If So, What?

by Louis Lin

Although IKB is mostly known for its work on private residences, we sometimes venture on projects of a much different nature. Last year, our Interiors department was corralled into partnership with a group of art enthusiasts with a mission to redefine the contemporary art scene in the digital age. IF SO, WHAT? is a hybrid o... Read More



by Molly Denver

One of my roles here at Ike Kligerman Barkley is to set up educational opportunities. In addition to just wanting to learn and needing to stay abreast of developments in our field, those of us with architectural licenses have a continuing education requirement for every license we hold. Additionally, those of us tha... Read More


American Academy in Rome

by Thomas A. Kligerman

So I am heading to Rome. Looking up at the Pantheon to the 27 ft diameter oculus. The American Academy will be my home for the next six weeks where I will be a Visiting Scholar. The sabbatical will afford me the time to pursue a number of things besides time to reflect.  Coffers in the dome of the Pantheon. T... Read More


Architectural League x Ike Kligerman Barkley

by Samantha Herzog

On Friday, November 4th we had the honor of hosting the Architectural League at our office for their First Friday Happy Hour. The front of the event handout drawn by our Principal Architect Alex Eng.The event gave us an opportunity to look at our design process on finished houses, projects under construction and those ... Read More


Jethro Coffin House Reimagined

by Ike Kligerman Barkley

A group of NYSID students designed two rooms in the Jethro Coffin House, the oldest house on Nantucket, for Nantucket by Design, a festival of design taking place this week, organized by the Nantucket Historical Association. The house was built in 1686 as a wedding gift to Jethro Coffin and ... Read More


Light it Up: Exploring the Urban Electric Co. Workshop in Charleston

by Ike Kligerman Barkley

We took our 2016 Strategic Planning Retreat to the architectural gem that is Charleston, South Carolina. In addition to its rich history, delectable low-country cuisine, and exquisite beauty, Charleston is also home to the bespoke "bench-made" lighting fixture company, Urban Electric Co., that graciously hosted a day of lea... Read More


Looking Back at 2014

by Ike Kligerman Barkley

2014 has been a fun and busy year at Ike Kligerman Barkley.We've had the privilege to continue working with the best craftspeople, clients and collaborators we know - and feel grateful that we've met so many more this year! Looking back at a great 2014 and forward to a fantastic 2015:New projects, small and large, near and ... Read More


Stanford White Award: The Black and White House

by Ike Kligerman Barkley

We're thrilled to announce that Ike Kligerman Barkley has received a 2014 Stanford White Award! The Black and White House is recognized in the Residential Category, for new buildings over 5000 square feet. This house drew on English and Swedish country precedents, specifically details from the 18th century home of... Read More


Ike Kligerman Barkley Celebrates Oktoberfest

by Ike Kligerman Barkley

This past weekend the staff of Ike Kligerman Barkley celebrated the annual fall picnic by marking Oktoberfest at the Pilsener Haus Biergarten. Employees came by plane (at least the San Francisco staff), train, boat and bus to mark another year at Ike Kligerman Barkley. There were plenty of familiar faces, a few new babies t... Read More


Celebrating the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show with Carlton Hobbs and Ike Kligerman Barkley

by Ike Kligerman Barkley

This past Tuesday evening, we were honored to host, along with Carlton Hobbs, a party celebrating the upcoming San Francisco Fall Antiques Show. It was a glittering night at the Carlton Hobbs townhouse, showing support for an excellent show that benefits an excellent cause - the Enterprise for High School Students. We ... Read More


The Inaugural Julia Morgan Awards

by Ike Kligerman Barkley

Last night, Ike Kligerman Barkley was recognized with the inaugural Julia Morgan Award from the ICAA-Northern California Chapter in the Commercial, Civic and Institutional Architecture category for the John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building at Stanford University. A glamorous crowd descended on the spectacular Carolands for ... Read More