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Specht Novak named one of the “100 Best”

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Architizer recently announced its list of the “100 Best Architecture and Design Firms in the United States,” and we are honored to be included. ¬†Our design philosophy regarding the importance of craftsmanship, detailing, and client service was noted in the article, as well as our position as leaders in design thought and promotion. ¬†Projects mentioned … Continued

Sangre de Cristo House Wins 2020 TxA Award

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We’re pleased to announce that our Sangre de Cristo House has won a 2020 design award from the Texas Society of Architects. This award honors architectural work of all scales, and we’re thrilled that our project was one of the few private residences to have been selected.   If you’d like to take a look … Continued

Preston Hollow Residence Wins Record Houses 2020

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Our newly-completed Preston Hollow Residence was selected as one of 2020’s “Record Houses” by Architectural Record Magazine. This is quite an honor, as only seven houses are selected each year in all of North America.   Architectural Record has been published since 1891, and is the primary documentary record of the architectural profession. You can … Continued

2019 AIA Design Award Winners

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We’re thrilled to announce that three of our projects just received Design Awards from the American Institute of Architects. The Sangre de Cristo House, Carpenter Hotel, and Casa Xixim were featured at the awards ceremony in Austin, with Casa Xixim receiving additional recognition for excellence in sustainability. We want to thank our great clients and … Continued

Travel and Leisure “Best New Hotels of 2019”

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The Carpenter Hotel in Austin was just named one of the “best new hotels in the world” by Travel and Leisure Magazine. It’s a very “Austin” place – an assemblage of new and old buildings that is centered around a renovated 1949 Carpenter’s Union hall and surrounded by heritage pecan trees. Take a look here: … Continued

2018 A-List Award Winner

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We’re proud to be a recent recipient of an A-list award from @home magazine. This award is given to outstanding achievements in architecture and design in Connecticut and beyond. Our New Canaan House was selected as the winner in the “Renovation / Modern” category, and our Weston Residence was a finalist in the “Modern Architecture” … Continued

New zeroHouse Model 3

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We’ve updated and improved the original zeroHouse! It’s now larger and more appropriate for full-time occupancy, yet still retains its iconic design and wide variety of sustainability options. This all-new zeroHouse Model 3 defines the future of comfortable compact living.   We are currently developing several zeroHouse Model 3 versions for sites in Austin, Texas, … Continued