Innovative and Functional Design

4 Design Architecture and Planning has over four decades of comprehensive experience in the design areas of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional facilities. The firm has an excellent working relationship with state, county and local governmental agencies in California and has successfully completed over two thousand projects since its inception.

Residential and Commercial Design

Our residential process combines multiple disciplines in a rich composition of functional, thoroughly connected spaces designed to unite the experience of indoors and out.

Our commercial design services create better user experiences through clear and compelling environmental function in commercial developments.

Let’s create something beautiful

Kennith L. Chriss, Principal Architect

With over 40 years of a professional architectural background as the Principal Architect/Owner of a successful firm, Mr. Chriss has proven expertise in business development, construction administration, personnel management, and strategic planning.

His vast experience in architectural design, construction document production, contract administration and technical skills with electronic media including a firm understanding of building codes, sustainability and ADA issues, has enabled Mr. Chriss to provide complete architectural services for type V thru type I buildings. He has developed and maintained positive relationships with professional consultants and permitting authorities, which result in, successful, on time, on budget projects for clients.