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ZivPotampa, n. An architectural design firm located in San Francisco providing comprehensive design, planning and project management services for commercial and private clients for over twenty years;. Architect Thomas Ziv created the studio based on a simple philosophy that “when a high level of quality and attention to detail extends to every aspect of a project, a resonance is created which can be perceived in the project as a whole when completed

Most of our clients simply say that things feel right. This quality ethic has always included solving problems efficiently with creative design solutions and rigorous project management scaled to each clients needs regardless of the size, complexity or scope of the project. Every client has direct personal contact with the principal of the firm throughout the process. Environmental sustainability and sensitivity to site specific issues have been considered a matter of course since the studio began along with seeking out the best construction technology, craftsmen and materials available. We extend this same simple ethic to our collaborative design development and construction administration process which is responsive, rational and informed. We know how to build and permit our designs and have consistently aided our clients achieving a successful out come to their projects both fiscally and aesthetically.

Quality, n.  A very simple idea yielding sophisticated and elegant results.