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New Website Launch

This is just a quick announcement that we just launched our new website. We have not posted anything in a while due to the work on the main site which has been ongoing. More updates on what is going on at the office and upcoming projects should be more frequent from now on. Go ahead [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Corporate Update|0 Comments

Elevate Architecture Featured in “RGV Beyond Arts & More”

We just wanted to send a special thanks to RGV Beyond Arts & More Magazine, a great resource for discovering about innovative art and artists throughout the South Texas Community. The article discusses a bit about the design process behind our design for the Escamilla Law Firm, the subsquent AIA Honor award. The article also [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Art and Architecture, Commercial Architecture, Publications|0 Comments

The Embers (Part 2): Luxury Ranch Home in McAllen Subdivision

Although the Embers subdivision establishes a Mediterranean aesthetic from the onset, the developers design committee has approved other stylistic choices as long as they follow specific guidelines in the covenants. A popular design a number of our clients are asking for is the "ranch home", and in particular, the "Texas Ranch House" look. The following [...]

Video Channel Announcement

Short post here: We just wanted to announce that we have a video channel on Youtube we recently set up. We have been working on our service capabilities to provide 3D animations to our clients, and now we can showcase some of that work. Below are a few samples, but more are in the works. [...]

By | June 17th, 2015|Elevate Architecture New Projects, Local Business|0 Comments

The Embers (Part 1): Design for New Luxury Home Community in McAllen

We are pleased to be participating in the design of McAllen's latest high end subdivision, The Embers. It is located in perhaps the most coveted area of North East McAllen near the major thoroughfares to the hospital district, and among some of the most established higher end subdivisions. We worked with the developer to recreate [...]

Elevate Architecture Wins Highest Design Award Given by LRGV AIA

We are happy to recieve the award given by the AIA LRGV Chapter for this years design submission for the Escamilla Law Firm. Our firm and one other was among 16 other firms from Brownsville to Laredo selected for this award, the highest offered by the chapter. We are proud to achieve this because it [...]

Escamilla Law Firm: The Big Push to the End

Well, it is hard to believe that end is within sight. For almost a year now our process has now reached its final culmination in the last week(s?) of construction. There are many items to be completed this week, and it is easy to get lost in the rush. Overall, we are very happy the [...]

By | January 27th, 2015|Commercial Architecture|0 Comments

Happy New Year and a Quick Post on Escamilla Law Firm Now Entering the Final Stretch

I hope all the readers here had a great holiday and a very happy new! I know we did! I will follow up with a year in review in another post, but for now, here is a weekly update on progress on the Escamilla Law Firm Building. Overall the stucco turned out pretty nice. We [...]

Escamilla Law Firm: Drywall Now Installed, Natural Lighting Beautiful

Here is a shot of one of the north offices with the natural light falling on the raw gypsum board. Taping and floating is already happening, so this image precedes the current progress. We are very pleased with how the natural light is coming through building.

By | December 9th, 2014|Commercial Architecture|0 Comments

Elevate Architecture’s Cafe Concept for Houston Area Major Hospital

This was a short and sweet project which we enjoyed helping our service provider client with. Nothing drives interest to a food vendor more than the quality of food. In terms of the design however, architects do their best to draw attention to a space through the manipulation of form. In this case we are [...]

By | December 5th, 2014|Commercial Architecture, Tenant Improvement|0 Comments