2019 Architecture Awards

BUILD 2019 Architecture Awards 94 May19452 ed by Principals Brendan Koon and Paul Hockett, VITAE is a collective of committed, talented people for whom art meets technology, moderated by the certainty of budget and the invaluable process that must accompany a project from beginning to end for a building to be both appropriate and successful. The firm’s name, VITAE, is from the Latin Vita, meaning life or way of life. The name speaks to the firm’s principals of trust, respect and commitment. Being trustworthy, respectful and invested in every client and project are the core values that embody the firm’s name and its original roots. At the heart of VITAE’s approach to architecture, business and life is the compassionate relationship between its clients, staff and communities in which we live and work. By being involved in its clients’ business, the firm’s team understand their needs, look out for their interests and forge an accountable, dependable partnership. Dynamic, liveable buildings are created through authentic collaboration with clients. Teamwork is born of mutual respect, two-way listening and honest communication, and this is the core focus of this supportive and collaborative firm. Incorporating these values at all times, VITAE embraces life by incorporating humanity into every project. The firm’s design philosophy transcends preconceived styles or solutions. The VITAE team aspires to create places with consciousness for the natural and built environments, while providing an extraordinary experience for people. Constantly working using these principals, the firm’s services to clients include Architecture, Master Planning and Interior Design. Market sectors cover commercial, industrial, institutional, corporate and developer work. Thanks to the skills of VITAE’s expert team, they can undertake a range of projects including office, high tech, biotech, research and development, VITAE Architecture Planning Interiors: Best Architecture & Master Planning Firm - Northern California Built on collaboration and quality client service, VITAE Architecture Planning Interiors is an innovative and dynamic team of experts working together to provide quality services across a variety of practice areas. We profile the firm to find out more about how it came to win one of our coveted Architecture Awards for 2019. L hospitality, restaurant, retail, entertainment, healthcare, education, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, multi- family housing, religious and recreation. Since its inception VITAE has embraced technology, and as a result it is now able to offer its clients cutting-edge support and services. Everyone, including principals are expected to be well-versed in technology trends, whether used in the office or by the general public. The firm uses 3D modelling and animation for the past 30 years and has been on the forefront of that technology changing. Now with BIM technology, the firm is able to take that from just a design tool to a production tool, offering scope for even greater innovation for clients. Looking ahead, the future is bright for VITAE. Currently, the firm is entrenched in skyline changing projects for the Bridge District along the Sacramento River in the City of West Sacramento and continues to work on developments with Fortune 100 and 500 companies. These projects will drive this innovative firm to even greater success over the coming years. Ultimately, VITAE reflects an intrinsic set of standards for our staff to ascribe to and reach for every day, helping fulfil the potential of each project regardless of its size or cost. This will remain central to the firm over the years ahead, with the team set to work on even more innovative and unique projects. Company: VITAE Architecture Planning Interiors Name: Brendan Koon Address: 555 Capitol Mall, Suite 255, Sacramento, CA 95814 & 160 S. Linden Ave., Suite 202 South San Francisco, CA 94080 Telephone: (415) 356-6400 Web Address: www.vitaearchitecture.com

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