Civic Architects

Architects enable reductions in City of Austin permit backlog:

agreement among Residential Permitting staff, architects, and attorneys so as to streamline residential permitting without burdening the architect with excessive liability.  This is huge, and we are already seeing the impact on the permitting backlog.>>

Commercial Design Standards arrive at City Council.  Thanks to Michael Hsu, AIA, Paul Detke, AIA, Urban Design / Government Affairs Committee, RECA, and all the other organizations that helped improve the clarity, consistency, and predictability of this document.>>


Architects lead the way for new legislation:




Architects promote community infrastructure:




graphics to help clarify why this is important.>>


Thank you for your service to our profession and our community.