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Eugene A. Silva Architect
895 Valley View Dr.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
Tel: 707-433-0189
Fax: 415-962-0507




Eugene A. Silva Architect
11622 76 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6G OK8
Tel: 780-436-3257
Fax: 415-962-0507





New School of Architecture and Design, San Diego, CA U.S.A.
Degree: Master of Architecture, Graduated Magna Cum Laude, 2003.

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA U.S.A.
Degree: B.S. Architecture, Graduated with Honors, 1978.


Architect, Licensed since 1983, California, U.S.A.
California License number: C14580
NCARB Certification: Application pending


1978 Henry Adams Medal and Certificate of Achievement, American Institute of Architects.


Since 1997

Eugene A. Silva Architect -------------------- Sole Proprietor
P.O. Box 1773, Healdsburg, CA U.S.A.
tel: (01) 707-433-0189

Experience: Private practice with focus on custom single family residential, historic restoration, wineries and winery related projects.

1996 - 1997

RHL Design Group -------------------- Project Architect
1137 North McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA U.S.A.

Experience: Retail petroleum projects around the San Francisco Bay. Managed multiple personnel and projects for Chevron Oil.

1984 - 1995

Eugene A. Silva Architects -------------------- Sole Proprietor
447 Hudson Street, Healdsburg, CA U.S.A.

Experience: Private practice with a focus on small-scale commercial and single-family residential projects. Office consisted of 3 licensed architects, 1 technical person and 1 support staff.

1980 - 1984

Bowler - Cook - Architects --------Intern Architect; Project Architect
Bodega Bay, CA U.S.A.

Experience: Design office with focus on small commercial and coastal single-family residential projects. Worked closely with principals on presentation drawings, design development, contact documents including specifications, construction observation and structural details.


Lawrence Simons and Associates ----------------- Intern Architect
Santa Rosa, CA U.S.A.

Experience: Draftsman for commercial office projects

Memberships and Positions

1984 1995

Member Redwood Empire Chapter, American Institute of Architects

1983 - 1985

Appointee, Healdsburg Design Review Commission

Recent Project Experience


Straw Bale Residence, Edmonton, AB, Canada $450,000

Passive solar personal residence design for a lot in Strathcona with straw bale walls, interior thermal mass, radiant floor heating system and sustainable building materials.


Wooden Valley Winery, Suisun City, CA $5,000,000

30,000 sq. ft. including wine production, storage, tasting, tours, special events facilities and offices


Westwood Winery, Santa Rosa/Kenwood, CA $4,000,000

30,000 sq. ft. with 5000 sq. ft. caves, crush/press/fermentation facilities on multiple levels


Vinquiry Wine Laboratories Addition, Windsor, CA $500,000

Expansion of existing commercial building including offices, warehouse and site development.


Residence Addition, Healdsburg, CA $250,000

Designed kitchen and family room renovation and addition on country farmhouse.


Residence, Healdsburg, CA $500,000

3000 sq. ft. Mediterranean styled home on hillside lot utilizing passive solar and thermal mass design principles.

Mueller Winery, Windsor, CA $800,000

5000 sq. ft. Crush/Press facilities, Fermentation room, Case Storage, Office/Lab


Lancaster Winery, Healdsburg, CA $1,800,000

15,500 sq. ft. Crush/Press facilities, Fermentation/Tank room, Case Storage, Tasting Room and Offices


Residence, Healdsburg, CA $850,000

Complete restoration and addition to historic (1865) wood framed two-storey residence.



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