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Welcome to the second installment of our new interview series on building your dream home. This month FORMA Construction talks with two of their collaborators: Designer, Geoffrey DeSousa, and Architect Cass Calder Smith, to discuss what they find are the most important things to consider when hiring your Contractor. Let’s hear what the experts have to say!

  1. Research the Team.

Geoffrey: I believe, first and foremost, do your homework. Ask neighbors and friends who they have used and what were the pros and cons of each. While putting together your team, architect, interior designer, and landscape designer, ask these professionals…

In our new interview series, FORMA Construction talks with some of the Bay Area’s most distinguished architects and designers about what to consider when embarking on a new construction project. In our first article, we sit down with Interior Designer Kari McIntosh and Architect Takashi Yanai to discuss some of the most important things to consider when building a new home. Let’s see what the experts have to say.

Waverley Residence designed by EYRC. Photo by Matthew Millman.
  1. Spatial Characteristics

Think about the type of environment where you thrive. Do you prefer large open areas, intimate nooks, or a mix of both? Some spaces may benefit from ample light…


FORMA Construction is a Contracting and Development firm partnering with premier Architects and Designers to execute distinctive projects.

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