Career Highlights

1971 Decided to become an architect in 7th grade while in George Schultz’s drafting class at Herbert Hoover Middle School in San Francisco. 1983 Graduated University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture. 1984 Obtained my California contractors license and started Rothblatt Design & Construction Company.  1988 Stopped working as a contractor and got my first job in an architecture firm, working as a draftsman. 1991 Obtained my architect’s license from the State of California.  1993 Started my current business Andre Rothblatt Architecture working out of my one bedroom apartment. 1998 First time getting published in Sunset Magazine.  2000 First time getting published on the cover of a national magazine, House Beautiful, Kitchen & Baths (see article).  2001 First appearance on national television, “Beds & Baths” hosted by Joan Kohn on HGTV (see video).  2002 First of four appearances on “Ultimate Kitchens” on the Food Network 2003 Completed construction of my home in Bernal Heights which was featured in Fine Homebuilding Magazine.  2004 House in Bernal Heights featured in the annual AIA (American Institute of Architects) Home Tour.  2007 Co-hosted seminar with Chief Building Inspector of San Francisco Department of Building inspector (see video).  2008 After seven public hearings, my design of a four story, 23 unit mixed use building is unanimously approved by the City of Berkeley.  2009 First 5 star review on Yelp, straight A review on Angie’s list and continuing to rate A+ by the Better Business Bureau.  2010 Completed my 17th year in business and my 8th year of tenancy at the San Francisco Design Center.  2015 Moved into my “forever” office in the heart of Dogpatch.  2016 Featured on the cover of AIASF magazine San Francisco Architecture Small Firms, Great Project. (see cover).  2018 Lombard St project featured on the first page of the SF Chronicle (see article) and reviewed by architectural critic John King 2019 My tile design for the Tompkins Stairs approved by SF Arts Commission, project featured in SF Chronicle (see article)