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.

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

Areas Served
Austin, Texas and beyond.

Certifications and Awards
AIA | LEED AP
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
Contact: J.C. Schmeil
Location: 1401 East 7th Street
Austin, TX 78702
Commented: What type of floor anchors are use to support the 8x8 beams? The columns are anchored to the concrete at the porch with custom 1/2" thick steel plates in an inverted T-shape, which are through-bolted to the columns. The stone on the porch covers the base of the...
November 11, 2014 in Photo Questions  
Commented: Toilet Toto Aquia dual flush. Thanks, J.C. Schmeil, AIA Merzbau Design Collective
October 6, 2014 in Photo Questions  
Commented: What color is the shower tile and where did you get it? Thank you! Hi, it's from Ann Sacks but I don't recall the name. Thanks, J.C. Schmeil, AIA Merzbau Design Collective
October 6, 2014 in Photo Questions  
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