Berglund Architects creates sophisticated residential architecture through an artful integration of the site’s opportunities with the clients’ personalities, lifestyles, dreams and budget. The firm fosters a highly professional, creative and fun environment that encourages exploration and open minded collaboration with its clients that leads to distinctive homes and long lasting personal relationships. Berglund Architects strives to create unique, beautiful, timeless architecture inspired by its clients which is harmonious with its surroundings and has the power to positively affect its clients’ life experiences.
Berglund Architects utilizes freehand sketching and advanced 3D design software to help clients envision their innovative architecture. The firm’s designs have a comfortable casual elegance that incorporates local vernacular, indoor – outdoor living, refined detailing and a rich warm palette of natural materials.
Berglund Architects integrates practical and proven energy efficient, sustainable and healthy indoor building practices into all of its homes. The firm has harmoniously incorporated photovoltaic, hot water and passive solar as well as geothermal heating and cooling into its projects and has designed several LEED homes- two of which are expected to achieve LEED Platinum certification. In an effort to further minimize its impact on the environment, Berglund Architects is a member of “1% for the Planet” and consequently donates 1% of gross revenue to local environmental causes.
Located in the Vail Valley, the firm is led by Hans Berglund who prior to founding the firm in 2004 had been a principal with CGY Architects of Aspen where he worked for 10 years. Hans has been a licensed Architect in Colorado since 1995 and graduated from Cornell University School of Architecture in 1991.