Weiss Architecture is passionate about bringing projects to fruition with creative, modern, and efficient solutions. Founded in 2003, we are a full service architecture and interior design firm dedicated to helping clients define their goals and providing unique and sustainable architectural solutions.

Our specializations include commercial, residential, and mixed-use design services, as well as planning, programming, renderings, conceptual drawings, and permitting/construction administration services.

We are a small firm that provides individual attention to every client and that strives to make each project exceed our client’s expectations. Our clients, consultants, and contractors are our highest priority, and we work as a team to help our clients realize their vision. We welcome the opportunity to help turn your architectural vision into reality.


Richard Weiss, AIA

President |

Laura Salmo, aia

Director of Architecture |

Rouke Mulder

Senior Project Manager |

Lali Shipley

Project Manager |

selected Clients

78741 Holdings

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Ben Siewert

The Borer Family

Collings Guitars

Dr. Colin Tam

East End Flats LLC

The ESK Group

Evan Voyles and Gail Chovan

Evan’s Medical


Kerbey Lane Cafe

Keller Capital

The Kome Group

Mac Brown

The McIngvale Family

Midnight Cowboy

Sam Cassell

South Austin Music

Texican Cafe

Trademark Media




Juror, School of Architecture and Historic Preservation, University of Texas, Ongoing

Alamo Drafthouse (Best Movie Theater), The Highball (Best Karaoke), Kerbey Lane Café (Best Late-Night Dining),

Daruma (Coziest Little Ramen Spot) Best of Austin, Austin Chronicle 2017

Richard Weiss, Chapter President, AIA Austin, 2013

Secret Bar Guide: 8 Hidden Spots in Austin, Zagat, 19 Feb 2013

Austin Modern Home Tour, Holly Haus, 2011

Design Commission Member 2001-2011, City of Austin

Richard Weiss, Young Professional Award, AIA Austin, 2009

Commercial Design Standards Task Force Member 2004-2007, City of Austin

Design Standards Task Force, City of Austin




2018 AIA Austin Homes Tour, Nellie Residence

2013 AIA Austin Homes Tour, Treemont Residence

4 Star Green Building Award, Austin Energy 2018, Habitat for Humanity Headquarters

5 Star Green Building Award, Austin Energy 2013, Webberville Flats

4 Star Green Building Award, Austin Energy 2013, South Park Duplex

5 Star Green Building Award, Austin Energy 2012, Treemont House

2010 Star Builder Award for Best Kitchen and Best Bath – Bowman Residence, Texas Association of Builders

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