Mr. Kyle Chan has over 20 years of experience in the architectural field and has been a licensed architect since 2008. He has participated in and completed a wide range of projects including commercial shell buildings, retail, office tenant improvements, and new residential homes and remodels. His notable projects include Town & Country Shopping Center, Panda Express and the AT&T retail store, all of which are located in Palo Alto, CA. His area of focus right now is custom single family house design.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Kyle came to the US to study architecture in 1996. He was educated at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC) and Cornell University. During his time at Cornell, he travelled throughout Europe and spent half a year in Rome. In 2003, after graduating from Cornell with a professional degree in architecture, he moved to the Bay Area, practicing architecture with renowned firms in the Palo Alto area.
Kyle has worked with different municipalities, from the East Bay to peninsula cities. He is specifically knowledgeable in the cities of Los Altos and Cupertino.
Kyle's philosophy is that a building should represent a client's vision, lifestyle, and everyday needs. He believes that a great project requires clear communication between the client, the architect and the contractor. Besides designing great buildings, his mission is to guide and educate his clients through the entire construction process to minimize any miscommunications with the contractor.
He is passionate about music and the arts, especially sketching. Kyle has been playing guitar for over 20 years and loves to play bible scripture songs. He is also interested in traveling to observe different culture and lifestyle.
Kyle is fluent in foreign languages such as Cantonese and Mandarin.