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Eric Miller, AIA

Eric Miller opened his award-winning architectural firm in Pacific Grove in 1987 and has since completed over two hundred projects in Monterey County. Eric Miller balances the vision of his clients with site features such as views, to create buildings with character-defining appearances resulting in extraordinary interior and exterior spaces.

These exceptional buildings, both commercial and residential, allow his clients to live a lifestyle that includes convenience, style, and beauty.


Residential Design, Award of Merit
American Institute of Architects, Monterey Bay Chapter

Historic Awards
Pacific Grove Heritage Society

Commercial Design, Award of Merit
American Institute of Architects, Monterey Bay Chapter

Monterey Bay Design Competition
Best Residential Exterior

Best of Houzz, Design 2016


Design includes the various phases of schematic design and design development as Eric Miller creates the three-dimensional reality of a client's program through artistic architectural designs and renderings. With the assistance of a professional team, Eric develops the client's needs and wishes into the design through the preparation of design reviews and construction documents.

The architectural team coordinates the design with engineers, designers, and consultants preparing documents for agency approvals and construction. The EMA team will successfully guide clients through the design review and permitting process.

Construction administration becomes an integral part of the design process for the approved construction drawings to become the built form. With Eric Miller's assistance, the general contractor will be selected and guided through the construction process to meet the design intent of the building.

The specifications and shop drawing review are an integral part of the details and aesthetics of the building. Under Eric Miller's direction, the result will be a building of distinction.

Interior design is a separate entity under the direction of Eric Miller's design expertise. A professional interior designer works closely with the architecture of Eric Miller, integrating the best of both professions.

The Eric Miller Interiors has the staff to provide services for independent interior design projects as well as working with Eric Miller's architectural projects. The scope of interior design varies from window treatments and furniture layout, and procurement to complete tile, finish, and fixture packages integral to the architectural style of the building.

Executive Management

Eric Miller - AIA | Architect, Principal

Luyen Vu | Vice President, Director of Operations

Carla Hashimoto - AIA | Architect, Associate

Alem Dermicek – AIA | Architect, Project Manager

Production Team

Diosdado Marquez

Susan Hall

Hannah Miller

John Keiser

Cristo Staedler

Office Management

Jo Balestreri | Business Manager