Glenn Rescalvo, FAIA


Glenn Rescalvo FAIA is a Partner at Handel Architects and is based in San Francisco. He oversees a large portion of the firm’s work, and has led the design for notable projects in cities around the world. Mr. Rescalvo's projects have received recognition locally, nationally, and internationally.

Current work includes a variety of projects in San Francisco including Pier 70 Parcel K North, 1320 Washington Street, 321 Florida Street, 3333 California Street, and 955 Sansome Street. In Seattle, he is leading the design of 801 Blanchard Street, in Los Angeles he is leading the design for a new mixed-use complex at Angels Landing, and in Austin he is engaged in a number of projects including the new Four Seasons Private Residences at Lake Austin.

Recently completed work in San Francisco includes Four Seasons Private Residences 706 Mission, Coterie Cathedral Hill, Serif and The Line Hotel, Union House, 950 Tennessee, 288 Pacific, The Pacific, and Murano. In Austin he recently completed the Proper Hotel and Residences, and in Los Angeles he completed Ten Thousand, a new luxury rental tower. International work includes the Isidora 3000, a 31-story mixed-use complex in Santiago, Chile and the Rosewood Abu Dhabi, a 1.1 million sq. ft. luxury, hotel and residential development on the coast in Abu Dhabi in the UAE.

Prior to opening the San Francisco office in 1994, Mr. Rescalvo was a Senior Designer at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. Mr. Rescalvo's work has been published in Urban Land, Architecture, Architecture + Urbanism, Oculus, Architectural Record, Interni Magazine, and Icons of Architecture: The 20th Century.

Mr. Rescalvo holds his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and his Master of Architecture from Cornell University. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, the Residential Builders Association, the San Francisco Chapter of the Site Planning and Urban Research Foundation, and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).

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