What We Do

Caroline Dooley Architects is an award winning firm specializing in custom, single family residences.  We are recognized for designing contemporary homes with a peaceful, timeless quality. Recent projects feature old world detailing with the comfort of modern technologies. The timeless quality of our homes spans all styles – modern, contemporary and traditional architecture. We value the passion the owner brings to the project.  “Our collaboration with an owner is creative and transparent,” Caroline says.  ”We are inspired beyond our own capabilities and the resulting design is magical.”


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Caroline Dooley - Principal

Caroline Dooley is a native of Los Angeles, CA with a Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She counts both classical and modern architects as her influences.  Working with Mark Singer of Laguna Beach solidified her love of timeless, contemporary architecture. Clarifying an owner’s vision is Caroline’s greatest strength.  She opens the door to create the home her clients have always dreamed of.

Francis Czerner - Associate

Francis Czerner is a licensed architect with a Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. His 19 years in the field of architecture includes working under Wallace Cunningham in San Diego. Francis is an asset on any project because he strives for timelessness and elegance in design. In his off time he loves to design and build furniture.