Mar. 2024

Cary is elevated to the AIA College of Fellows

Jan. 2024

Carolina is complete

May 2023

Archello names Cary Bernstein Architect one of the Top 25 Firms in San Francisco

May 2023

Letterform Archive receives an AIA SF Citation Award for Interior Architecture

Mar. 2023

Letterform Archive is an IIDA-NC "Jewel Box" Honors Award Finalist

Dec. 2022

Cary receives an AIA CA Presidential Citation for her work on California SB 1214 - Architectural Copyright Protection

Aug. 2022

California SB 1214, initiated by Cary to protect architectural copyright, was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on 8.29.22. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Brian Jones (38th) and supported by AIA California

Mar. 2022

Cary was a juror for the 2022 Residential Design Awards

Feb. 2022

Tosa House complete

Jan. 2022

Cary is a guest teacher for the Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Community Climate Adaptation (CCA) Master's program

Dec. 2021

Quall House complete

Nov. 2021

Letterform Archive gallery opens to the public

June 2021

Residential Design Magazine names Orchard House a "Favorite Vacation Home, 2021 Edition"


Construction begins at Quall House

Dec. 2020

Orchard House featured in Press Democrat


GS Flat complete

Nov. 2020

Orchard House wins an AIA Redwood Empire Merit Award

July 2020

Cary was a juror for the AIA|DC 2020 Washingtonian Residential Design Awards


Construction begins at GS Flat

June 2020

Cary was a juror for the Builder's Choice & Custom Home Design Awards (BCCHDA)

Apr. 2020

Construction begins at Tosa House

Mar. 2020

Cary is interviewed by Metropolis on office strategies for

Jan. 2020

Orchard House featured on Archello

Nov. 2019

Cary Bernstein Architect featured in San Francisco Architects: Top Bay Area Studios


Cary receives the John S. Bolles FAIA Fellowship from AIA California

Oct. 2019

Orchard House featured in Residential Design Magazine


Orchard House wins an ASLA Honor Award

Sept. 2019

Teaberry featured on Archello

Aug. 2019

Teaberry featured in Designing for Disaster: Domestic Architecture in an Era of Climate Change

July 2019

Teaberry featured on Houzz

June 2019

Teaberry featured in Spaces

May 2019

Noe House featured on French Houzz


Orchard House wins an ASLA NCC Honor Award

Apr. 2019

Cary discusses best practices for resiential lighting

Mar. 2019

Teaberry is featured on Gardenista


Orchard House is featured in Dwell:"Top 5 Homes of the Week That Celebrate California Living"

Feb. 2019

Teaberry is featured twice in Builder Magazine:"Spacious Northern California Master Bath Celebrates the Outdoors" + "Six Trendsetting Kitchens and Baths for 2019"

Jan. 2019

Hill House featured on Archello


Teaberry is featured in Architect Magazine

Nov. 2018

Teaberry is an Interior Design 2018 Best of Year Honoree

Sept. 2018

Teaberry wins a 2018 Architectural Record Kitchen + Bath Award


Teaberry featured in Dwell: "Bay Watch" by Eleni Andris

Aug. 2018

Dwell updates Cary's 2004 interview: Building 101: How to Navigate the Architect-Contractor-Client Relationship. Read interview on

July 2018

Cary and Potrero Residence 1 profiled in Custom Builder

June 2018

Laidley Residences building permit approved

Feb. 2018

Hill House featured on AECCafe


Ridge House is the Editor's Pick on


Chenery Street Residence is the Editor's Pick on


Cary is profiled in Indian design magazine iDecorama: "Take5"

Oct. 2017

Chenery Street Residence wins a 2017 Remodeling Grand Award for exterior transformations

Sept. 2017

Cary is appointed to the AIA California Council Board of Directors


2House receives Planning approval


Cary is a panelist for "Daring Women: Modernists in Architecture" hosted by Flexform SF

Aug. 2017

Teaberry complete

July 2017

Chenery Street Residence wins a Grand Award. Details to be announced in October

May 2017

Thomas Road Residence complete

Oct. 2016

Laidley Street Residences receive Planning approval.


Cary is a juror at UC Berkeley mid-term reviews.


Russell Site featured in San Francisco Cottages & Gardens, "Deeds & Dont's : Master Strokes"

June 2016

SF Planning Commission approves Laidley Street Residences.


Cary is a Juror for the 2016 Remodeling Design Awards.


Construction Begins on Teaberry.

May 2016

Hill House featured in The Wall Street Journal: "The Land of Facelifts" by Katy McLaughlin.

Apr. 2016

20th Street Commercial Permits approved.


Cary is a Juror for the 2016 Structural Engineering Association of Northern California (SEAONC) Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards.

Mar. 2016

Architektura Assembly interviews Cary for In/Sight.

Jan. 2016

Chenery Street Residence Complete.


Permits approved for Loma Brewing Company.

Nov. 2015

Cary named to AIASF Board of Directors.


Thomas Road Residence Permit approved. Construction to begin November 2015.


Permits filed for Loma Brewing Company.

Oct. 2015

Hill House featured in Remodeling: "Cohesive Remodel is King of the Hill" by Stacey Freed.


Hill House wins Project of the Year in the 2015 Remodeling Design Awards.

Sept. 2015

Thomas Road Residence Permit filed.

Aug. 2015

Ridge House featured on Houzz (German Ed.): "13 Sichtschutz-Ideen fr Garten und Terrasse" by Christian Benckendorff.


Eureka Valley featured on Houzz (Spanish Ed.): "Ideas para tener un bao moderno ms acorde con nuestro estilo de vida"
by Bud Dietrich.


Teaberry Permit approved.

June 2015

Ridge House featured in New England Home:
"Design Trends: Bocce Courts" by Michael D'Angelo.


Choy Residence 2 featured in Australian magazine INSIDEOUT: "On Reflection" by Matilda Duffecy.

May 2015

Hill House featured in Dwell: "Object Lessons" by
Joanne Furio.


Cary is an invited speaker on the "Architecture and the Arts" Panel at Dwell on Design LA, May 29-31.


Cary presents Hill House at Dwell on Design LA, May 29-31.


Cary presents Hill House at the AIA East Bay chapter, May 6th.

Apr. 2015

20th Street Commercial recieves Planning approval.

Mar. 2015

Hill House receives an 2015 IIDA-NC Merit Award.

Feb. 2015

28th Street Residence owner move-in.

Dec. 2014

Liberty Street Residence featured on
"Stealing Sunlight" by Lydia Lee.

Nov. 2014

Willard Street Residence featured in German magazine DETAIL Praxis: "Licht in der Badplanung" by Katja Winkelmann.


Laidley Residences permit filed.

Oct. 2014

Hill House receives an 2014 AIA East Bay Exceptional
Residential Merit Award

Jul. 2014

Chenery Street Residence phase II construction begins.

Apr. 2014

Cary is a juror for the 2014 Residential Architect
Design Awards.

Mar. 2014

Cary is a juror for the 2014 AIASF Residential Design Awards.

Feb. 2014

28th Street Residence construction begins.

Jan. 2014

Russell Site owner move-in.


Chenery Street Residence construction begins.


Hill House Owner discusses inspiring design on Cool Hunting.

Dec. 2013 Cary talks with Custom Home Magazine about Hill House.

Sept. 2013

Hill House receives an 2013 AIASF Constructed Realities
Merit Award


Hill House featured in The San Francisco Chronicle:
Tech Professionals Seek Less Flashy Homes.


Cary is interviewed by Architizer: How To Start Your Own Architecture Firm: Join Forces With Your Peers.


Cary profiled on: The Edge: The Architect and The City.
Aug. 2013 Hill House selected for the 2013 AIASF San Francisco Living: Home Tour.


Cary will be a featured speaker on the AIASF "Growing a Small Firm" series panel: "What Makes a Successful Partnership? Working Relationships with Other Small Firms" on August 29th.

July 2013 Cary is interviewed by Residential Architect Magazine:

Clients for Life


Potrero Residence 1 & Choy Residence 1 featured in Boulder County Home and Garden Magazine:

Make an Impact with Art

June 2013 Cary will be speaking at the upcoming "Missing 32% Symposium" sponsored by the AIASF on June 8th.


Astro Gaming retail shop opens.

May 2013

Cary Bernstein Architect, with Mark Cavagnero Associates, is one of four teams selected for the City of SF DPW As-Needed Architectural Services program, 2013


One & Co receives an 2013 Golden Nugget Merit Award.


Building Permit complete for 28th Street Residence.

Construction to begin Spring 2014.
April 2013

One & Co published in Office II: Creative & Modern.

Feb. 2013 Cary Bernstein featured on

Could You Live Without Your Shower Curtain?


Willard Street Residence featured on

Architectural Details: 10 Skylights in the Bath

Jan. 2013

Astro Gaming retail shop construction begins.


Hillsborough House owner move-in.

Dec. 2012

28th Street Residence receives Planning approval.

Nov. 2012 One & Co long-list finalist for:

WAN: Adaptive Re-Use Award

Sept. 2012

Cary Bernstein featured on The Architect Is In: The Secrets of Workspace Design

July 2012

Office expansion begins.


Willard Street Residence featured on

5 Favorites: Scandinavian-Style Showers

June 2012

Charcuterie: exhibited in DADA Exhibition, Hanover, NH


Hill House owner move-in.

April 2012 Astro Gaming tenant move in.