Established in 2004, Diana Bellgowan, Architect is a small, single-architect practice offering a full spectrum of design services for both commercial and residential projects, including custom homes, residential renovation and additions, historic rehabilitation, health care facilities, retail spaces and restaurants.
It is my belief that each project should be a unique solution created through collaboration, so I work using a team-based approach involving clients, contractors, consultants, and local artisans in the design process. Together we create elegant buildings that meet the intended need; incorporate sustainable construction methods and energy efficient technologies; and use local, renewable materials whenever possible.
It's been a busy summer, designing several new restaurant projects set to open this Fall and Spring.
I continue to focus on finding ways to incorporate energy efficiency technology and sustainable materials in my designs, and am really excited about the Bar Arancini project where we'll be creating a permanent building using shipping containers (it's been great fun, sort of like playing with an adult version of Legos).