Comstock & Kaufman Inc.

4.69 |6 Verified Ratings
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Comstock & Kaufman Inc.

4.69 | 6 Verified Ratings
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7668 El Camino Real #104-345
Carlsbad, CA 92009
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Comstock & Kaufman Inc.

Space Matters - Particularly Yours!

With over 25 years’ experience designing residences in California & Texas, and two offices to serve you, The Kaufman Collaborative (formerly Comstock & Kaufman Architects) is committed to provide creative, workable solutions that are beautiful, cost effective and environmentally friendly. Passionate about every design, we listen carefully and work with you to consider all aspects of design and pay strict attention to your wish list. Consequently, we’ve developed long-term relationships and repetitive clients. Our stated objective is to remain close to each project from start to finish. We accomplish this through a hands-on approach during construction to ensure that you receive what you paid for. We believe that good design is essential, and above all want our clients to be happy with the process and passionate with the outcome.


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Service Area

  • Houston
  • San Diego
  • Spring
  • Carlsbad
  • Oceanside
  • Escondido
  • La Jolla
  • Vista
  • Newport Beach
  • Beverly Hills
  • Los Gatos
  • Poway
  • Rancho Santa Fe
  • Santa Monica
  • Sugar Land
  • Encinitas
  • Humble
  • Katy
  • Carmel
  • Manhattan Beach
  • Richmond
  • San Marino
  • Del Mar
  • Magnolia
  • Malibu
  • Atherton
  • Corona del Mar
  • Newport Coast
  • Los Altos
  • Kingwood
  • Fulshear
  • Pasadena
  • Venice
  • Bellaire
  • Missouri City
  • Carmel by the Sea
  • Montgomery
  • Simonton
  • Pasadena
  • Santa Barbara
  • Menlo Park
  • Solana Beach
  • Camp Pendleton
  • Pacific Palisades
  • Cardiff by the Sea
  • Saratoga
  • Coronado
  • Laguna Beach
  • Palo Alto
  • Playa del Rey
  • Conroe
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Services Offered

Architects & Engineers
  • Architect
Designers & Decorators
  • Building Designer
  • Interior Space Designer

Areas of Expertise

  • New Custom Home Design (from microhomes to large estates)
  • Major Home Remodels (1200 sf or greater)
  • Commercial & Institutional Architecture
  • Commercial Tenant Improvements and Space Planning
  • Religious Architecture & Bank Facilities

Quick Facts

Business Hours
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
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  • Free Estimates


In Business Since: 1981
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Central Ft. Bend Chamber of Commerce
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Active member of the Central Ft. Bend Chamber of Commerce

Recipient of Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Rookie of the Year 2013

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I love designing buildings and spaces.

We started in this industry in 1980 in Corona Del Mar, California.

We describe our business as Well established

Favorite Pet

Portuguese Water Dog


Comstock & Kaufman Inc.

My Work
10 Projects
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5.0   |  
Review by in Oceanside, CA
I have been working with them for about 3 years now, it took me awhile to finally figure out how much remodel work I could afford. Richard Kaufman has stuck with me through a few troubling contractor problems, my pick not his. Rick has gone to the city and county for me to help straighten out some problems caused by the first contractors incompetance. I am happy with the finished project.
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Review by in Oceanside, CA
We interviewed 7 architects for our whole house remodel: 3 from Service Magic, 4 that friends suggested. Rick was the perfect choice for our big house remodel with the not-so-big budget. He quickly understood our family�s design aesthetic and needs. A brilliant, artistic architect, Rick designs stunning homes and giant bridges, churches and buildings. Yet his fees are competitive, a bargain for his skill, attention to detail, and desire to please. He finds unique, cost-effective solutions and will work until you�re satisfied. He�s reliable, responsive, calm, patient, and a very nice guy. We were fortunate to find Rick Kaufman for our project.
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Review by in San Diego, CA
Rick Kaufman is creative, a joy to work with, reasonably priced, and professional. I will use him again and recommend him.
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Review by in San Diego, CA
Rick was extremely helpful thorough out the entire construction process. He has a keep eye for good design and how that applies to construction. I was impressed in the way he ensured my ideas and needs were always addressed. He worked in conjunction with my contractor and landscaper as well as with the subcontractors. Very glad we chose him!
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Review by in Vista, CA
Fast initial response but responses afterwards were poor. Rick Kaufman can go missing for several days. He wants to be paid the day he submits an invoice and goes awol after being paid. Doesn't respond timely to planning departments (over 60 days and no response so far).
Response by Comstock & Kaufman Inc.: We are disappointed that this client chose to express himself in a public venue before speaking with us directly. We are addressing his concerns and are proceeding with the work (with additional services) without compensation. He was cited for building without a permit and asked us to correct this problem. Subsequently he changed the terms of our agreement regarding payment and failed to supply required documents requested by the Building Dept., thus delaying the permit. We have a proven track record and trust that the reader will recognize this rare occurrence, understand our position and recognize our intent to rectify the situation.

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Review by in Oceanside, CA
I highly recommend this company.
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