Barley|Pfeiffer Architecture featured in Fine Homebuilding Magazine! (August-September 2021)

Our Comprehensive Design and Innovative High-Performance Strategies are highlighted in the new issue of Fine Homebuilding Magazine!  Check out the article “Energy-Smart by Design” featuring a dynamic Barley|Pfeiffer Architecture residential project. The article reveals the keys to energy efficiency in a hot and humid climate, including building orientation, passive solar design, and a well-thought-out roof system. […]

Build Small, Live Large: Building less costs less but doesn’t sacrifice comfort

Written by: Alan K. Barley, AIA for the September issue of The Solar Reflector, Texas Solar Energy Society Newsletter With more than 30 years’ experience, we at Barley Pfeiffer Architecture have been involved in almost every type of residential project imaginable. Designing high-performance homes and remodels is our specialty. To date, we’ve completed more than […]

A Look Back At a 25 Year Old BPA Design

Barley|Pfeiffer Architecture’s core strength is designing high-performance homes and buildings that are beautiful and timeless.   Recognized for their attractive design, integrity, and ability to stand up to the elements – they are less expensive to own, operate, and maintain, are healthier to occupy, and are more comfortable to live and to work in. Our “Comprehensive […]

Rise and Fall of the Green Building Movement

Join Peter as he discusses the Rise and Fall of the Green Building movement: “Isn’t what we’re trying to achieve is to make our buildings, homes and communities simply perform better? What about a different approach – that of “Green” or “High Performance” building – BY DESIGN?” Video courtesy of AIA Houston


Article Name: Back to Basics

Publication Date: April/May 2014