I practice the philosophy of organic architecture, which briefly means integration with the building’s site in a sensitive manner, the use of natural materials, the sculptural flow of space through the interior, bringing the outdoors inside visually without losing a secure sense of shelter, developing an artistic theme that is used throughout the building and finally the use of strong geometry to produce a sculptural statement.

I find that when I succeed with this quest the owners’ lives are inspired with beauty and serenity and they feel they have acquired a truly original work of art.


University of California, Berkeley Bachelor of Architecture, 1957
3 Honor Awards in Design

Professional Practice

Principal, Gary Tucker Architect Santa Rosa, CA 1977 – present

Principal, Gary Tucker Architect Marin County, CA 1959 – 1977

Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin, 1957 – 1958

Professional License

Registered Architect, State of California, 1963

KRON — TV Award

Recently my firm was chosen by KRON — TV as 2009 Best of the Bay architect for Sonoma county. Please view the brief video that they filmed on site at one of my recent┬áhomes showing a few of my designs plus a short interview about my career.

Click here to view the video.

A portfolio of beautiful California homes integrated with their settings.