F I R M   D E S C R I P T I O N

 

murakami/Nelson has been in continuous practice since 1955 and is one of the oldest established

architectural firms in the East Bay. Our projects have included urban planning, new buildings, adaptive re

-use, historic preservation, programming, space planning, and tenant improvements. We welcome projects

that have complex programs, present unique design challenges, and are committed to sustainable design.

 
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Michael T. Murakami, AIA
Principal

Education: University of California, Berkeley, B.Arch
Registration: Architect (CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)

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John Nelson, AIA
Principal
Education: Syracuse University, BA, M.Arch
Registration: Architect (CA), LEED AP

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Lorna Dare
Associate

Education: University of California, Berkeley, BA Arch
Registration: Architect (CA), LEED AP

 
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Ariana Canova
Education: University of California, Berkeley, BA Arch
Registration: Architect (CA), LEED AP

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Kevin Chang
Education: University of California, Berkeley, BA Arch

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Damien Watson
Education: University of California, Berkeley, BA Arch

 

FIRM HISTORY

A brief history of various projects and milestones in the history of our firm.

1955-1965

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1965-1975

 
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6515brickyardcove.jpg
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1975-1985

 
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1978-hme.jpg
1980s-OFFICE1.jpg
 
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70s-LD.jpg
1980s-OFFICE-SK.jpg
 
79-bay-farm-library.jpg
 
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83-villas.jpg
Cal-Sports-Memorial-Stadium.jpg
 
memorialstadium-hof.jpg
 
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1985-1995

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Cal-Sports-MM-Sketcth1.jpg
 
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86-LVTC.jpg
UC%20Berkeley%20University%20Hall.jpg
 
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93-AAC.jpg
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1995-2005

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baybridge08.jpg
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9807-MELROSE.jpg
 
99-Tak-Eshimas-70th.jpg
 
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niello-Land-Rover-Rocklin.jpg
nielloporsche1.jpg
 
nielloaudi3.jpg
 
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2005-Present

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presidioparkway1.jpg
 
ashland1.jpg
 
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Merritt-College RENDERING.jpg
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