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Marchi and Associates has collaborated with individuals and large corporations throughout the western states, successfully completing over 1500 projects. The project types include custom homes, housing tracts, apartment buildings, condominiums, retirement housing, skilled nursing, shopping centers, office buildings, financial institutions, churches, wineries and tasting rooms, and restaurants.

We listen carefully, we explore ideas, and we deliver creatively designed buildings that respond to the client’s needs and the project’s particular setting. Over the past years, the practice has gained in-depth working knowledge on varied building types and how to deliver them successfully.

Currently we are only taking 2 to 3 projects on at a time, so our client’s gain the benefit of our full attention. Our mission is to make this complicated process as enjoyable and rewarding as possible.


brett marchi

Brett Marchi founded Marchi & Associates in 1986. A native of California, he grew up working at the family’s lumber and building material yard. This set-in motion a life-long passion for design and construction. Brett graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in architecture. He is currently licensed to practice architecture in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Washington, is a LEED Accredited Professional and has served on the Santa Barbara County Board of Architectural Review (CBAR), City of Solvang Design Review Board and contracted to function as the City of Buellton’s Design Review Consultant.

Brett lives in Ballard with his wife Linda, where they have a small hobby farm that rescues unwanted or abused donkeys. In his off time, Brett loves to travel, surf, sail and hang-out with donkeys.

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