Cohn + Associates has been providing high quality residential architectural services since 1987. We are committed to designing homes and remodels that reflect our clients needs and desires.
Located in Solana Beach, CA. we have extensive experience along the coastal corridor including, Coronado Island, Point Loma, La Jolla, Solana Beach, & Cardiff by the Sea. We have also designed projects in Los Angeles, Coastal San Luis Obispo County, Mammoth Lakes & Napa Valley.
Our firm offers a variety of services including planning & design, design development, construction document preparation and construction administration. We are experts in preparing the required documentation for discretionary design approvals & in navigating through the process of obtaining the necessary approvals. This experience makes us thoroughly familiar in working with the California coastal commission and with communities having their own local coastal plan.
Our Design philosophy is to provide a range of styles that suite our client’s desires. Working closely with our clients, we listen to their project’s needs and goals. We then guide them through the creative process producing design solutions that fulfills their expectations.
GARY COHN Architect
University of Cincinnati Degree: Bachelors of Architecture, 1981
State of California, 1985 Architectural License No. C15560
State of Arizona, 1996 Architectural License No. 30713
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, 1994 Certificate No. 45,298
Mr. Cohn has a wide variety of experience in the architectural field. He has been practicing architecture for the past 30 years and founded the firm of Cohn + Associates in 1987. His experience includes all phases of architectural practice from programming & planning to construction observation & administration in both the public and private sectors. As the principal architect of Cohn + Associates he is responsible for directing all phases of a project including design, construction document preparation and construction follow through.
Mr. Cohn's past experience includes work on both new construction and renovation/alteration projects. Project types include single family homes, multi-family residential, hotels, retail, office, tenant improvements and warehouse/industrial. His background includes planning and design of hotel conference centers, retirement communities and apartment complexes.
Mr. Cohn's previous work history includes time spent in the Chicago area working for the prestigious firms of Skidmore, Ownings & Merrill and Charles Kober & Associates. In Southern California he has worked for a variety of medium to small firms including Robert Barnett in Beverly Hills and Sillman/Wyman, Inc. in San Diego.