Taruno S. Vega Building Designer
Custom Residences
Custom Residences
  • I am available as a consultant to Architectural Offices, General Contractors or Developers for single and multi-family residential projects, having designed and/or documented several other types of projects (School, Gymnasium, Library, Club House, Retail Store, et cetera) in my 37 years of work in the architectural field.
  • I have organized and headed the design department of a design-build company, with another architect and 3 draftsmen under my supervision, to the owner's complete satisfaction.
  • I can offer telecommuting with AutoCAD files and have plotting capability in my home office, working with ease by hand (preferable for small projects) or electronically (preferable for large or susceptible of many revisions projects).
  • Habitually I work with two Structural Engineers, but I am open to collaborating with your own choice of professionals.
  • You can call or fax to 650-747-0654 or email to taruno@coastside.net to meet and find out how can I assist your projects.
  • References provided upon request.



  • Private practice: Design and documentation of custom country and in-fill urban residences; remodel and additions in several locations of the San Francisco Peninsula counties (1,400 to 7,000 sq. ft.).
  • Design development, presentation and work drawings for the architectural offices of William Churchill AIA, Half Moon Bay, CA and Larick Alan Hill AIA, Portola Valley, CA.
  • Creation and direction of Design Department for design-build company for Planit Right, La Honda, CA.
  • Work drawings for retail stores (avg. 700 sq. ft.) for Fisher Development, Inc., San Francisco, CA.
  • Design assistance for commercial space planning of several offices (500,000 sq. ft.) for Space Planning Assoc. San Ramon, CA.
  • Design assistance for townhouses development (60 apartment and 4 typical houses, 78,000 sq. ft.) for A. Nichols, AIA, Santa Rosa, CA.
  • Work drawings for 120 units of townhouse developments (180,000 sq. ft.) for M.E.A. Architects, Santa Rosa, CA.
  • General drafting for Jon Jang AIA, Redwood City, CA.


  • Design, renderings, work drawings and part-time supervision in field of weekend houses and interior decoration of houses, apartments and retail stores, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Design development, work drawings, and part-time supervision in field of 8 different apartment condominiums in downtown Buenos Aires and suburban neighborhoods for Acher, Bossero, Roman & Assoc. Architects.
  • Design assistance, renderings and work plans of a farm and recreational complex in the province of Buenos Aires including 5 different buildings, swimming pool, artificial lake, children's playground, tennis court, skating rink, farm buildings, greenhouse, outdoor furniture and landscaping design for Bossero-Roman Architects.
  • Design of 3 apartment tower buildings (16 to 22 floors, 165,000 sq. ft.) in Belgrano, Buenos Aires, for SUNECO S.C.A. Construction Co.
  • Design of 5-floor, 4 vacation apartment condominium in Pinamar (Atlantic beach, Argentina), lobby, services and outdoor design (38,500 sq. ft.) for SUNECO S.C.A. Construction Co.
  • Design assistance and renderings of Pepsi-Cola offices in Bogotá, Colombia, for M. Winograd, Architect.
  • Design assistance, presentation drawings and renderings for national competitions (school and hospital at province of Santa Fe, Argentina) for Bossero-Charriere-Roman Architects (1st mention and 3rd prize).
  • Design assistance of housing and school in isolated cities in the province of Misiones, Argentina – national competition – for Bossero-Charriere-Roman Architects (2nd mention).
  • Presentation drawings and scale model of "Fundacion Bariloche" main campus (library, auditorium, bar-lounge, offices, parks, sailing and water sports facilities) in the province of Rio Negro, Argentina for Clorindo Testa, Architect.
  • Presentation and work drawings of condominiums, technical high school and gymnasium in downtown Buenos Aires and "Sociedad Hebraica Argentina" country club for R. Tomasov Architect.
  • General drafting for Baliero, Bullrich, Cordova & Associates Architects.
Country & Urban Residences Designed to Meet Your Personal Needs and Preferred Style
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