Mell Lawrence Architects

Red Hawk

About the Firm

Principals: owner


913 Gibson Street
Austin, TX 78704
T 512.441.4669 | F 512.441.9125
Services Offered


Interior Design

Regions Served

San Francisco & Bay Area


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How do you move through the spaces that frame your days?

This is one of the first questions we explore in pursuit of an architectural aesthetic that supports our clients’ lifestyle.

Buildings need to work amazingly well. Ours do. They reflect a deep sense of place and life pattern. This is achieved by working hand-in-hand with our clients to design the space for the rituals and the physicality of each new structure’s use. Our team has a passion for merging the realities of everyday life with the architectural principles of light, art, and sustainability. We love the challenge of blending indoor and outdoor spaces with seamless transitions that acknowledge surrounding landscape elements. For us, nature’s organized spontaneity is a valuable inspiration. We are proud that our work has been recognized for an ability to merge the comforting sensibilities of the past with contemporary simplicity. We enjoy making the most of the warmth and texture of natural, elemental materials that have been intuitively designed with clean lines, thoughtful details, and elements of surprise.

In addition we believe that a successful collaboration involves mutual respect, trust, and creativity. We share these values with the artisans and craftspeople with whom we work, who broaden the palette of aesthetic possibilities. To fully realize our clients' vision we provide a full range of services from architecture to the interiors.