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What Others Are Saying
“WE LOVE THE HOUSE… and the way the curves of the roof are lined up with our entry walkway is incredible. You Drew, did a fantastic job designing this house. Thank you very much… We LOVE this house and pinch ourselves each day to make sure it’s really ours.”
“I really appreciate that you and your staff were at the forefront of pushing green building and sustainability long before most people knew the terms existed. I remember back in the mid nineties when it was really only your team and a few others that were making things happen in San Diego. Thanks to your efforts, and those like you, there is a much clearer path towards a more sustainable future.”
“It was a great pleasure for me personally to work with Drew and James Hubbell on this project. I and my colleagues especially appreciated their calm, professional, responsive approach as well as their commitment, creativity, collaborative spirit and respect for our project budget and timeline. The Port is very proud of the Pacific Portal project. Hubbell’s distinctive artistic structure has become a real landmark and focal point—both from land and water—on the shore of San Diego Bay….It was a pleasure working with them in every respect, and I would certainly recommend them for future commissions.”
“As an occasional participant in the San Diego Friends Meeting at the Church of the Brethren, I want to thank you for the inventive and graceful building that you designed.”
“In 2005 I had the opportunity to work closely with Hubbell & Hubbell Architects and Schmidt Design Group on Briercrest Park, a very successful project located in the City of La Mesa….Hubbell & Hubbell was very good to work with on this project. They were responsive to the City’s direction and added significant value to the project with their creativity and attention to project objectives. Community approval of the final project has been overwhelmingly positive upon completion and use of the park.”
“We really enjoy our new [straw bale] home. It has lived up to our dreams so far. It stays cool in the summer, staying in the low to mid seventies most of the time, got into the high seventies a couple days when the outside temp was in the high nineties for a week. The winter temps are great. It has yet to drop under seventy except in the mud room, which we keep closed off from the rest of the house. We do use the wood burning stove; however, one full burn a day keeps it warm enough for t-shirts for 24 hours. It’s a great home, and a big hit for all those that have seen it. The home feels like a favorite sweater; warm, comfortable, and easy to move around in.”
“Blending the practicality of architecture with the beauty of art and nature into ‘soul-stirring’ cost and energy-efficient structures might seem noble yet unattainable, until one reviews the catalog of Hubbell projects: residences, schools, chapels, sculptures and mosaics.”
We absolutely love the house. We wouldn’t change a thing!
The sisters’ rooms are better insulated in the new building so not as many of us have gotten sick. The insulated walls keep us warm from the mountain air.
When the principals discussed architect selection, it was amazing how quickly the clear choice emerged as Drew Hubbell of Hubbell and Hubbell Architects. It became quickly evident that Drew & James Hubbell enjoy rock-star status due to their artistic architectural designs that are known to be on the cutting edge of the “green” movement. All subsequent contacts the principals have had with the architect have supported the correctness of choosing Hubbell and Hubbell. (On Casas Verdes)