The Panoramic

1321 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

"The role of the architect, or designer, is that of a very good thoughtful host, all of whose energy goes into trying to anticipate the needs of his guests."

- Charles Eames


Arterra . San Francisco, CA

Kwan Henmi

Kwan Henmi Architecture & Planning was founded in 1980 by Sylvia P. Kwan, FAIA, LEED AP BC+C and Denis A. Henmi, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C. Our firm is dedicated to providing high quality architecture, interior design and planning services, with specialized expertise in housing, transportation, education, commercial and civic projects.

Kwan Henmi’s residential experience includes high-rise, affordable, market rate, mixed-use, and student housing. Our residential projects have received notable awards for design excellence, including the Harry H. Edwards Design Award presented by the Design Build Education & Research Foundation, the Gold Nugget Award presented by the Pacific Coast Builders Conference, and the Design Excellence Award presented by Multihousing News.

Our strength lies in the knowledge and expertise of our team, who bring a comprehensive understanding of managing complex residential projects.  Through close involvement with the client, the community, and sub-consultants, our team is knowledgeable at providing our clients with quality projects.