We specialize in designing fine custom homes. David is an environmental architect who is a pioneer in passive solar and sustainable architecture, creating buildings that heat and cool themselves naturally. He has designed everything from award winning homes to condominiums and office buildings. We offer finely crafted custom home designs as well as predesigned plans, with completed projects in most states across the country.  We’re sure there’s something here that will interest you. Welcome and start clicking!plans-for-sale-4

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In 2004 my wife and I selected David Wright, AIA to design our “retirement home” in the Sierra Nevada foothills. His design process, using an extensive questionnaire and collaborative personal interaction resulted in an initial design that met or exceeded 95% of our requirements and expectations on the first iteration. With a few minor modifications we ended up with the home of our dreams. David’s varied and extensive experience produced a beautiful “contemporary southwest” design on a topographically demanding site. His refined design sense, combined with his expertise in cutting edge building technologies produced a very elegant and thermally efficient home; one that continues to amaze those that visit as well as the two of us that are fortunate to live there.

We couldn’t be more pleased with the process, professionalism and results of our association with Mr. Wright.


Project Examples

David Wright has over 30 years experience designing private residences, commercial & institutional structures, custom homes and remodels and additions. Click here to see some examples of our projects.



We focus on architecture as functional art. As Solar Environmental Architects, we embrace a wide scope of appropriate technologies to design buildings that respond to the individual client’s needs, the site, the climate and the regional character.

Solar Design

As an early pioneer in passive solar design, David has designed solar architecture for virtually all climate zones and has authored three books which have helped define the principles of architectural climate design and the types of architectural solutions which are the mainstream concepts today.