OXBStudio is a multi-disciplinary architectural firm specializing in high-end custom residential projects. We look to develop a unique method of design for each client, whose desires, needs, beliefs and building sites are different from any other. We balance the client’s requirements with functionality, constructibility and the use of diverse materials to create spaces and forms which are stimulating, distinctive and appropriate.
Ted grew up in Marin County, moving frequently in his childhood from Mill Valley to Ross, San Anselmo, Novato and Terra Linda where he attended high school. He studied Architecture at the University of Arizona and returned to live in San Francisco following graduation. He spent his first three years focusing on health care design with projects at Children’s Hospital in Oakland and Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley, among others. The remainder of the time he has spent focusing on custom residential design, working for the San Francisco firms of Aleck Wilson Architects and Mark Brand Architecture, then founding OXBSTUDIO Architects in 2006. He currently resides in Mill Valley with his wife and two sons, who he is very proud of - one is finishing high school, and the other is in construction. Outside of work, Ted’s interests mostly revolve around spending time with his family, and also include watching his youngest son play baseball, walking with the dog at Stinson or on Mt Tam, yelling at the TV when the Giants, 49ers or Warriors are on, and occasionally floundering at the gym.
Chad grew up and attended high school in Orange County, CA, spending most of his free time at the beach surfing. He studied Architecture at the University of Arizona and returned to live in Orange County following graduation. He spent his first five years focusing on custom residential, commercial and hospitality design with firms South Coast Architects, LPA, Inc. and Wimberly Allison Tong and Goo. He moved to San Francisco in 2001 and has worked with firms HKIT, Ian Birchall & Associates, Aleck Wilson Architects, MKThink and Project Frog. Outside of work, Chad’s interests include spending time with his wife and newly born son, golf, running, skiing, patio dining, Hair Nation on XM radio and frequent visits to the wine country. He currently resides in Mill Valley with his wife and son.
Rachel grew up in Canton, Ohio and received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Architecture at Ohio State University. Inspired by the west coast’s progressive design style and unique natural topography, she moved to the Bay Area after graduation to pursue a career in high-end residential architecture. Her past design experience is in commercial, healthcare, retail, and civic architecture. In her free time, she loves doing anything active and outdoors, like running, rock climbing, hiking, and playing volleyball. She also enjoys playing with her cat and exploring new neighborhoods downtown with her boyfriend.
Courtney grew up in Littleton, Colorado spending most of her time outdoors with friends and family. She graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder where she studied environmental design and architecture and received a minor in business with a real estate focus. She spent time in Rome, Italy studying urban design and architectural history, where she came to appreciate the innovative and charming architecture of the city, much like San Francisco, which drew her to the Bay Area. In her free time Courtney enjoys trying new restaurants with friends, practicing yoga, and spending time outside hiking, snowboarding, and exploring Northern California.
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