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Jun 25, 2022
University House Austin
Design: Rhode Partners
University House Austin Texas
photo : Casey Dunn
University House, Austin, Texas
University House Austin is a student housing project in the heart of the West Campus neighborhood of Austin, Texas. The project was conceived as a linearly organized residential tower set atop a low plinth functioning as a parking garage.

Jun 7, 2022
Rebel Road Residence, Austin
Design: Steve Zagorski, Architect
Rebel Road Residence Austin Texas
photo : Kuper Sotheby
Rebel Road Residence, Austin
Rebel Road is a “ramp house” that is elevated and almost hovering above the lower level functions. We often refer this type of house in Texas as an upside down house. In Austin Texas we are located in what is called the hill country.

Apr 29, 2022
Design Office, Austin
Design: Clayton Korte
Design Office Austin Texas
photography: Casey Dunn, Chloe Hope Gilstrap
Design Office, Austin
Located on North Lamar Boulevard just north of downtown Austin, Clayton Korte’s office embodies the firm’s commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration and to fostering discourse in the design community. The mid-century office space is home to two design practices, Clayton Korte and Word + Carr Design Group, a landscape architecture firm.

Apr 19, 2022
Albert Hotel, Fredericksburg
Design: Clayton Korte
Albert Hotel Fredericksburg Texas
image : Clayton Korte
Albert Hotel, Fredericksburg
Located on Main Street in historic downtown Fredricksburg, Albert Hotel builds on the 175-year legacy of the Keidel family’s relationship with this Hill Country town. The hotel is located on the site where the Keidel family pharmacy and homestead still exist, both of which are integrated into the new hotel development.

Apr 12, 2022
Uptown ATX Mixed-Use Community, Austin
Design: SWA/Balsley
Uptown ATX Mixed-Use Community Austin Texas
render Courtesy of Brandywine Realty Trust
Uptown ATX Mixed-Use Community, Austin
Construction is officially underway on the $3 billion, 66-acre master-planned Uptown ATX neighborhood, whose public realm is designed by SWA/Balsley with Coleman & Associates. The new project will introduce workspace, multi-family, retail, hospitality, and a new Capital Metro Rail Station in the heart of Austin’s second downtown.

Mar 12, 2022
The Independent, Austin – the tallest residential building West of the Mississippi
Design: Rhode Partners, Architects
The Independent Austin Skyscraper, TX, USA
photograph Courtesy Rhode Partners, photo by Nick Simonite
The Independent Austin Skyscraper
The Independent, the iconic Austin skyscraper designed by Rhode Partners, has achieved LEED Gold Certification, confirming its international status as a green building. It has also been recognized by the 2022 CTBUH Awards, in which it has won an Award of Excellence in the “Best Tall Building – Residential” category.

Jan 27, 2022
Virgin Hotel, Preston Hollow, north Dallas
Architects: 5G Studio Collaborative
Virgin Hotels Dallas Texas
photo : Robert Tsai
Virgin Hotels, Dallas, Texas
The new Virgin Hotel in the Dallas Design District sparks an energy and momentum for a new era of growth in Dallas. The dynamic design for the hotel creates a catalyst structure that captivates from the exterior and provides a completely unique and enlivening hospitality experience on the interior.

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Oct 12, 2021
Lantern House, Austin
Design: Dick Clark + Associates
Lantern House Austin
photo : Jake Holt
Lantern House, Austin
The Lantern House sits on the perfect balance between being nestled into the hillside and rising above it. Designed as two levels for a local entrepreneur and family, the very linear “L” shape is able to spread the main spaces of the house out more evenly across the site in the direction of the topography.

Oct 12, 2021
Ridge Oak Residence, Austin
Design: Clayton Korte
Ridge Oak Residence Austin
photo © Chloe Gilstrap
Ridge Oak Residence, Austin
Originally designed in 1950 by prominent Austin architect Howard R. Barr, FAIA, Ridge Oak Residence a mid-century modern gem is located in the heart of Austin’s Highland Park neighborhood. When Clayton Korte clients bought it from Barr’s son in 2016, they hired the firm to design a complete renovation and addition.

Sep 30, 2021
Horseshoe Bay Retreat, Llano County
Design: Dick Clark + Associates
Horseshoe Bay Retreat Texas
photo : Dror Baldinger AIA
Horseshoe Bay Retreat, Llano County
Horseshoe Bay Retreat is a modestly sized and budgeted weekend residence for an urban couple with extended family. The primary goal was the creation of an optimal atmosphere for entertaining family and friends while capitalizing on the clear, panoramic views of Horseshoe Bay and distant Packsaddle Mountain beyond.

Aug 24, 2021
Reimagined Adobe house blends minimalism with Texas charm, East Austin
Design: Side Angle Side, Architects
Reimagined Adobe house in East Austin, Texas
photo : Casey Dunn
Reimagined Adobe house in East Austin, TX
Architects Arthur Furman and Annie-Laurie Grabiel, of Side Angle Side, have designed architectural photographer, and long-term friend, Casey Dunn his dream Adobe inspired home in the heart of Texas.

Aug 22, 2021
The High House, Austin
Design: Ravel Architecture
The High House Austin Texas
photo : Chase Daniel
The High House, Austin
The High House is configured as a boomerang to accentuate the natural curvature of the land. It perches at the brow of the hill in order to maximize the site’s 180 degree view. The street side of the home includes high walls to provide privacy while allowing plenty of light.

Jun 9, 2021
Hill Country Wine Cave, Texas Hill Country
Design: Clayton Korte
Hill Country Wine Cave Blanco River Texas
photo : Casey Dunn
Hill Country Wine Cave, Blanco River
Hill Country Wine Cave is located at the eastern edge of the Texas Hill Country, this private wine cave serves as a destination along a secluded bend of the Blanco River. Excavated into the north face of a solid limestone hillside, this shotcrete lined tube is protected on the east and west by tall oak and elm trees, allowing it to nearly disappear within the native landscape.

Jun 14, 2021
Herd Immunity Screen, Austin
Design: Forsite Studio
Herd Immunity Screen Austin
image courtesy of architecture office
Herd Immunity Screen Austin
Forsite Studio has completed an installation based on the concept of herd immunity. Conceived as a filigreed mask, the screen is part of a larger curtain wall system for a new wellness center in Austin, TX. The geometry of the Herd Immunity Screen is generated by an algorithm with inputs based on epidemiologists’ estimates for a COVID-19 herd immunity threshold.

Jun 9, 2021
Herrera Law Office, Austin
Design: Clayton Korte
Herrera Law Office Building Austin
image courtesy of architects practice
Herrera Law Office Building, Austin
After years of renting office space in downtown Austin, the clients wanted to invest in a permanent home for their boutique utility and administrative-law practice. The Herrera Law Office project offers an opportunity to create a workspace that will meet their specific needs and reflect their personality and taste.

Apr 7, 2021
Hexagon View Cabin, west bank of Austin
Design: LaRue Architects
Hexagon View Cabin Lake Austin
photograph : Dror Baldinger
Hexagon View Cabin at Lake Austin
The 4,100 SF one-story ‘Hill Country contemporary’ residence sits on a 1.2-acre site on the west bank of Austin, TX. The lot had an existing house – built in the 1950’s as a vacation lake cabin – typical for the area. The original hexagon shaped cabin was renovated with an addition added in the 1970s.

Mar 12, 2021
Live Oak Residence, West Lake Hills
Design: Dick Clark + Associates
Live Oak Residence West Lake Hills Texas
photo : Paul Bardagjy
Live Oak Residence, West Lake Hills
Composed as a series of layers, the facade of the stunning Live Oak Residence unfolds behind a screen of mature live oak trees. The main living space transitions from grounded in the site to completely transparent, floating over the lower level in a breathtaking cantilever, while the back of the house opens up to the hillside, providing panoramic hill-country views.

Feb 18, 2021
George Strait’s Texas Mansion, San Antonio,
George Straits Texas Mansion
image courtesy of TopTenRealEstateDeals.com
George Strait’s Texas Mansion, San Antonio
Known to country music fans as the King of Country, George Strait is selling his bespoke adobe mansion in San Antonio on a 12.2-acre hilltop. Designed by sculptor-turned-architect, Bill Tull, the adobe mansion took two years to build. George’s home is priced at $7.5 million.

Jan 20, 2021
Bellville Project, Bellville, Texas Hill Country
Design: Dick Clark + Associates
Bellville Project Texas
photography : Dror Baldinger AIA
The Bellville Project
The Bellville Project is a multi-structure composition on a sprawling 700-acre site located in the Texas Hill Country. From the onset, the two families who own the property were clear about what they wanted the project to be: a communal ranch, featuring private residences and a shared clubhouse, allowing for both private retreat and regular entertaining.

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Nov 7, 2020
Confluence Park, San Antonio
Design: Lake|Flato Architects + Matsys
Confluence Park San Antonio, Texas
photo : Casey Dunn
Confluence Park San Antonio
The San Antonio River Foundation, is dedicated to enhancing the San Antonio River Basin as a vibrant cultural, educational, ecological, and recreational experience. The foundation tasked the design team with transforming a former industrial laydown yard into a one-of-a-kind outdoor educational center.

Oct 10, 2020
National Medal of Honor Museum, Arlington
Architecture: Rafael Viñoly Architects
National Medal of Honor Museum building design
image courtesy of architects
National Medal of Honor Museum
National Medal Of Honor Museum Foundation Reveals First Architectural Renderings Of The Museum’s New Home By Rafael Viñoly Architects As Part Of A 1-Year Anniversary Celebration.

July 2, 2020
Honest Mary’s, Austin
Architecture: Chioco Design
Honest Marys Restaurant Austin Texas
picture : Chase Daniel
Honest Mary’s Restaurant in Austin
A 2,665 sqft complete renovation of an existing restaurant in Austin, Texas. The softly curving plaster ceiling, custom booths, shelving and wood paneling, paired with plenty of natural light and deep blue accents, resulting in a bright, inviting space.

July 1, 2020
Woodward Duplexes, Austin
Design: Davey McEathron Architecture
Woodward Duplexes Austin Texas
picture : Leonid Furmansky
Woodward Duplexes in Austin
Across the street from St. Edward’s University, a pair of sister duplexes carve out a moment of respite and community for the busy students nearby. An expansive lot located in the heart of a busy collegiate corridor offered a unique opportunity to explore providing affordable but thoughtfully designed residences that engage the communal spirit of the area.

June 30, 2020
River Ranch, Blanco
Design: Jobe Corral Architects
River Ranch Blanco Texas
photography : Casey Dunn and Casey Woods
River Ranch in Blanco
The River Ranch is about the connection to the land. The indoor/outdoor relationship of the spaces is strengthened by specific moments that connect the user to three site features.

June 29, 2020
Filtered Frame Dock, Austin
Design: Matt Fajkus Architecture
Filtered Frame Dock Austin Texas
photography : Charles Davis Smith; MF Architecture
Filtered Frame Dock in Austin, TX
This single-slip boat dock of Filtered Frame Dock is a result of liberation through constraints balanced with sensory experience. Devised concurrently with the property’s new residence, the boat dock creates both tangible and implied connections of experience and shelter.

Feb 5, 2020
Bouldin Creek Residence
Architecture: Restructure Studio
Bouldin Creek Residence Austin Texas
photography : Michael Hsu
Bouldin Creek Residence in Austin, TX
The Bouldin Creek Residence is a new home for a young family, Restructure Studio pays respect to a unique site, including a heritage live oak tree, Bouldin creek, and steeply sloping lot in an established neighborhood.

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Nov 21, 2019
Brownwood House, Brownwood, Brown County
Architects: Dick Clark + Associates
Brownwood House Texas
photo : Paul Bardagjy
Brownwood House
Brownwood House is located on a large secluded site in Brownwood Texas, was designed to stand apart from traditional Brownwood architecture. The owners requested a clean, modern residence with a strong indoor/outdoor connection.

Nov 20, 2019
AISD Performing Arts Center, Austin
Architecture: Miró Rivera Architects
AISD Performing Arts Center
photography : Thomas McConnell and Miró Rivera Architects
AISD Performing Arts Center
AISD Performing Arts Center (PAC) is the first purpose-built, district-wide Fine Arts facility in the 134-year history of the Austin Independent School District.

Apr 12, 2019
Carpenter Hotel, Austin
Architecture: Specht Architects
Carpenter Hotel in Austin Texas
image courtesy of architects
Carpenter Hotel Austin
A hidden oasis in one of the last pockets of Old Austin. It is a compound of buildings of different vintages surrounding a pecan tree-shaded courtyard and pool, and features a restaurant, café, event pavilion, and 93 guest rooms. It has a character that is unlike any other hotel in town.

Dec 13, 2018
Residence 1446, Austin
Design: Miró Rivera Architects
Residence 1446 Austin Texas
photograph : Paul Finkel, Piston Design
Residence 1446 in Austin
Situated in a low-lying field adjacent to both a lake and a quiet lagoon, Residence 1446 was the final element of a ten-year master plan that includes a guest house, pedestrian bridge, pool, and boathouse.

Dec 12, 2018
Hill Country House, Wimberley
Design: Miró Rivera Architects
Hill Country House in Wimberley, Texas
photograph : Paul Finkel, Piston Design
Hill Country House in Wimberley
Conceived as a prototype for a sustainable rural community, the Hill Country House serves as a beacon to show what could be: a self-sustaining home in a rural setting, virtually independent of municipal water and energy.

Aug 13, 2018
Casa de Sombra, Rollingwood, Travis County
Design: Bade Stageberg Cox, Architects
contemporary Rollingwood residence in Texas
image from Chicago Athenaeum
Contemporary Rollingwood Residence
Casa de Sombra, named for an exploration of light and shadow, is a re-thinking of the suburban house that examines dichotomies between interior/exterior, public/private, and what it means to experience light and its absence.

Dec 5, 2017
East Austin District, Austin
Design: architects BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group
East Austin District Texas building design by BIG
image by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group
East Austin District Arena
The new East Austin District created by Austin Sports & Entertainment and designed by award-winning architects BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group is an entirely new sports and entertainment neighborhood tailored to celebrate world-class sports and cultural experiences under one checkered roofscape.

Dec 12, 2016
News from US architecture studio of Miró Rivera Architects
Miró Rivera Architects at Austin Green Awards
image from architect
Miró Rivera Architects in Texas
LifeWorks and the AISD Performing Arts Center took home honors at the inaugural Austin Green Awards celebration on November 9. Launched this year by the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, the awards are the first program “to specifically highlight the outstanding accomplishments in the broad area of sustainable design and innovation” in Austin.

post updated Mar 30, 2021
[Bracketed Space] House, Austin
Design: Matt Fajkus Architecture
Bracketed Space House
photo : Charles Davis Smith, Spaces & Faces Photography
[Bracketed Space] House in Austin
Incorporating the site’s dynamic landscape into the daily life of its residents, this residence is designed as a meaningfully-framed procession through the property with nuanced natural lighting throughout. A continuous and jogging retaining wall from outside to inside embeds the structure below natural grade at the front with flush transitions at its rear facade.

Nov 10, 2016
Threshold House, Austin
Design: Matt Fajkus Architecture
Threshold House
photo : Allison Cartwright – Twist Tours, Charles Davis Smithy
Threshold House in Austin
Sited in the Crestview neighborhood in Central Austin, the Threshold House fits into the humble character of the neighborhood of 1940s homes while also differentiating itself with contemporary design moves and materials. The floor plan configuration optimizes the lot, providing most spaces a direct connection to the back yard.

Oct 13, 2016
Edgeland Residence – Austin Lakeside Property, by Lady Bird Lake, Austin
Design: Bercy Chen Studio, Architects
Edgeland Residence in Austin
photo : Paul Bardagjy
Edgeland Residence in Austin
The unique roof form has been largely influenced by the ancient art of origami while the house itself is a modem reinterpretation of one of the oldest housing typologies in North America, the Native American Pit House.

Oct 13, 2016
Annie Residence in Austin, 306 West Annie Street, Austin
Design: Bercy Chen Studio, Architects
Annie Residence in Austin
image from architect
Annie Residence in Austin
The house was built for two families in Austin and therefore is split into two living areas. The house consists of two pavilions connected by a glass hallway.

Aug 28, 2016
Carved Cube House, West Austin
Design: Bercy Chen Studio, Architects
Carved Cube House in West Austin
photo : Paul Bardagjy
Carved Cube House in West Austin
This new property located in West Austin, is the result of a subtractive process. The original volume, a perfect cube of 38′×38′×38′, was deconstructed with subtle level changes, carefully placed windows, and outdoor terraces shaded by cantilevered louvers, which open up the space as one ascends towards the sky.

May 2, 2016
Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, Lubbock
Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences
image from architect
Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences in Texas
This arts complex will be built in Lubbock, Texas, birthplace of the legendary 1950s pop star whose brief career influenced generations of musicians and fans.

The Secret Life of Buildings: A Call for Objects
A selection of twenty ‘Objects’ will be exhibited for two weeks around a three-day symposium to be staged by the Center for American Architecture and Design (CAAD) at The University of Texas at Austin in October 2016 called “The Secret Life of Buildings.”
The Secret Life of Buildings Architecture Competition

May 23, 2013
West Lake Hills Residence, Austin, Texas
Design: Specht Harpman
West Lake Hills Residence Texas
photo: Taggart Sorensen
West Lake Hills Residence
On a densely tree-covered site in the Austin, Texas exurb of West Lake Hills, Specht Harpman was tasked with the renovation and expansion of a modest 1970’s house. Much of the original internal structure was maintained, but the alterations sought to erase all visible traces of the original house.

Apr 5, 2013
Observation Tower at Circuit of the Americas, Austin
Design: Miró Rivera Architects
Observation Tower Austin: Circuit of the Americas Building in Texas
picture : Paul Finkel | Piston Design
Observation Tower at Circuit of the Americas Texas
Austin360 Amphitheater completed: located southwest of downtown Austin, the Circuit of the Americas will be the host to the United States Formula 1 Grand Prix, MotoGP, V8 Supercar, and American Le Mans races starting with the inaugural race on November 16-18, 2012. Built around a 3.4 mile racetrack, the facility has the capacity for 120,000 visitors and will become a significant attraction for the city of Austin.

Jun 11, 2012
Menil Drawing institute Building, Houston
Johnston Marklee wins this Texan architecture competition
Menil Collection Houston, Texas Building
image : David Chipperfield Architects
Menil Collection Houston

Jun 15, 2011
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Steven Holl Architects Selected for Expansion
Museum of Fine Arts Houston MFAH Texas, Expansion
photograph © MFAH
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
This project will involve the construction of a new museum building intended primarily for art after 1900 to complement the Audrey Jones Beck and Caroline Wiess Law Buildings. It will also try to integrate the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden and the expansion of the Glassell School of Art.

Aug 3, 2011
Irving Convention Center
Design: RMJM Hillier Architects
Las Colinas Convention Center Texas
image from architect
Irving Convention Center
The Las Colinas Convention Centre in Texas, designed by RMJM Hillier’s New York Studio, is wrapped in copper cladding designed to generate a changing patina as it ages over time – a striking and timeless icon for a Western boomtown in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

Jun 20, 2011
McNay Art Museum – Jane and Arthur Stieren Center for Exhibitions, San Antonio
Design: Jean-Paul Viguier S.A. d’Architecture
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio Building
photo : Jeff Goldberg / ESTO
McNay Art Museum
One of the most influential figures in mid to late 20th-century American design, Yale-educated Nelson was a widely respected writer and publicist, lecturer, exhibition curator, and a passionate photographer. After D. J. DePree, president of furniture manufacturer Herman Miller, read Tomorrow’s House in 1945, he hired George Nelson first to create a line of furniture and eventually as the company’s design director.

Texas Architecture

e-architect choose the key examples of Texan Buildings, USA. The focus is on contemporary Texan buildings.

We have 2 pages of Texan Architecture selections with links to many individual project pages.

Texas Architecture : news + key projects A-G (this page)

Texas Buildings : H-Z

Major Texas Building Designs, alphabetical:

Alpine Courthouse Building
Design: PageSoutherlandPage
Alpine Courthouse Building Texas
photo : Chris Cooper
Alpine Courthouse

Arthouse, Dallas
Design: Morrison Seifert Murphy
Arthouse Dallas
photograph from architects
Arthouse

Beechwood Residence, Dallas
Morrison Seifert Murphy
Dallas House
photo from architecs
Beechwood Residence

Berkshire Residence, Dallas
Morrison Seifert Murphy
New Texas Home
photograph : Charles Davis Smith © MSM
Berkshire Residence

Dallas Center for Performing Arts
Joshua Prince-Ramus / Rem Koolhaas
Wyly Theatre Dallas
photo : Iwan Baan
Wyly Theatre – AT&T Performing Arts Center

Destination Universitas, Nevada desert
Chetwood Architects
Destination Universitas
picture from architect
Texan architecture

Discovery Tower – office building, Houston
Gensler
Discovery Tower Houston
picture : Gensler
Discovery Tower Houston

El Paso Housing
OFIS, architects
El Paso Housing
picture from architects
El Paso Housing

Glendora I Residence, Dallas
Morrison Seifert Murphy
Glendora Residence
photograph from architects
Glendora Residence

GSA Field Office Building, Houston
PageSoutherlandPage
General Services Administration Office Building
photo : Timothy Hursley
GSA Field Office

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Major Texas Architecture Designs, A-G, no images, alphabetical:

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth

Philip Johnson

Annette Strauss Artist Square, Dallas
2008-
Foster + Partners

Austin City Hall + Public Plaza
2007
Antoine Predock Architect

Dallas City Hall, Dallas
1977
I.M. Pei and Partners

Dallas Cowboys Stadium & entertainment venue, Arlington
2007-09
HKS, Inc.
Due to be largest NFL stadium in the world

Fountain Place, Dallas
1986
Pei Cobb Freed and Partners

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts, Amarillo
2007-
Holzman Moss Architecture

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