Richard S. Weiss AIA
Richard Weiss founded Weiss Architecture in 2003, after working for both local and international architecture firms. He has built a strong reputation by working with clients and contractors in order to design and assist in the development of projects that are both cost effective and architecturally exciting.
He was the 2009 recepient of the AIA Austin Young Architect Award.
Rice University, Houston, Texas - www.rice.edu
Bachelor of Architecture, May 1999
Bachelor of Arts, May 1992.
Majors: Architecture, Art, and Art History.
University of Texas, Austin, Texas - www.utexas.edu
Masters in Community and Regional Planning, May 2004
Registered Architect, Texas Registration #18219, August 2003
American Institute of Architects - member since 2003
Texas Society of Architects - member since 2003
International Code Council
City of Austin Design Standards Task Force
City of Austin Design Commission- 2001-2011
Design Commission Chair- 2005/2009
Downtown Commission, City of Austin - 2008-2011
Commercial Design Standards Task Force, City of Austin (2004-2007)
University of Texas, Juror of Architecture and Historic Preservation projects (2002-2008)
AIA Austin Awards - Young Professional Award - 2009
AIA Austin - President - 2012
Urburbia, Austin, Texas, formed October 2000
Project design and development services specializing in new urbanism.
Development projects- Garden Street Properties, Little Pink Houses (in conjunction with HUD), Salina Street (in conjunction with the Austin Housing Authority)
Delgado Durrant of Texas, Inc., 1997– April 2001 www.durrant.com
Project Designer/ Project Manager
Project design, team and consultant organization, scheduling, and all phases of project management through construction.
Projects include: Capital Metro STS Satellite Facility, Capital Metro Headquarters Renovations, Americo Paredes Middle School, Baty Elementary, Austin Community College, East Campus, TechSpace at 301 San Jacinto
Kipp Flores Architects, Austin, Texas. 1995-1997 www.kippflores.com
Design and draft custom and spec homes to meet client specifications, building codes, and subdivision requirements. Manage custom home projects from inception to completion.
Arquitectonica, Miami, Florida. 1992-1993 www.arquitectonica.com
Design and draft architectural projects. Build architectural scale models. Organize and lead client presentations. Code Review.
Projects include: Pedestrian Bridges, Addition to the Lowe Art Museum (University of Miami Campus), European Skyscraper competition and Arquitectonica's Corporate Office Building (Miami Beach)