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 […]

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 […]

The Edge: Barley & Pfeiffer Architects, Green By Design. Q&A With Novedge

Novedge: Tell us a bit about who you are and what you do   Peter L. Pfeiffer, FAIA: Barley & Pfeiffer Architects is a leader in green design throughout the United States and Canada. Our specialty is in designing regionally appropriate custom residences and light commercial spaces that are beautiful and energy efficient. With a strong commitment to […]