bevan & associates - design for everyday
Sonoma People's Choice Award Winner 2016 Houzz Best of 2014 Satisfaction Award

Firm Background

Founded in 2003, Bevan + Associates specializes in custom residential homes for families, couples and developers. Projects span the entire San Francisco Bay Area, Oregon and Southern California. Overall aesthetic and "style" of work is a warm modern feel, with the use of natural materials such as stone, steel, concrete, glass and wood. Clients have loved their new home, filled with ample natural light, efficient space planning and timeless finishes. A practical sensibility is always exercised, balancing budget with creative ideas to achieve the best completed project possible for the client. Bevan + Associates is extremely hands-on, involved from start to finish to ensure that the design intent is met and client's expectations are achieved.

George Bevan, Principal

George Bevan Born and raised in San Francisco Bay Area, George Bevan attended the University of Oregon where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in International Politics, with a Minor in Planning, Public Policy & Management in 1996. Bevan moved on to complete his Master of Architecture degree at California Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2001. He was the awarded the 2001 Medal for Excellence in the Study of Architecture by the American Institute of Architects. Work experience includes, a residency for Michael Folonis, FAIA in Santa Monica designing custom residential homes and mid-century modern restorations. Senior Design at Studios Architecture in San Francisco - leading the design for international projects in Mexico, France and Japan. Finally founding Bevan + Associates in 2003, based in Sonoma, California.

Joel Mendelson, Sr. Design Architect

Joel Mendelson Joel practiced with Robert A.M. Stern Architects in New York City from 1998 to 2008, where he was a Senior Associate, and provided design and team leadership on a wide range of project efforts. In San Francisco and New York, Joel has practiced at Hart Howerton, an architecture and resort-planning firm; and with SB Architects, where he served as the Senior Design Architect for a major mixed-use project along the Mediterranean in North Beirut, currently under construction. Joel holds a Masters Degree in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelors Degree from Oberlin College, with a major concentration in Art History and Studio Art. Joel attended Columbia University’s Shape of Two Cities program, in New York and Paris. In October 2012, Joel was fortunate to serve as the team leader for an AIA R/UDAT held for Seabrook Island, SC, near Charleston. Joel joined Bevan + Associates in 2012 and is a licensed architect in California.