Merzbau Design Collective

(512) 636-5900
www.merzbau.com

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
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
Location:
Austin, TX US 
Contact:
J.C. Schmeil 
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Address
1401 East 7th Street,
Austin, Texas,
United States, 78702 
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Hi, sorry I'm not sure where the granite is from.

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Hi, it's white oak flooring.

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Yes, not sure of the brand or color though.

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It's an antique Heriz that has been in the family for a while.

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Hi, sorry I don't recall the stain brand/color.

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Hi, those are 5" recessed LED cans.

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The windows are Andersen 100 Series composite windows.

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Hi, the tile is Lush "Surf" by Modwalls.

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Hi, sorry I don't recall where the rug is from.

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Hi, the loft bed area is recessed into attic space, and sized to fit a twin mattress.

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Thank you -- it is a great design!
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Hi, it's a site glazed unit.
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