Studio Urbis is the Berkeley, California-based architectural studio of Thomas Chastain, Renee Chow, and Antje Steinmuller as principals and Chris Lesnett as project manager.
Studio Urbis provides full architectural and urban design services including programming, space planning, and feasibility studies for residential, commercial, and development projects. They are committed to a collaborative process with clients, approaching design by listening, communicating, and discovering the particular needs and qualities that make for successful and unique projects. Whether working with communities, client groups or individuals, they make the design process transparent and open, sharing our thinking and solutions in ways that enable all participants. They believe in an iterative and interactive process that informs all the participants.