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

Austin Modern design built with holistic approach

Imagine a home designed to be aesthetically pleasing yet able to produce the kind of sustainable energy savings that qualifies it as a zero-energy home.  Such a home exists – and it doesn’t require homeowners to purchase expensive gadgets as a trade-off for energy savings. All it requires is a responsible, climatically appropriate design.  “A house should be designed to be […]

Barley|Pfeiffer Architecture of Austin, TX Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award

Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World Barley|Pfeiffer Architecture of  Austin has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Design by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The Green living experts were chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users […]

The Greenest (Synthetic) Greens ft. in GB&D Magazine

Barley & Pfeiffer Architects used locally quarried limestone for the custom residence as well as a galvalume standing-seam metal roof, which tends not to retain hear. It’s no surprise that a world-renowned golf coach can putt around his backyard. What’s unexpected are the home’s (and the golf course’s) green features. By Benjamin van Loon Hired to […]