Philosophy

Founded in 1989, Cornerstone Architects is an architectural design firm based in Austin, Texas.  Cornerstone specializes in architecture and interior design for both residential and commercial projects.

The firm’s design approach is based on blending architectural and interior design disciplines for a balance of cutting edge and award winning architectural design.  Cornerstone Architects has received numerous awards for their work throughout the years including several National Commercial Builders Council Awards of Excellence including Project of the Year for Fiori Day Spa, a Grand Award for Belterra Amenity Center and Gateway Community Church, and a Merit Award for Northwest Hills Medical Center.

Cornerstone Architects has built a diversified portfolio of commercial work such as retail, recreational, medical and office headquarters, and multifamily facilities primarily in Austin, but also around the state of Texas.  Their commercial work also varies in style according to the facility and the personality of not only the client, but also the future patrons. Noteworthy projects include the Northwest Hills Medical Center, Fiori Day Spa, Gateway Community Church, Barton Creek Resort & Spa, Flintrock Falls Clubhouse, Paragon Condominiums, Belterra Amenity Center, Waterloo Ice House, and several interior finish-outs.

Cornerstone is also proud to have LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professionals on our team as well as a portfolio of several exemplary green projects with five-plus star ratings in Austin Energy’s green building program.