Established in 2006, shands studio focuses on residential, educational and small commercial projects throughout the Bay Area.  With over 18 years of experience and a diverse portfolio, founder Barbara Shands received her Bachelor of Design from the University of Florida where she also attended the Preservation Institute in Nantucket, MA and Vicenza Institute in Italy.  She continued her education at UC Berkeley completing her Master of Architecture degree in 1998.  As a visiting critic for student projects and previously an adjunct professor in the Department of Art + Architecture at University of San Francisco, she remains involved in academics.  She has also volunteered with non-profit organizations including Habitat for Humanity and Architecture for Humanity.

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