Darrel DeBoer

Darrel DeBoer is a Northern California architect and furniture maker. (DeboerArchitects.com) With thirty years of practice, he has used strawbales, earthen & lime plasters, earthen floors, structural bamboo and salvaged materials as an alternative to toxic and scarce materials. A board member for nearly a decade of NorCal, ADPSR, and designer/builder of Alameda County Waste Management Authority exhibition booths, Darrel has taught sustainable building techniques through UC Berkeley Extension,

the Academy of Art, the County of Alameda and the City of San Francisco.



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