Menlo Place

Menlo Place, Menlo Park Prior to renovation, this site was an outdated corporate campus of four two-story buildings serving a range of tenants. The landscape consisted of lawns and curving paths, with few usable exterior spaces for social activities or communal gathering. The design reconceptualized the landscape as an element of equal importance to the […]


Constitution, Menlo Park The project includes two 8-story buildings with 500,000 square feet of office space, two parking structures, a pocket park and a linear park along Bayfront Expressway. After the developer’s portion of the project was complete, we began tenant improvements at the office buildings: a collaboration between Facebook, WRNS and Thuilot Associates.   A pedestrian flow interweaves from sidewalk […]


Independence, Menlo Park As the first phase of a new high-tech campus, the primary goal of this landscape project was to seamlessly link an eight-story office building, adjacent parking garage, café, and fitness center. A unifying materials palette, bold forms, and elegantly simple planting scheme organizes the site’s complex constraints into a dynamic arrangement of comfortable plazas, walkways, […]

Orchard Commons

Orchard Commons, San Jose Thuilot Associate’s objective was to re-conceive Orchard Commons, an industrial park in San Jose, as a multiple-use outdoor retreat space for a six-building, 14-acre office complex. This 70s-style office park has been transformed into an elegant campus that is ecologically sensitive and fully ADA accessible.   Connectivity between buildings has been maintained while […]

Natoma Development

Natoma Development, Los Altos Hills This affluent community has a proud history of protecting its country character through a commitment to large lots, rejecting any kind of retail building, limiting urbanizing elements like sidewalks and streetlights, and developing an extensive network of walking and horseback trails. As demand for new Bay Area homes has surged, […]

Institute of Noetic Sciences

Institute of Noetic Sciences, Marin County Located on 200 acres of rolling hills above Petaluma, CA, the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) is a nonprofit organization sponsoring research, workshops and retreats about the potential of human consciousness, mind, and spirit. The outdoor space functions as stage, dining room, congregation spaces that transition elegantly with the surrounding native landscape. Incorporating tenets of […]

Biltmore Clubhouse

Biltmore Clubhouse, Cupertino Social interaction extends outdoors from the new clubhouse with a variety of usable spaces set within a tree-filled garden. Planting and hardscape define a range of spaces for people to swim, cook, dine, and relax. The cool blue of the pool is juxtaposed against the warm wood of the perimeter wall and platform seating. A fireside lounge area, spa and lighting extend the use of the […]

Alta Bates Campus

Alta Bates Campus, Berkeley The Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) on the third floor of Alta Bates Hospital can be a stressful environment for parents and staff. An adjoining roof terrace presented the opportunity for a therapeutic outdoor garden to provide relief in a healing environment.   The design provided an economical and weight-saving approach to meet the rooftop constraints. Perpendicular steel planters filled […]

Newark Civic Center

Newark Civic Center, Newark The City of Newark is engaged in an ambitious redesign of their Civic Center, replacing a 60’s era building with a new, modern City Hall, Library and expanded space for the Police Department.   Working with a team that includes three architectural firms and many community stakeholder groups, Thuilot Associates developed a plan that […]

College Prep School

College Prep School, Oakland Thuilot Associates developed one of the earliest portions of this new campus project. Stone, water, concrete, hardwood and planting are composed to form outdoor rooms for the educational community that was taking root in this hillside site in Oakland.