Studio8 honored with IIDA TX OK Chapter Pinnacle Award!

  This award represents the highest honor that the IIDA Texas Oklahoma Chapter can bestow upon a design firm and is granted only to firms that have consistently contributed to the highest aspirations of the profession. See all the 2023 Design Excellence Winners here.

ACC Rio Grande wins AIA 2023 Design Excellence Award!

ACC Rio Grande has touched many lives and memories of people who attended classes in this building. This newly restored LEED Platinum campus is now assured to be an icon of learning for the next century, preparing students with high-quality, affordable post-secondary learning opportunities.

Make Ready nears completion!

“It will be one of the biggest, most diverse Food Halls in Alamo City”

On the Horizon

We are thrilled to share that we will be working with two incredible organizations: Creative Action and Mobile Loaves & Fishes!

Studio8 moves to 5th Street!

Find us at 1608 West 5th Street, Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78703.

Milton Hime elevated to the AIA College of Fellows!

We are pleased to announce Studio8 founding Principal, Milton Hime has been elevated to the AIA College of Fellows. 

We’re Hiring!

Great opportunities below:

AIA Austin honors Studio8 with 2021 Firm Achievement Award!

The Firm Achievement Award is the highest honor that AIA Austin can bestow on an architecture firm for outstanding contributions to the community, profession, and/or the creation of distinguished architecture.

TxA honors Milton Hime with Community Service Award

The Texas Society of Architects Award for Community Service recognizes a single individual member for an extended commitment to community service and/or significant contributions to the community evidenced in a positive impact on urban, environmental, or neighborhood issues.

ACC Rio Grande houses Army Future Command’s Software Factory

The Software Factory will build on the college’s Computer Science/Information Technology programs and will offer specialized training for new technologies such as data science and artificial intelligence, creating an opportunity for students and soldiers to work side by side to solve real-life problems through advanced software development processes.

We’re Hiring!

Studio8 is seeking a Registered Interior Designer & Mid-Level Architect to join their Austin team.

Happy Trails!

With the colder weather mostly behind us and the triple digit temperatures still a few months away, Spring is the perfect time to take ‘A Guide to Austin’s Architecture’ self-guided tour along the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail to explore Austin’s iconic architecture and cherished spaces that make our city so special.

Celebrating together, apart.

Studio8 announces five new principals

We’re Hiring!

Studio8 is seeking a full-time Administrative Services Manager for our Austin Offices.

Texas Mutual’s new HQ invests in Employee Wellness

TXM’s new HQ wins the ATX Green Awards ‘Project of the Year – 2019’ and ‘The Building Health Leadership Award’

One Month, Three Grand Openings

Studio8 celebrated not just one, but three grand openings this past month

YMCA Camp Moody Breaks Ground!

Offering an all-inclusive experience that allows children to escape the digital world and immerse themselves in nature

Riata Vista takes home two National DBIA Awards!

The project was recognized for the National Award in Excellence and the National Merit Award for the Office Buildings category.

YMCA Camp Cypress now Camp Moody!

After several years of fundraising efforts, the YMCA Camp Moody project is finally underway.

ACC Rio Grande starts here, gets there!

Last Thursday we celebrated the groundbreaking of the historical, Rio Grande Campus.

Central Texas Food Bank awarded 3-Star AEGB Rating!

Cost saving strategies for the new 3-star AEGB facility allows the Food Bank to put the money where it matters.

Texas Mutual’s new HQ focuses on a healthy work environment for its employees

Last Thursday, construction officially began for Texas Mutual’s new headquarters in the sustainable, transit-oriented, Mueller community.

Studio8 ramps up with new talent!

Introducing our newest Ochos.

Studio8 takes home two IIDA Excellence Design Awards!

People’s Community Clinic and Prairie View A&M Agriculture & Multipurpose Classroom Building won two awards at the IIDA Texas/Oklahoma Inspire 16 Gala & Excellence Awards.

Austin Heart Walk 2016

Studio8 participates in the American Heart Associations’ Heart Walk for the second year in a row, carrying on the tradition of running the Pet Zone.

Riata Vista named ‘2016 ENR Best Project Winner!’

ENR Texas & Louisiana Chapter named Riata Vista U.S. Operations Center a ‘2016 Best Project Winner’ in the Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Developments category.

People’s Community Clinic doubles patient capacity at new facility!

After years of fundraising, collaboration and planning, Peoples Community Clinic have finally settled into their new East Austin facility.

JUST™ – Creating a more socially just and equitable world.

Studio8 becomes the first company in Texas to receive a JUST™ label.

BYOBroadway – An Open Competition to Design a Great Street

Studio8 takes home the People’s Choice Award at the BYOBroadway Competition Awards Ceremony.

Mueller Diamond Building – Opening Early 2017

The Diamond Building has officially begun construction!
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SMPS Black & White Bash

Studio8 wins ‘Best Website’ award at the Society for Marketing Professional Services Black & White Bash
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CREW Careers

Olga Finkelshteyn and Jennifer Carter volunteered at the CREW Austin​ CREW Careers event held at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders​. The competition teaches 9th grade girls about the different career opportunities in the development, design and construction industry.
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Westbank Community Library Dedication Ceremony

Westbank Community Library held a dedication ceremony to recognize three special women for their involvement in the library and showed off the recent renovation we helped with.
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Austin Heart Walk

Supporting our community, encouraging healthy living, raising money, and manning the Pet Zone at this year’s Austin Heart Walk.
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Young Architects of Tomorrow

Studio8 volunteers at Austin’s Pease Elementary School teaching 4th graders about architecture and helping them design and build a model of school.
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Block 87, The Last Undeveloped Block in Downtown Austin

Studio8 and The Archives of the Episcopal Church have been working together to create a vision for a downtown archives building.
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Sponsoring our friends at Generous Art, read more…

At Generous Art’s ‘Beautiful Giving at Blackbaud’, local artists come together to support over 70 Austin-area nonprofits. Curated by Hector Hernandez, 30 works of art are displayed by 19 different artists.
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People’s Community Clinic Annual Luncheon Honors Milton Hime

People’s Community Clinic honored Milton and the Studio8 team for their wonderful contributions to PCC and many other non-profit community organizations.
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April Food Day – CAFB Groundbreaking

Our non-profit project, Capital Area Food Bank broke ground on their new 135,000 facility.
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Studio8 Celebrates 12 Years

Typical Studio8 celebration – hanging on the front porch of our Austin office.
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PCC receives $10M from St. David’s Foundation

People’s Community Clinic will move into a new 54,000-square-foot headquarters in northeast Austin, with help from a $10 million grant from the St. David’s Foundation. The $16 million project will give the group that serves at-risk communities a second location since it will also keep its downtown facility open.
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Architecture in Schools at Pease Elementary

Studio8’s Austin office supported the AIA Austin – Architecture in Schools program by leading two classes at Pease Elementary, their downtown neighborhood school. Mrs. Chambers’ and Ms. Cherek’s 4th graders learned all about architecture in the built environment and designed their own elementary schools. The students proudly displayed their models at the UT Austin School of Architecture after receiving a private tour.
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Studio8 hosts ARTPOP

Clients, family and friends joined Studio8 at our Austin office to support the local art community. The event was inspired and created by Emily Pew, Marisa Grande, Taylor Hardee, Chelsea Livingston, Lance Utermark and Fenny Kuo. Thank you to our sponsors for helping make this possible – Knoll Textiles, Independence Brewing Co., Tandus/Centiva, Rockford Business Interiors, and William Hill Estate Winery.
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A New Look — Studio8 gets a rebrand.

Studio8 is 26 creatives, strategists and thinkers solving architectural challenges, designing interiors and creating master plans. We are experts at pairing people with places; known for process over style. You can find us at our grand old house in downtown Austin or at our studio in San Antonio. If the weather is right, we may be outside on the porch, sharing stories with clients.
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IIDA Texas/Oklahoma Chapter’s Annual Awards Gala

Studio8 accepts 4 IIDA Awards. City of Austin – YMCA North Austin Community Recreation Center wins Best in Show, Excellence in Design in the Institutional Category. Rackspace wins Excellence in Design for in the Corporate Category. Honorable Mention goes to HID Global World Headquarters in the Sustainable Category.
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HID Global achieves LEED Platinum CI

HID Global is the only industrial manufacturing facility in Texas to achieve LEED Platinum CI, the highest certification a building can receive be the U.S. Green Building Council.
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