Scotts Valley, CA
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Please contact us with any questions you may have concerning your adobe restoration project. We are happy to help in any way that we can.




Mailing address:

Gil Sanchez Architect, FAIA (E)
3012 Glen Canyon Rd
Scotts Valley, CA 95066




Mailing address:

Cesar A. Medina, AIA
979 Eames Walk
West Sacramento, CA 95691

Sanchez Architect’s project drawings and files are archived at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library in Special Collections under the title Gil Sanchez Papers
To view:

For more information about historic adobe preservation:

Preservation Briefs:
Brief No. 5 Preservation of Historic Adobe Buildings:

Brief No. 39 Unwanted Moisture in Historic Buildings:

National Park Services Preservation Services:

Cornerstones Community Partnerships, a non-profit organization encourages traditional building techniques within rural Hispanic villages and Indian Pueblos in New Mexico. See their Web page for how to order their excellent handbook “Adobe Architecture Conservation Handbook”. —

For more information about adobe and new construction:

Getty Conservation Institute –
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1679

Modern adobe in New Mexico
This online publication, from the web site of the State of New Mexico’s Energy Conservation and Management Division, provides extensive information on adobe. Topics covered include the types of earthen bricks and walls, energy used in adobe buildings, and various production techniques. The New Mexico adobe building code comprises one of the appendices.

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