Rossington Architecture

Rossington Architecture

Rossington Architecture is a full-service architectural firm dedicated to excellence in design and design management. Founded in 1999, the firm's work focuses on residential projects, including additions, renovations, new homes, multi family housing and mixed use. Other projects have included two yoga studios, two rock climbing gyms and a corporate retreat in Shanghai, China and various commercial work. The work is based in modernity and is derived directly from its context, taking cues from existing conditions and carefully interpreting the needs of the client. Detailing is kept purposefully clean, simple and timeless.

We are strong proponents of environmentally sustainable projects and enjoy working with clients and contractors crafting green, workable solutions based on myriad concerns, including budget. 

We are San Francisco Bay Area architects, passionate about architecture, its relationship to the immediate community and the world at large.

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Phil Rossington
founded Rossington Architecture in 1999. He leads every project in the office and is heavily involved in all design and other decision-making. Phil has overseen more than $75M of construction projects over the years  Prior to starting the firm, Phil spent ten years at Solomon Architecture and Urban Design where he was Senior Associate. During his tenure there, Phil was responsible for a variety of projects including single family homes, SF Bay Area affordable housing, luxury town homes in Hong Kong, a medical facility in San Rafael and a passively cooled funeral chapel in Houston, Texas.

Phil received his Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1989 from Cornell University, Department of Architecture, Art and Planning, where his thesis project, An Architecture of a City, was included in the Cornell University archives.


Lucas Rossington is currently attending Syracuse University’s School of Architecture and is expected to graduate in the spring of 2024 with a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch). He works both virtually and in the office during his time away from school, focusing on gaining valuable experience within the field of architecture by composing a variety of drawings and models

Maeve Rossington co-founded Rossington Architecture with Phil in 1999. Maeve is a Realtor in San Francisco and Marin counties for Compass Real Estate where she is highly regarded by her loyal clients and fellow colleagues for her candor, straightforward communication style and ability to get the job done. She understands the market, is an excellent negotiator and stays calm under pressure.She brings over 13 years of experience in advising her clients through the sale and purchase of their primary homes and investment properties. She will work relentlessly to attain the  best possible outcome for her clients.

Maeve was raised San Francisco and graduated from UC Berkeley. Prior to being a realtor Maeve enjoyed a successful career at Oracle Corporation in enterprise software sales and client relations. While working for a multi-national corporation and managing a global team was exciting, the allure of real estate was irresistible. In 2005 Maeve left Silicon Valley to launch her Real Estate career.


Nicole Hanks began in residential architecture as an intern in high school, studied art history at UC Davis and architecture at IUAV (Venice, Italy). She has a Master of Architecture from Cornell University, where she attended 'Cornell in Rome' and participated in the '06 Rotterdam Biennale.
She sees residential design as an individualized experience that is built out of a collaborative objective that balances vision and pragmatism. She is always looking to gain more with less impact, and finds that success can be found in the smallest details.