Our Work

Gelfand Partners Architects creates impact through smart, sustainable design for schools and colleges, affordable housing, community facilities, and commercial projects. Our designs have provided educational spaces for 25,000 students, created 6,000 units of housing, and raised the standards for high-performing schools and rehabilitative housing. This year we’re celebrating 20 years in the business of sustainable design!

Education

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Blach Intermediate School

Housing

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Veterans Commons

Community

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Presidio Transit Center

Commercial

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1035 Market Street

Our Clients

Education

University of California, Berkeley
Contra Costa Community College District
Peralta Community College District
San Francisco Community College District
Yuba Community College District
Berkeley Unified School District
Livermore Valley Joint 
Unified School District
Los Altos School District
Marin Horizon School
Mount Diablo Unified School District
Oakland Unified School District
Palo Alto Unified School District
Redwood City School District
San Francisco Unified School District
St. Brendan’s Parish School
Sonoma Valley Unified School District
John Swett Unified School District
Travis Unified School District

Community

Archdiocese of San Francisco
Baker Places Residential Treatment Services
Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center
California State Parks
Central City Hospitality House
Children’s Council San Francisco
City of Healdsburg
Compass Community Services
1st Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto
Homebridge
Homeless Prenatal Program
Laurel Hill Cooperative Nursery School
Mission Economic Development Agency
Mission Neighborhood Centers
Presidio Trust
Project Open Hand
Ruth’s Table Art Program
San Geronimo Valley Community Center

Housing

Affordable Housing Associates
AIMCO Development
Baker Places Residential Treatment Services
Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center
Bethany Center Senior Housing
Bethel AME
Chinatown Community Development Center
Domus Development
EAH Housing
East Bay Asian Local Development Corp.
East Bay Community Recovery Project
Eden Housing
Fairstead Capital
Housing Authority of the City of Alameda
Housing Authority of the County 
of Santa Clara
Jamboree Housing Corporation
John Stewart Company
Lake Merritt Hotel LLP
McCormack Baron Salazar
Mercy Housing California
Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition
Presidio Trust
Related Company California
Resources for Community Development
Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living
Satellite Housing
Tenderloin Neighborhood 
Development Corp.

Commercial

    Beneficial State Bank – 
B Corp
    Impact Hub SF – B Corp
    1035 Market Street LLC
    Beresford Hotels
    National Amusements Corporation
    PG&E
    The Moseley Corporation