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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 2, 2020
Woodward Duplexes in Austin

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.

Nov 21, 2019
Brownwood House

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.

Oct 25, 2019
The Heights School Building in Arlington

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.

[Bracketed Space] House in Austin

Nov 10, 2016
Threshold House in Austin

Oct 13, 2016
Edgeland Residence in Austin

Oct 13, 2016
Annie Residence in Austin

Aug 28, 2016
Carved Cube House in West Austin

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
The Caroline Wiess Law Building
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
Irving Convention Center
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.

McNay Art Museum – Jane and Arthur Stieren Center for Exhibitions, San Antonio
Design: Jean-Paul Viguier S.A. d’Architecture
McNay Art Museum
photo : Jeff Goldberg / ESTO
McNay Art Museum

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

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
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
General Services Administration Office Building
photo : Timothy Hursley
GSA Field Office

More Texan Buildings online soon

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

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth

Philip Johnson

Annette Strauss Artist Square, Dallas
Foster + Partners

Austin City Hall + Public Plaza
Antoine Predock Architect

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

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

Fountain Place, Dallas
Pei Cobb Freed and Partners

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

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