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Andrew Carpentier Senior Associate

Andrew Carpentier is a licensed California architect with over 30 years of professional experience with residential, commercial, retail, public sector and historic preservation projects. Current projects include renovations to the Malonga Casquelourd Arts Center, (Formerly Alice Arts Center), in Oakland; a new health clinic in Oakland's Chinatown for Asian Health Services, renovation projects on Laney College Campus as well as several fa├žade improvement projects for the City of Oakland

His projects have ranged from a $96 million seismic upgrade and addition to the historic Pasadena City Hall to being the architect-of-record for a prestigious 38 story, high-rise office tower in downtown San Francisco. His clients have included the Oakland International Airport, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, the National Parks Service, Esprit Corporation, Charles Schwab and FEMA.

Long active in the historic preservation community, Mr. Carpentier served on Oakland's Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board for 11 years, 4 years as Chairman. He has also served on the board for two non-profits; The Friends of Oakland Parks and Recreation for three years and as a trustee for Oakland's historic Dunsmuir House and Gardens for four years, where he directed the introduction of several new, historically compatible public service buildings into the historic estate.

Mr. Carpentier has extensive design experience and is well versed in managing design teams and technical consultants. His strengths include historic preservation, providing technical direction, project scheduling, assembling construction documents and construction administration. Additionally, Mr. Carpentier has experience working with a variety of federal, state and local codes and regulatory agencies as well as community organizations and other project stakeholders.

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1982
Bachelor of Architecture, Honors in Architectural History