"…a passion for unique architecture…"


       Rick Salpietra, Architect


We are a full-service architectural firm that specializes in high-end custom residential design. With over thirty years of experience, Richard Salpietra Architect, Inc. has the talent and creativity to give you not only what you want, but more than what you expect.

Rick Salpietra graduated from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, with honors. He studied architecture extensively throughout Europe through the Universita di Firenze in Florence, Italy, European Studies Program.

Rick is a California licensed architect & licensed general contractor. He has designed homes in California, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina, Texas, Edmonton, Canada and Tokyo, Japan. Rick's designs have been featured on the cover of Dream Homes, San Diego Home/Garden, Better Homes and Garden, and Fine Homes and Estates.

Rick also collaborates with many different design professionals including architects, industrial designers, interior designers, commercial designers and other talented professionals as a consultant for design creativity. He is a valuable resource for reviewing and critiquing design concepts in terms of design quality, construction ability, and compliance with community design guidelines.