Location: San Jose, CA
Completion Year: 1998

Roald Gundersen worked as the Project Designer with K&CZL Architects & Planners on this $17 million restoration and remodel of the 1877 St. Joseph’s Cathedral. The paintings on the left side of this page are among seven beaux arts style watercolor renderings that Roald executed for this project. Other responsibilities on this project included: Design of a 50,000 square foot Chancery/Rectory/Parish Hall; Client contact in programming and design presentation; Coordination of seven consultants on design and CAD; Coordination of consultants and specialty craftsmen for earthquake reinforcing, stained glass restoration, exterior plaster restoration, sculpture and painting restoration and remodeling, and the restoration of a 100-year-old mechanical organ; and Design of liturgical furniture and altars.