ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

2017

Design Award

AIA Austin: St. Edwards Alumni Gym

Design Award

Texas Society of Architects: Lady Bird Loo

Design Award

AIA National Small Project Design Awards: Lady Bird Loo 


2016

Selected

Annual AIA Austin Homes Tour: Balcones House 

Design Award

AIA Austin: Lady Bird Loo 

Design Award

Texas Society of Architects: Hollowcat Wild

Tribeza

A Conversation with Mell Lawrence



2014

Selected

Annual AIA Austin Homes Tour: Hollowcat Wild 

Design Award

AIA Austin: Hollowcat Wild 

Texas Architect

2014 Studio Award Winner: Seaholm Intake Facility, with Danze Blood Architects

Texas Lifestyle Magazine

'Mell Lawrence Architects'

Modern Luxury Interiors Texas

'Mellower Than Ever'


2013

Design Award

American Institute of Architects: Cotillion Pavilion

Design Award

AIA Austin: Cotillion Pavilion 

Arquitectura Y Diseno

'Me Basto Y Me Sobro' (Numero 152)



2011

Selected

25th Annual AIA Austin Homes Tour: Baylor Street House 

Design Award

Texas Society of Architects: Sisters Retreat 

Texas Architect

'Sisters' Retreat' (May/ June 2011)

Dwell

'100 Kitchens We Love' (Summer 2011)

Austin Monthly Home

'Backyard Revival' (Summer 2011)

Exhibit

'Underneath,' with Vincent Snyder, UT School of Architecture, Mebane Gallery

Lecture

'Seeking the Extraordinary within the Ordinary,' UT School of Architecture


2010

Design Award

Texas Society of Architects: Mod Cott

Grand Design Award 

Residential Architect Magazine: Mod Cott

Merit Award

AIA Austin: Mod Cott

Merit Award

AIA Austin: Sisters Retreat 

Design Bureau

'Living in Nature,' (November/December)

Texas Architect

'Mod Cott: Guest House,' (September/December, Cover Story)

Texas Architect

'Paperwork: Cotillion Pavilion,' (July/August)

Residential Architect

'Design Awards 2010,' (May/June)

Global Trendy House Collection

Book

Featured

Remodelista (April 26, 2010)

Featured

Archidose (February 8, 2010)

Featured

Contemporist (February 1, 2010) 

Member

Futures Committee, Texas Society of Architects 

Member

Homes Tour Committee, AIA Austin

Visiting design jury critic

University of Texas School of Architecture, Ongoing


2009

Selected

AIA Austin Homes Tour: Sisters Retreat 

Austin Monthly Home

'It Works for Me!,' (Spring)

Mad & Bolig

'Under en braendende sol Verdens Fusion,' (August) 

Exhibit

'Elsewhere, TX,' Houston, TX, (September) 

Lecture

Austin Pecha Kucha Night #5 (April)

Juror

Residential Architect Design Awards (January)

Member

Home Tour Committee, Austin AIA


2008

Design Award

Texas Society of Architects: Concrete Studio

Honor Award

AIA Austin: Concrete Studio

Merit Award

AIA Austin: Watersmark 35 House 

Austin Monthly Home

'Ultimate Bedrooms & Baths,' (Fall)

Texas Architect

'Concrete Studio,' (September/October)

Austin Monthly Home

'A Natural Fit' (Fall)

Western Interiors & Design

'10 Great Western Kitchens,' (December/January)

Tribeza

'Perspective.' By Mell Lawrence (October)

Lecture

'Anybody Seen My Pencil?", Architecture at the Umlauf (November) 



2006

Mell Lawrence Elevated to The College of Fellows

American Institute of Architects

Design Award

Texas Society of Architects: Rocking F Ranch

Citation of Honor Award

AIA Austin: Graves Residence

Texas Architect

'Rocking F Ranch,' (September/October)

Southern Accents

'Texas Tapestry,' (September/October)

Southern Living

'Same Space Big New Bath,' (May) 

Southern Living

'White Hot Ideas for the Kitchen,' (July) 

Tribeza

'Schematic,' (October)


2005

Honor Award

AIA Austin: Wild Haire Ranch

Honor Award

AIA Austin: Rocking F Ranch 

Western Interiors & Design

'Austin Evolution,' (March/April Cover Story)

Austin American Statesman 

'Local Architects Build Trophy Collections' (3-3-05), (March)

The Good Life

'Good Design Aims for Sweet Spot Between Life and Art.' By Mell Lawrence (April)

New American Farmhouse

By Neill Heath, book published by Random House

Great Houses on a Budget

By James Grayson Trulove, book published by Random House 

Interview, in Context

'Architect: Mell Lawrence,' KLRU TV(PBS), produced by Dutch Ral


2004

Selected

AIA Austin Homes Tour: Watermark 35 House

Renovate!

Book by Fred A. Bernstein, published by Filipacchi Publishing

The House to Ourselves

Book by Todd Larson & Tom Connor, published by Random House

Austin American Statesman

'History Retouched' (1-17-04)

Austin American Statesman

'Built to Fit You' (9-23-04)


2003

Selected

AIA Austin Homes Tour: Raleigh Street Addition

Metropolitan Home

'Good Save!' (March/April)

Western Interiors & Design

'The Great Outdoors,' (May/June)  

Tribeza

"Schematic: Red Barn,' (February)

Tribeza

'Discussing Clarity/Schematic: The Creation of New Eyes,' Co-written with James David (June)

Lone Star Living: Texas Homes and Ranches

Book by Tyler Beard, published by Bulfinch Press 

Austin American Statesman

'Dining by Design' (11-6-03 XL-ENT Supplement)

Austin American Statesman

'Posh Austin Homes' (11-6-03), Allison Hall-Beach

Interview, Homes Across America

'Rustic Design, Contemporary Labor of Love, 'HGTV, produced by Drew Hallman

Interview, Austin Now

'Edifice Tex: The Familiar & Unusual Work of Mell Lawrence,' KLRU TV (PBS), produced by Tom Spencer (April


2002

Metropolitan Home

'Austin Power,' Helen Thompson (September/October) 


2001

2001 Firm of the Year Award

AIA Austin

Merit Award

AIA Austin: Gardens Retail Addition & Remodel

Honor Award

Texas Society of Architects: David/ Peese House

Honor Award

AIA Austin: David/ Peese House

Honor Award

AIA Austin: Peace Pipe Path House

Merit Award

AIA Austin: Lazy Eye Ranch

Texas Architect

'David/Peese House' (September/October)

Austin American Statesman

'Taking a Shine to Metal' (8-25-01)

Austin American Statesman

'Inside Out' (7-5-01)

Austin American Statesman

'Award Affirms Area Architects' (5-10-01)


2000

Metropolitan Home

'Gardens Retail' (January/February)


1999

Garden Design

'Design: Shopping the Shops,' (November)

American Style

Book by Dylan Landis, published by Clarkson Potter Publishers

Texas Architect

'Ranch Retreat,' (March/April)


1995

Metropolitan Home

'Hill Country Villa,' (November/December)

Metropolitan Home

 'A Family Affair' Fred A. Bernstein (May/June)


1991

Mell Lawrence Architects Founded

Austin, TX

Design Award

Texas Society of Architects: West Lynn Cafe

Design Excellence Award

City of Austin: West Lynn Cafe

Texas Architect

'Neighborhood Service,' (February Cover Story)