Architect in Houston, TX
Specializing in architecture, interior design, master planning and sustainable design & consulting, Kirksey has rapidly expanded in the national and global marketplaces. What started as a tiny commercial architecture company in 1971 has grown into a diverse organization of 11 focused practice groups - Commercial, Community/Religious, Country Clubs & Spas, Education, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Interior Architecture, Residential, Retail and Science/Technology- each supported by departments of design.
read moreKirksey Austin opened in May of 2019 after serving Central Texas for over 20 years. The office is Kirksey's first expansion in the state and is well-positioned to serve our Austin and San Antonio clients, as well as the surrounding areas. Executive Vice Presidents Kathleen Jircik and Benito Guerrier, and Vice President David Dalton lead the Austin office. Their time together in Houston at the company headquarters ensures that our standards, culture, and expertise carry through to the Central Texas location.
read moreHigh-performing facilities not only benefit occupants and the environment, but they also reward you, the owner. Green buildings add value to your property, save money, and increase your ability to attract and retain employees. At Kirksey, we know what it takes to design high-performing, energy-efficient buildings that maximize employee satisfaction and productivity. A group of LEED accredited professionals who specialize in optimizing performance through environmentally responsible design, our Sustainability Team provides in-house and outside sustainability consulting services.
read moreAt Kirksey, we know that winning isn't everything. But, we sure do appreciate being recognized for our hard work! We are consistently named a top architecture firm and receive awards for our efforts in sustainability and creating an exceptional work environment. Our award-winning projects extend across our 25 areas of expertise - proof that our specialized practice groups know a thing or two about great design.
read moreIn 1971, a young architectural intern named John Kirksey, just one year out of college, with a single project and an entrepreneurial spirit, set out to create the firm now known as Kirksey Architecture - a leader in the architectural field in Texas. What started out as John and a couple of friends working on an independent project in a makeshift studio set up in his attic, has grown into a multi-specialized practice more than 150 strong, headquartered on our own corporate campus in Houston, Texas with a second office in Austin.
read moreAt Kirksey, we know that our people are our greatest asset. The knowledge and dedication of our architects, managers, and team members is ultimately what makes us successful. We are comprised of teams of senior-level experts in various markets, each passionate about their industry, expertise, and the projects they design. What was once a small commercial architecture firm has grown into a diverse organization of ten specialized practice groups, each focusing on a specific business segment. This diversity of project types allows us to provide our clients a full array of services carried out by experts whose knowledge and talents best match their business strategies and objectives.
read moreWe transform the client's vision into a tailored solution. Design begins with thoughtful collaboration and visioning that involves the entire team and evolves into an idea. This is grounded in solid planning and sustainable, economic principles. Through a series of interactive Design Dives, we capture the vision of a project. Our design tools inform and enable the team to create high performance solutions. Our mission, "healthy buildings, healthy people, healthy planet, " may be most evident in our design philosophy and practice.