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.
NCARB Certification: Application pending
1978 Henry Adams Medal and Certificate of Achievement, American Institute
Eugene A. Silva Architect --------------------
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
1996 - 1997
RHL Design Group --------------------
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 --------------------
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 -----------------
Santa Rosa, CA U.S.A.
Experience: Draftsman for commercial office projects
Memberships and Positions
1984 – 1995
Member Redwood Empire Chapter, American Institute
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
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
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.