Merzbau Design Collective

(512) 636-5900

Services Provided
Residential architecture: new construction, additions, and remodels.

Areas Served
Austin, Texas and beyond.

Business Description
Merzbau Design Collective was formed by J.C. Schmeil (AIA, LEED AP) in 1998 with the goal of creating beautiful and lasting buildings that transcend the ordinary. We believe that design is a collaborative process, and feel strongly that each project should be a unique response to program, site and context.

Certification and Awards
2006 Heritage Society of Austin Tour; 2006 Cool Homes Tour; 2007 AIA Austin Homes Tour; 2010 Featured Speaker, "Architecture at the Umlauf"; 2011 Featured Speaker, "New Architecture in Austin," Austin Museum of Art; 2013 AIA Austin Homes Tour
Austin, TX US 
J.C. Schmeil 
1401 East 7th Street
Austin, TX 78702 
Merzbau Design Collective now has a photo featured in an ideabook

Inspiring Book Nooks Welcome Young Readers

Encourage a lifelong love of reading with inviting and cozy places where kids can burrow into books Full Story
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Bowden Carroll Design
Just saw this on The Grommet website and my first thought was, as it so often is, "Reading Nook!"
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We are building a 1000 sq ft cottage and the bedroom is based from your built in bunk bed design. Do you have plans for that bedroom that I can request! We love your work!
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Our original, 1,000 square foot house was built in 1950. Anticipating the need for more space to raise a family, we added a second story -- but this addition le...
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