AE DESIGN is committed to providing each client with affordable, accurate and timely results. Our approach is personalized and straightforward. We work with homeowners, developers, business owners and planning departments to make sure that a permit is issued as quickly as possible.


Whether you're designing a custom home, in need of tenant improvements for a retail/industrial space, or are a developer looking to make a great impression with your next project - we're here to help you get there.


  • AE DESIGN was founded in 1989. The firm is owned by Alan G. Estrada, a Martinez, California native.
  • Mr. Estrada earned his degree from the University of California Berkeley in 1978 (Go Bears!) after serving in Vietnam.
  • Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Estrada studied under architect, Allan Johannes of Montclair.
  • Mr. Estrada is licensed by the California Architects Board, License #C20258. Verify


  • September 2013:  Mr. Estrada was instrumental in gaining certification from the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) for a new two hour floor/ceiling occupancy separation material, saving his clients tens of thousands of dollars in tenant improvement costs, while helping to make a more eco/cost friendly construction product available to all architects and contractors nationwide.