Tony Carrasco founded the office in 1982 in Palo Alto. Carrasco & Associates has established a reputation for award -winning designs for environments that harmonize with the contemporary landscape. Their extensive portfolio includes commercial and mixed-use, custom single family and multi-family housing, private and public institutions, as well as urban design and development. The professionals are proud of their collaborative approach to design; the team offers creative solutions to a client and also a framework for a site that responds to a community's needs and aspirations.


Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, & Development


Tony Carrasco is an architect, urban designer, and developer.  Since founding Carrasco & Associates in 1982 in Palo Alto, he has served on the City's Planning Commission and Architectural Review Board.  A recipient of Palo Alto's Tall Tree Award, he continues to participate on multiple committees including the Housing Element and on the Advisory Board of Canopy.
Tony A. Carrasco, Founder & President, AIA
Abha Nehru is CEO of Carrasco & Associates.  She leads the conceptual design and development of residential and commercial projects through construction.  Prior to joining the firm, she owned and managed her own architectural firm in India for 10 years.  Abha has served as a Board Member of the AIA Santa Clara Valley Chapter.
Abha Nehru, CEO, AIA
Grace Lee is a designer and also Adjunct Faculty at the University of San Francisco.  She has been a lecturer in Architecture and Landscape Architecture at Stanford University, and the University of California, Berkeley.  Grace is a LEED Accredited Professional and has served on Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board.
Grace Lee, Vice-President, LEED AP
Arshia Mehta, Project Manager, LEED AP
Carrasco & Associates is made up of a staff of architects and planners with complementary outlooks and a blend of pragmatic and theoretic knowledge.
Vivek Carrasco received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design.  He assists in the design development of projects from concept to construction.  His professional focus is on graphics, web design, architectural drawings, renderings and both physical and digital 3D models.
Vivek Carrasco, Senior Designer