Founded in 1927, Spencer Associates operates as a general architectural firm. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., it has experience in the areas of educational, civic, institutional and recreational design. The firm s wide range of services includes programming, master planning, architecture, interior design and interpretive design. It has accomplished educational projects for universities/secondary schools, civic facilities for municipalities as well as museums/visitor centers for state and federal clients throughout the country. In addition, the company has worked on recreational projects for local, state and national parks.