Accent Architecture


A small firm with great ideas, vast resources and diverse clientele, accent is a San Francisco Bay area based full service architecture and design practice led by Sandhya Sood, Principal.

We are dedicated to creating spaces that embody a sensorial experience; are graceful, vibrant, adaptable and healthy to the users and the community.

Our work is a synthesis of cultural and historical enquiry, sustainability and contextually responsive architecture. A collaborative process with the client, builder, consultants and architect keeps client desire, functionality and efficiency at the core of each unique project. Innovative design and spatial configuration incorporates green design and inventive ways of assembling materials to optimize cost and enhance comfort and usability.

accent's portfolio consists of projects of varied scale and complexity; from interiors, renovations and additions to new houses and housing, commercial, institutional and urban master plans. A depth of understanding of preservation, community, urban and environmental challenges as well as a breadth of experience in design build, construction, management, programming, zoning variances, conditional use applications, regulatory permits and dealing with government agencies enables us to deliver affordable contemporary, elegant and ecological projects.