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 […]

Peter Pfeiffer To Speak At N.A.H.B. International Builders Show in Las Vegas

Peter Pfeiffer of Barley & Pfeiffer Architects will speak  February 4-6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the NAHB International Builders Show. Schedule and details can be found here.   About The Event:  Make this year amazing! Attend the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Vegas! By co-locating with the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), IBS 2014 gives […]

Eco-Friendly Chicken Coop Constucted By Barley & Pfeiffer Architect Matt Hart

Holiday Season Do it Yourself Project The chicken “Coop” reflects the design of the art studio I built in the backyard for my wife Taylor, which has a similar sloped roof and is composed of the  same materials. Lucky for me, the left over material or “construction waste” (which was inconveniently molding under the brand […]

Texas Hill Country Escape

Barley & Pfeiffer Architects project located in the hills of Austin, Texas. For more information on our recent projects or to schedule a consultation contact us by phone at 512.476.8580 or visit www.barleypfeiffer.com

ON THE BOARDS: Modern Ranch home in Henley, Texas.

This modern interpretation  of a ranch style home was designed to allow the clients to access several unique view from specific rooms in the house.  It was positioned at the edge of a rock shelf to catch the full impact of these views.  Even with the many window walls featured in the design it is […]