very best in design and project management in a number of specialty building types, including private residences, resorts, restaurants and wineries. In the fifteen years since its opening, the firm has designed over 35 upscale homes, 35 wineries, six major resorts, 18 restaurants, a new line of retail stores called Williams Sonoma Home, an equestrian center, The Napa Valley Reserve (a private members-only vineyard and winery which has approximately 400 members), and the Performing Arts Center for St. Helena, CA.

Architektur & Wohnen, Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects | Remodelista Architect / Designer Directory

Architektur & Wohnen: Architektur & Wohnen, Versteckspiel Am See, August-September 2007Stags Leap Residence Photo: Alan Weintraub / Arcaid

Robb Report, Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects | Remodelista Architect / Designer Directory

Robb Report: Robb Report, Car Of The Year, February 2005The Napa Valley Reserve Photo: Cordero Studios

Restoration Hardware, Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects | Remodelista Architect / Designer Directory

Restoration Hardware: Restoration Hardware, Source Book, Spring 2011SF Design Gallery

Restoration Harware - Spring 2012 Source Book, Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects | Remodelista Architect / Designer Directory

Restoration Harware - Spring 2012 Source Book: Exterior, Restoration Hardware's Houston Gallery Photo: Kathryn Barnard

From The Land - Backen Gillam Kroeger Architects, Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects | Remodelista Architect / Designer Directory

From The Land - Backen Gillam Kroeger Architects: From The Land - Backen Gillam Kroeger ArchitectsText by Daniel Gregory, Foreword by Diane KeatonPub Date: October 15, 2013Howard Backen, is at the center of a popular movement in home design that emphasizes elegant simplicity and embraces the rustic charm of natural materials. This volume, the first on his work and that of the firm, is an artful exploration of this aesthetic, featuring farmhouses in the Napa Valley, hilltop homes, seaside retreats, and lakeside hideaways. Photo: Cover Image by Adrian Gregorutti

Wine Country, Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects | Remodelista Architect / Designer Directory

Wine Country : Architecture and Interiors: Gibbs Smith, Publisher 2004 Photo: Erhard Pfeiffer

Pottery Barn Design Library, Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects | Remodelista Architect / Designer Directory

Pottery Barn Design Library: Weldon Owen, Publisher 2003Oakville Residence Photo: Alan Williams

 

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About the Firm
  • New Project Contact: marketing@bgarch.com
  • Principals: Howard J. Backen, FAIA
  • Year Established: 1996
  • Office Size: 70 Employees
  • Address:

    2352 Marinship Way
    Sausalito, CA 94965
    T 415.289.3860 | F 415.289.3666

    1421 Main Street
    St. Helena, CA 94574
    T 707.967.1920 | F 707.967.1924
  • Website: http://www.bgarch.com
  • Email: marketing@bgarch.com