William Sidney Pittman - O'Brien Architects Celebrating Influential African American Architects

Celebrating Influential African American Architects

O'Brien ArchitectsNews

We want to recognize important Black figures who helped shape the architecture industry to celebrate Black History Month. Black Architects Through History William Sidney Pittman William Sidney Pittman, Texas’ first Black architect, was well known for the Pythian Temple, which …

How to Develop a Master Plan

O'Brien ArchitectsMaster Planning

Our clients look to our team for experience in multiple sectors for how to develop a master plan for them. Our team’s expertise spans all facets of architecture for retail, multifamily, office, and warehouse environments. We know what is vital …

O’Brien Architects wins the ENR Award

O'Brien ArchitectsNews

It takes a great group to win the Engineering News-Record Best Projects Award in the Specialty Construction category. The Twelve Cowboys Way team was definitely an incredible one and we want to say thanks to Columbus Realty, Rogers-O’Brien Construction, and Vince Neault …

O'Brien Architects wins 2021 DBJ Best Places to Work

2021 DBJ Best Places to Work

O'Brien ArchitectsNews

Cheers to our friends at Talley Riggins Construction Group, LLC, K2 Construction, esrp, and HPI Real Estate Services & Investments for making the 2021 Dallas Business Journal Best Places to Work List. We know first-hand that you each have incredible teams, and we’re delighted to join this …

La Villita on Mesa - Project by O'Brien Architects

La Villita on Mesa

Amador SaucedoGrocery, Retail

Completed in late 2016, La Villita on Mesa in El Paso is a mixed-use development that includes a Whole Foods grocery store covering 45,000 square feet and an additional 43,200 square feet of adjacent retail. This new retail development comes …

The Shift in Industrial

O'Brien ArchitectsIndustrial, Interiors, Office, Retail

Industrial is not just the boring box anymore. Over the past few decades, Industrial has been growing. What once was considered basic is now being elevated and that’s exciting! Dallas has long been a great hub of Industrial due to …

Primera Towne Square Place Topping-Out

O'Brien ArchitectsOffice

It was great to celebrate with Primera Companies, Inc. and Rockport Construction Group at a recent topping-out ceremony for Primera Towne Square Place II. The progress and partnership in this incredible space are exciting. You can read more about this …

Shared Spaces in the Office

O'Brien ArchitectsOffice

You’ll see a lot of spaces that are going to be a little bit more open and less dense. We think that’s a response to what’s happening right now. You’re going to see a lot of programmed outdoor areas, and …

Escape This Dallas - O'Brien Architects Team

Escape This Dallas

Amador SaucedoCulture

We had an amazing time working together at Escape This Dallas in a team vs. team competition at our summer quarterly meeting. Thanks to some quick thinking and great teamwork, we all made it out!

Stefan Haessig - Director of Design - Planning at O'Brien Architects

Meet Our Team: Stefan Haessig

Amador SaucedoCulture

Stefan is outstanding in the realms of site planning and master planning, and loves everything about his job. He’s been involved in just about every type of master planning over the years, and brings a broad range of knowledge to …

Louis Kahn at the Kimbell Art Museum

Louis Kahn at the Kimbell Art Museum

Amador SaucedoCulture

This past weekend, we ventured out to Ft. Worth to check out the Louis Kahn exhibit at the Kimbell Art Museum. Check out some of the great photos of the original models taken by own our Josh Hallett below:

MYCON General Contractors new HQ

Amador SaucedoNews

MYCON General Contractors has finished renovations to their new corporate headquarters, a 50,2015 SF building along Dallas North Tollway. We are very proud to be a part of this beautiful project!   For more details, follow the link to the …

Vidal Zuniga - Project Coordinator at O'Brien Architects

Meet Our Team: Vidal Zuniga

Amador SaucedoCulture

We welcomed Vidal to O’Brien this past October and his positive energy and passion for innovative building solutions have made an immediate impression. A native of San Angelo, Texas, Vidal obtained his B.S. Architecture and Master of Architecture, as well …

O'Brien Architects at the Form Follows Fitness 5K Benefit

Form Follows Fitness

Amador SaucedoCulture

We had a great turnout to the Form Follows Fitness 5k to benefit the Dallas Center for Architecture with 13 O’Brien employees running. Our superhero capes were a big hit and inspired us to keep running strong. Check out the …

Jefferson Center

Amador SaucedoMixed Use, News, Residential / Multi-Family

Our development at Jefferson Center was featured in this month’s US Builders Review. It was an amazing experience to partner with JPI on this three-story Class A development in Richardson, Texas. Jefferson Center features 360 walk-up style units spread across …

Happy Halloween from all of us at O’Brien!

Amador SaucedoCulture

We were blown away by all the great costumes this year! Thanks to everyone for participating!   Best Individual Costume: Vidal (SWAT officer)! Best Group Costume: Dana, Roxanna, Vania, and Jourdan (Beanie Babies) Scariest Costume: Ashley (Witch) & Derek (Scarecrow) …

Lake Highlands Town Center on the move!

Amador SaucedoNews

Lake Highlands Town Center has been a project in the making for over 10 years. You can read more about our project and an interview with the property owner, Bill Rafkin with Cypress Real Estate Advisors, from the link below: …

Happy Halloween!!

Amador SaucedoCulture

A Big Thanks for all the employees who participated in the Halloween Costume Contest! First Place went to Amador and Matt for the Beaker and Bunser Costume! Well done guys! Check out all of the Costumes:         …

Aquaman & OBA’s “Hautest” at CRE8 2015

Amador SaucedoCulture

This spring, O’Brien Architects participated in the 4th annual CRE8 Design Challenge and Fashion Show benefitting the IIDA Texas Oklahoma Chapter Education Fund.  Their mission is “To fund and support activities directly related to the advancement of students pursuing a …

Smart Poles and Ice Hotels

Mick GranlundCulture

Brief: Mick Granlund travels to Quebec City to learn about LUMCA lighting products and study the amazing capabilities of “architectural ice.” Back in February, I was invited to the Lumca manufacturing facility in Quebec City, Canada. Lumca is a Canadian …

CANstruction: 2014 State Fair of Texas

Amador SaucedoCulture

The O’Brien Architects CANstruction for the 2014 State Fair of Texas is currently on exhibit in the Science Building. Make sure to stop by and check it out!

CEO Interviewed by the Star Telegram

Jack O'Brien, AIACulture

Our CEO and Founder, Jack O’Brien, was recently interviewed by the Star Telegram about the Dallas Cowboys training camp in Frisco. “Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had a vision for his team’s new headquarters a few years ago and began …