Established in 1906

Our passion is to assist clients in creating environments that support their organizational mission at critical junctures in: learning, healing, living, working and worship. We believe that organizations, and the people who drive them, want to be heard, valued, and understood while also being engaged in creative work. The strong working relationships we create with our clients, firmly rooted in a philosophy of co-discovery and co-creation, have sustained our practice for over a century.

Our History
Walter and Robert Ratcliff circa 1960s

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Flexible and technology driven buildings influence patient outcomes.

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Environments designed for high-tech healthcare providers.

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Higher Education

Transformative and imaginative spaces grounded in student success.

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K-12 Education

Innovative and sustainable 21st century learning environments.

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Goings-on at Ratcliff

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A Day Out on the Golf Course in Support of Peralta Community College District

We are thrilled to have sponsored the Peralta Community College District's Golf Tournament, an incredible event that brought together passionate players for a fantastic cause. 🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️⁠⁠We had a wonderful time supporting all players with entertainment and sweets at hole 14 at the beautiful Sequoia Country Club in Oakland. ⁠

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May 31, 2023

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Ratcliff Joins Stronger Together This Thursday

Ratcliff Architects Principal, Patricia Alarcon, joins a panel discussion for Stronger Together - The Future of Latinx Architecture at Moscone South this Thursday, June 8th from 2-3:30

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June 5, 2023

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Ratcliff Receives Gold and Bronze Award from Healthcare Design for their Renovation/Remodel Projects

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October 14, 2022

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