From Home Builder Digest, March, 2021
Mission Viejo is a developing residential city in Orange County with easy access to nearby business districts. The city is known for being the largest master-planned community built as a single project, which provided the city a plentiful selection of neighborhoods. Those who are looking for new homes in Mission Viejo or upgrading existing ones should consider hiring an architect to ensure a seamless process.
This list features the best residential architecture firms in the city. These firms have the industry experience and the knowledge of the area and its intricacies in order to build well-designed homes. To come up with this list, our editorial team compiled a shortlist of local architects and assessed each using a set of criteria. We took each firm’s work history, capacity, awards, accomplishments, then took the overall quality of work into consideration. The result is this list of the best of Mission Viejo.
Kristine Sprague Architect
944 Calle Amanecer, Suite D, San Clemente, CA 92673
Kristine Sprague is a veteran of over 20 years when it comes to residential design and green architecture. She studied at Cornell University and completed semesters in Rome and in Washington DC. Sprague has extensive experience in working on various projects all over South Orange County. She leads a team of designers and architects providing high-value projects ranging up to a million dollars. She has devised a 3D modeling scheme that presents the vision to clients, and she and her team provide assistance with permitting, bidding, and construction observation.
The firm’s thorough service and wide range of design experience lead to projects like the Spanish Colonial Revival home. The home takes a nod from its original context in 1927 while upgrading some key features for modern use. Sprague made use of the sloping topography by adjusting the silhouette of the home to enhance the quality of the entire residential project.