Dear valued clients and consultants

 As a community, we are all involved with the risks of COVID-19. Craiker Architects and Planners are taking all necessary precautions and measures to protect our staff, clients, families, and community during these uncertain times. Our staff will be available for your assistance. Job site visits and project meetings will be limited to conference calls, emails and text messages to the best extent possible.


Normal operating hours will be maintained during this time.

Meetings will be held via conference call.

Our staff will be available via phone, email, or text.

Our design and production staff will continue in office or remotely on projects.

As we work through these trying times, it will be our goal to maintain our services to our clients and staff. If you are in need of getting in contact with us, please send an email to, or We get back to you as soon as possible.


We are very committed to keeping your project moving forward and assisting our community.

 Sending positive, healthy thoughts!



The Northbay has had its share of housing shortages and the recent wild fires in Sonoma and Napa have only made the crisis worse. With dwindling development opportunities, skyrocketing infrastructure and construction costs, the choices are either attached townhomes or moving out altogether. Alternatively, to achieve the great American dream of homeownership, small lot subdivisions with compact but efficient housing is the best alternative.

Craiker Architect&Planners has been at the forefront of the design and construction of  of high density detached homes for over 30 years. Their latest design, the Napa Villas, in Browns Valley, the heart of Napa Valley, will provide 36 different  homes with both single-family detached and stacked homes with rentable accessible apartments. 


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Napa Architect Designs Replacement Spire for Notre Dame Cathedral in Contest

Last month, images of the burning roof of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris captured the world’s attention. Horrified by the devastation, yet also inspired, Napa architect Chris Craiker felt compelled to contribute to the efforts to rebuild the cathedral in a unique way. Working with his design team at Craiker & Associates, Craiker created his own version of a replacement spire for the famed cathedral.

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Chris d Craiker, AIA, has been President of Craiker Associates, Architects and Planners Inc. for over 30 years. Providing architecture and planning services throughout Northern California and the Pacific Rim. As a registered Architect in California and Hawaii, Craiker specializes in commercial, residential, renovation and mixed-use communities. Craiker has won over 30 prestigious Design and Planning Awards including the PCBC “Home of the Year” award.