Escape This Dallas

Amador Saucedo Uncategorized

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 Saucedo Uncategorized

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 …

Meet Our Team: Patra Philips

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Patra manages projects from design through construction administration and coordinates seamlessly with clients, consultants, and contractors, thanks in part to 26 years of experience with a variety of construction and building types. A self-proclaimed dumpster diva, she salvages unloved furniture, …

Louis Kahn at the Kimbell Art Museum

Amador Saucedo Uncategorized

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 Saucedo Uncategorized

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 …

Meet Our Team: Vidal Zuniga

Amador Saucedo Uncategorized

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 …

Form Follows Fitness

Amador Saucedo Uncategorized

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 Saucedo Uncategorized

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 Saucedo Uncategorized

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!

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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 Saucedo Uncategorized

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 Saucedo Uncategorized

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 Granlund Uncategorized

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 …

CEO Interviewed by the Star Telegram

Jack O'Brien, AIA Uncategorized

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 …