Ten Seventy Architecture is a modern architecture studio that helps people who love amazing architecture overcome the challenges of adding an addition to their homes by offering an integrated design + permitting process so they can live their best lives.
Our team of professionally licensed San Diego modern architects + project consultants has the experience + expertise to help you add a room addition to your house so it finally becomes the home that you've always wanted.
Adding an addition to your San Diego home is an excellent remodeling project to increase the living space of your house as well as its property value. We love working with our clients on addition projects because they allow for tons of flexibility + creative ways to enhance your home (even if you've got a budget you need to stick to).
Whether you're interested in adding a small new room, second story addition, large garage, new kitchen, sunroom, or a master suite, our team of San Diego architects can help with your home remodel.
We offer a streamlined design + permitting process that helps homeowners get their projects done quickly and without any stress. Further, we can advise you on materials to help you secure extra design value - so you can have the addition you want without breaking the bank.
Because of our unique project process, we have the resources to handle your renovation process 100% in-house. This allows us to ensure quality, meet your deadlines, and give you a single point of contact for regular communication throughout the project process.
Watch the video here for a quick overview of our modern architecture process.
A home addition in San Diego is a terrific way to quickly add extra living space to your home with far less involvement (and cost) that would be required in a complete design and remodeling or renovation project. Whatever your reasons for starting this project, our team will listen to your needs + goals to help you design an incredible addition that enhances you and your family's everyday life.
We have over a decade of experience helping homeowners in San Diego add incredible additions to their homes. Our portfolio showcases several projects where we went above and beyond to help homeowners add additions to their homes that not only enhance the design but also perfectly fit our clients' lifestyles to create a living space that is tailored to their daily life.
Our architecture team is professionally licensed, certified, and aims to develop real relationships with all clients to create the best project outcome. We truly believe in designing homes that are tailored to each client's lifestyle, and our extensive experience allows us to achieve this for each and every client. Our team will be with you every step of the way from beginning to end to ensure a seamless project execution.
Sean is a graduate of NJIT, where he studied architecture + industrial design. He relocated to San Diego in 2009 to open the boutique architecture studio, Ten Seventy Architecture, focussing predominantly on modern, minimalist, + creative architecture. Sean has also won various awards for modern furniture he has designed.
California Registered Architect
LEED Accredited Professional
Bachelor of Architecture (NJIT)
Certification in Project Management (SDSU)
Margaret is also a graduate of NJIT, where she studied architecture + civil engineering. She relocated to San Diego in 2010 working at a LEED consulting firm before taking a job as a project manager in San Diego’s permit office for 5 years. Later she brought her skillset to Ten Seventy Architecture where she manages projects + permitting.
LEED Accredited Professional
Bachelor of Architecture (NJIT)
Masters of Civil Engineering (NJIT)
Certification in Project Management (SDSU)
Shane is the most senior Architectural Designer at Ten Seventy Architecture. He is assigned to larger projects which have high aesthetic requirements. Shane brings an expertise in architectural rendering to the Ten Seventy Architecture team. His design work is streamlined and considerate.
Jen-Ni is our Architectural Designer who works on projects which require greater graphic illustration. She works on our aesthetic commercial projects as well as small modern ADU projects that require tight planning and out-of-the-box thinking. Jen-Ni is a talented designer who can develop good ideas into beautiful architecture.
Nolan is the team’s Architectural Designer who works on custom residential projects which require the highest level of attention to detail. He has worked to refine our 3D printed study models as well as build templated architectural processes. Nolan brings a modernists rational to our projects.
"Sean is the guy if you are looking for a San Diego architect. I was referred to him via a mutual business connection, and couldn't be happier with his work...The final product was phenomenal. I could not be happier. His work was not only exactly what I was looking for, but he did it in a timely fashion. "
"An element we loved about Sean was his ability to see creatively from the very beginning. And I can tell you that when we walked out of the meeting with Sean, we both looked at each other and said: “That’s the guy we want” And we’ve had no regrets ever since."
“5.000 stars. The recent opening of our ophthalmology practice has been a year in the making, and Sean Canning from Ten Seventy Architecture was integral to the successful design and execution of our space.”
“Highly recommend working with Sean, he is a licensed Architect who puts the customer's best interests first. I have worked with Sean on several projects, his thoroughness streamlines the project helping save money and time.”
Any addition to your home requires a fair amount of preparation. To make this research process for you easy, we've produced an awesome "Dream Home" resource that will walk you through the entire architecture process and show you specific ways to save time, money, and ultimately a ton of stress as your approach adding an addition to your home in San Diego.
If you are interested in a room addition, then you need to check out our free Dream Home resource to quickly get up to speed on everything you need to know to make your project a reality.
Encompassing over a decade of our experience designing + building projects throughout San Diego, it's everything you need to get started researching your project and eventually reaching out to residential architects in San Diego.
This free guide features a simple flowchart that will help you quickly map out a comprehensive strategy tailored to your project. By following this guide, you will be able to save hours planning your project. And once done, you will be able to confidently start your project.
With this guide, you will be able to avoid project delays, hefty fees, and a whole lot of frustration. It’s the complete resource for getting a jump start on your San Diego room addition project and finally design + build the home of your dreams.
Building a home or room addition in Los Angeles is a great way of adding square footage to your existing home. A room addition can make your home more valuable, both to you and on the market. Whether you need a larger family room, an in-law suite, or a home office, an addition can provide that extra room that improves your whole home. We can help with every step of the process.
Our integrated design + permitting methodology is a holistic approach where we manage your project from its conceptual phase right through to obtaining necessary permits. This ensures a streamlined, cohesive process, minimizing potential delays and ensuring consistency in the design and execution.
We can help you with any type of addition to your home. We work both with older homes and contemporary houses. We've found that almost every home and homeowner benefits from an addition to provide more space and create a larger area for loving your life and doing the things you love. Whether it is by adding space to the floor plan under one roof, or by adding a stand-alone ADU, an addition will also make the rest of the home feel more spacious.
Yes, our team includes talented interior designers who work hand in hand with our architects to ensure the interior spaces are as meticulously planned and beautifully executed as the exterior.
Certainly! Whether it's a residential or commercial landscape project, we've got you covered. In fact, we have extensive experience designing numerous commercial tenant improvement projects in the past decade. Feel free to reach out for assistance with your commercial project – we're here to assist you.
With our experienced team and proactive planning, we minimize unforeseen issues. However, in the rare occurrence of unexpected challenges, we address them promptly, ensuring transparency and communication with you throughout the process.
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) can offer additional living space, potential rental income, or a separate suite for guests or family members. They also add value to your property. With Los Angeles' evolving regulations favoring ADUs, they've become a viable option for many homeowners.
We believe in a collaborative approach. Your inputs, preferences, and lifestyle are integral to our design process. We ensure regular updates and seek your feedback at pivotal stages, ensuring the final design aligns perfectly with your vision.
Yes, we offer all kinds of remodeling services. Our premier remodeling designers have been in the remodeling industry for many years, and will help you ensure you project goes smoothly and is delivered in time and on budget.
Whether you're interested in a complete home renovation, a new master bathroom, a new bedroom, a home and room addition, accessory dwelling units, or architectural design, we're here to help.
Our interior designers can help you with your bathroom remodeling, kitchen remodeling, custom home design, or your whole home remodel. Through our design and build process, we also support with home remodeling contractor contacts and management.
We're here to assist you with both your interior and exterior design needs. Our portfolio spans a diverse range of projects, and we take pride in our track record of producing exceptionally beautiful designs and architecture in San Diego. Here are some examples of the services we offer:
- Residential architecture
- Commercial architecture
- Coastal homes
- Mixed-use properties
- Site planning
- Student housing
- Interior design
- Feasibility studies
- New construction
- Historic restorations