Stanford Hoover Office Building and Conference Center

The Stanford Hoover Office Building and Conference Center is a beautiful multipurpose building, consisting of a grand entrance with 20-foot walnut archways. The impressive 400-seat auditorium was named in honor of Everett “Sparky“ Hauck and his wife Jane, and consists of 20-foot custom-crafted, grain-matched walnut pillars. There is also a 440-seat room featuring thick walnut


California’s first integrated Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense joint health care clinic is located in Marina, Calif. This new 146,000 square-foot facility will serve military members, their families and veterans. General Contractor – Otto Construction Architect –  Nichols Melberg & Rossetto, Architects & Engineers

250 Montgomery

This private office lobby consists of custom-built wooden slats that were applied over the marble walls. The marble is visible through the slats, creating both warmth and beauty in this space.

Sacramento Kings Entertainment and Sports Center

Northwestern Design manufactured and installed the casework at the Sacramento Kings Arena. The flooring from Arco Arena was removed and sent to NWD to finish and manufacture into the face panels of the concession stands. The dark finish contrasts beautifully with the white, backlit, 3form. NWD also performed work in other areas of the arena

Red Bluff Courthouse

This five-room courthouse was a needed upgrade to the Tehama County Judicial System. The new courthouse replaced all of the court facilities in Tehama County except the Juvenile Justice Center. The 62,000-square-foot building included improvements in security. The FSC cherry wood gives the court a warm and rich feel. The entry way for the judges

Bay Area Headquarters Authority

The Bay Area Headquarters Authority is taking up residence in the heart of San Francisco’s up-and-coming Rincon Hill neighborhood. The former World War II tank assembly plant – which was turned into a U.S. Postal Service facility – now serves as the headquarters of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Association of Bay Area Governments and the

Gompers and LPS Richmond Schools

This state-of-the-art school brings many changes for the Richmond students. The material in the gymnasium is perforated to make intricate designs in the panels. As you can see in the photos, the perforations create images of sports figures. The gym is used by students and the community. The use of Rulon in the entrance and

University of California Berkeley, Lower Sproul Student Community Center

NWD installed millwork and casework in three separate buildings at UC Berkeley – Eshleman , Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar E. Chavez. This project was a large arrangement of wood furniture, wood and plastic laminate casework, composite and engineered stone countertops and work surfaces. Trespa wall paneling was utilized in the Chavez building. The

Fairplex Trade and Conference Center

The Fairplex Trade and Conference Center is home to the LA County Fair, and accommodates all sorts of conventions and events. Northwestern Design was able to come up with a solution for the beautifully curved walls that worked well, and was exactly what the designer wanted. General Contractor – Summit Builders Construction Company Architect – HOK

Exploratorium at Piers 15 and 17

When officials decided to move the Exploratorium to the San Francisco Pier, Northwestern Design was chosen as the architectural millwork manufacturer. The Exploratorium is a wonderful place to visit, providing fun and educational opportunities for all. NWD’s work at the Exploratorium included the architectural millwork and casework in the Bruce Damonte Theater and Bar. In

Yolo Superior Courthouse

The new Yolo Superior Courthouse replaced the one built in 1917, and boasts 14 courtrooms on five floors. The building is a beautiful addition to downtown Woodland. The interior of the courtrooms consists of FSC cherry panels, judge and jury boxes. The stone base trim is a nice accent to the courtrooms. The Council desks

California State University Monterey Bay Library

The reception desks in this library were made of exposed Baltic plywood with mitered corners and red 3form.  The hardware on these reception desks is ergonomically correct allowing for workers to either stand or sit.  The three-story Atrium featured a modern design with elliptical casework. General Contractor- S.J. Amoroso  Architect- EHDD Esherick Homsey Dodge &

Seven Trees Community Center and Library

This new library and community center is full of natural light and different wood applications.  The bright colors and uniquely angled book racks and cubbies make for a friendly environment.  The community center won a design award from the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.   “This is a public building

Gero-Psychiatric Facility

This facility used many textures in the design.  The nurse stations used both natural designs and circles to create a unique look.  Many of the areas also used 3form for added textures. General Contractor – VETCON1 Architect – Aubrey Moore Jr. & Associates

Mills Peninsula Office Building

The interior design includes materials and colors representing elements of nature, this creates a calming effect for everyone using the facilities.  The facility was designed with patient and family comfort as well as medical efficiency.  The millwork and casework add to the calming atmosphere throughout the facility. General Contractor- Turner Construction Architect- Ashen & Allen

Mt. Shasta High School Lab

This lab was designed to allow students to have real time access to experiments and research.  The lab countertop is made of epoxy and the casework was designed to integrate both a lab work area and technology to enhance the students learning experience. General Contractor- Timberworks Architect- Nichols, Melburg & Rosetto   

Palo Alto Medical Facility

NWD provided extensive casework and millwork throughout this medical facility.  The contrast between the light and dark woods creates a very pleasing atmosphere.  From handrail to wall paneling, the quality of the finished product shines through. General Contractor- DPR Construction Architect- Hawley Peterson Snyder

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay

UCSF Medical Center’s new $1.5 billion, state-of-the-art campus in San Francisco in the Mission Bay neighborhood will help improve the health of children, women and cancer patients.  The building is among the greenest urban hospitals in the nation.  On January 28, 2016, it was awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Accreditation, one of

VA Palo Alto Polytrauma, Blind Rehabilitation Center

This trauma center is designed to provide rehabilitative services to Veterans and service members who have had serious injuries.  The goal of the building is to heal our veterans so that they can live meaningful lives.  With a state of the art facility for our veterans, we can feel proud of a project well done.

Valley Health Center Fair Oaks

The sister health care centers in Fair Oaks and Gilroy used Trespa as an interior paneling system.  Not only does it add an interesting appeal, it is also extremely durable and easy to clean.  When thinking of Trespa, you usually think an exterior application.  However, Trespa is also an innovative interior solution.  Its durability, color

Valley Healthcare Center Gilroy

The sister health care centers in Fair Oaks and Gilroy used Trespa as an interior paneling system.  Not only does it add an interesting appeal, it is also extremely durable and easy to clean.  When thinking of Trespa, you usually think an exterior application.  However, Trespa is also an innovative interior solution.  Its durability, color

Corona Del Mar High School Theater

This project consisted of constructing a new 29,000 square foot, 367 seat theater and performing arts building.  The facility includes a state-of-the-art theatrical audio-visual system, black box studio, and highly sustainable features.   Much of the architectural millwork on this project is Plyboo, with the dimensional quality giving the walls a warm, unique look and feel. 

DeAnza College Student Center

The renovation to the high-tech student center was designed to make the student area flow for ease of access.  The building integrates gathering spaces with circulation, allowing for student interaction to take place.  Universal classroom modules can easily be re-configured to accommodate different set-ups to meet the centers needs.  Much of the casework was built

Hastings College School of Law

The Hastings College of Law is full of color and light now.  The faculty and staff enjoy the openness and visual appeal the new design has brought to the school.  The pleasing atmosphere will be enjoyed by all who visit. General Contractor- Biltwell/Trico Architect- The Smith Group   Hillsdale High School Theater Each Red Oak

Hillsdale High School Theater

Each Red Oak panel that was installed inside the Hillsdale High School Theater has a unique shape of its own.  When placed together on the wall it creates an aesthetically pleasing atmosphere that will stand the test of time and serve the school for many years. General Contractor – Gonsalves & Stronck Construction Company Architect

Ohlone College

The circular design and the millwork in this college are very aesthetically pleasing.  The columns throughout the building were wrapped in wood, and the attention to detail creates a beautiful environment for staff and students alike.  The features at Ohlone College will be enjoyed for many  years to come. General Contractor- S.J. Amoroso Architect- TBP

Palo Alto HS PAC

This state of the art facility blends the historical look and feel of the Stanford University campus with modern features of a contemporary theater.  The main theater includes 582 seats, which are grouped into more intimate areas by half-walls with curved, cherry wood caps.  Through the entrance and lobby, you will pass through beautiful curved

San Mateo High School Performing Arts Center

This project was performed under the oversight of the Department of the State Architect (DSA). The theater underwent a complete remodel, with architectural casework and millwork throughout the interior, using African Mahogany as the predominate wood.  The African mahogany is a beautiful contrast to the light colored sound shell and seating.  The lovely stairways have

Stanford University Manzanita Housing

The Manzanita Park Residence Hall is a dorm facility on the Stanford University campus and has 120 Rooms and 3 resident suites. The casework installed on this project creates a warm, comfortable feel throughout the building. Cherry cabinets and quartz countertops adorn the suites and Cherry wainscot and handrail run throughout the hallways and stairs.

University of California Davis, Graduate School of Management

The project became LEED® Platinum Certified in 2011.  It is the first platinum MBA school in California to achieve this certification.  The architectural millwork included renewable and sustainable resources. General Contractor- Sundt Construction Architect- Sasaki Construction 

University of California Davis, Robert Mondavi Institute of Food and Wine

Many recycled and sustainable materials were used in this project.  The millwork in the lobby area is reclaimed old growth redwood from massive olive tanks built by George Windeler CO in the 1930’s.  They were re-milled and finished to create the beautiful paneling.  The cabinets in the labs are made of  Kirei Board, a pressed

Pier 27 Cruise Ship Terminal

The new 2 story cruise ship terminal can handle 2,600 passengers regularly and up to 4,000 as needed.  The terminal was built in the hub of the embarcadero to allow passengers direct access to the city.  The mobile check-in booths were built of blue 3form material giving them the iridescent glow as the sun comes