LaRue Architects explores Chicago for the 2022 AIA Conference

June 2022

LaRue Team in Chicago The LaRue team had the pleasure of finally feeling a bit more ‘normal’ this year and attended the AIA conference on Architecture in Chicago! The highlights didn’t just include a moderated conversation with President Barack Obama but plenty of enlightening seminars and amazing architecture to discover. We did make sure to enjoy plenty of hot dogs and pizza too! We have come home to Austin incredibly inspired and truly excited to see what the rest of this year brings in design!

Please Welcome Braydn Voorhees to the LaRue Team!

June 2022

Braydn Voorhees

Our LaRue team is growing! We are so glad to announce that Braydn Voorhees has officially joined our Team. With a Masters of Architecture from Kansas Sate University and a strong passion for just the type of architecture we love to do, we are so glad to have him! Welcome, Braydn!

AIA Austin Homes Tour 2021

October 16th-17th

We are thrilled to announce that our Clarksville residence is an official selection for the AIA Austin Homes Tour 2021!

AIA Austin is doing a hybrid tour this year with both virtual and in person touring. The LaRue Architects in person touring is on Saturday, October 16th and virtual touring on Sunday, October 17th so please get your tickets below and come see this is incredibly unique and beautiful home!


Women in architecture

August 2021

We are celebrating Women In Architecture with the AIA Austin and we’d like to give a shout out to our girl, Emily Haydon! She brings a creative passion and unique eye to her love of architectural design and she has been a crucial piece of our puzzle at LaRue Architects for 13 years. We congratulate you and cheers to inspiring us all!

LaRue Architects Hits Stands in the New York Times

February 2021

What’s it like to sleep in a hexagon? Head over to the New York Times website to read all about it now!

LaRue Architects is honored and thrilled to have our Ski Slope residence featured in the latest the New York Times! We loved working on this project with all those involved and our amazing Clients. We couldn’t be happier (or more jealous) with the end result. It is truly a unique and beautiful home that shines over Lake Austin.

Be sure to grab a copy of the New York Times off the newsstands today!

AIA Homes Tour is fast approaching!

October 2019

The AIA Austin Homes Tour is fast approaching! See a sneak peak of our VIP house here. Be sure to get your tickets and get ready to see some beautiful homes.

LaRue Architects snags VIP home for Homes Tour

August 2019

The title says it all! We are honored to be the VIP home for the 2019 Homes Tour here in Austin, TX. We’d love for everyone to come out in October and see this stunning residence. Find tickets on sale here:

LaRue Architects receives Luxe Red Award!

May/June 2019

LaRue Architects has been awarded the Regional Luxe Red Award for 2019! We are honored to receive this recognition and be sure to check us out in the Austin-San Antonio Luxe Magazine in the May/June 2019 issue.

LaRue Architects has gone viral!

April 2019

We are privileged to be featured in Matt Risinger’s, ‘The Build Show’ on YouTube to show off our newest Clarksville residence! It was a great collaboration between everyone and we’d like to shout out to all those involved, especially Loewen Windows, Exclusive Windows & Doors of Austin, & FourSquare Builders.

Check Jim & Emily out here!

Mr. Mobley, the Architect!

March 2019

Patrick is now a Registered Architect! We would like to congratulate him for becoming registered in the state of Texas. We are very excited for what this will bring!

Emily Marks Haydon’s 10 year anniversary!

August 2018

Emily Marks HaydonThis month we celebrate Emily Marks Haydon as she hits her 10 year mark with LaRue Architects! Everyone who has had the pleasure of working with her has discovered her to be a talented designer and an amazingly dedicated professional that performs at the highest levels. Emily is a true leader at our firm and plays an integral part in our success! She has completed a number of our most notable projects over the last decade and we look forward to seeing her passion for design continue! Cheers to you, Emily!

AIA Convention 2018

June 2018

AIA 2018Jim, Patrick, & Emily have just returned from New York City after attending this year’s American Institute of Architects convention. They not only had a ton of fun at events and touring the city but they learned an immense amount. Jim even found Modern Architect, a book LaRue has been published in front and center at a local book store – pretty cool! They all came back to the office with a new sense of inspiration and awe. We can’t wait to implement all they’ve learned at our firm!

Architect & Builder duo celebrate finished residence

June 2018

Jim & GregJim LaRue & Greg Reynolds of Reynolds Custom Homes celebrate the homeowners move in at the latest LaRue designed residence! Keep an eye out for this gem coming soon to our website!

Serious windows calls for serious travel

April 2018

Italy 2018Jim LaRue and Project Manager, Patrick Mobley have returned from Italy after meeting personally with Brombal Window to discuss details on our Red Oak Residence. These expansive and (dare we say it) curved windows are going to provide killer views of Lake Austin. Check our On The Boards page for more updates!

Texas Modern Book Published

December 2017

Texas Modern BookWe are proud to announce that we have not just one but three residences published in this beautiful architecture book, Texas Modern! Be sure to get a copy on your coffee table today!

Weston, MA Residence Complete

October 2017

Weston, MA ProjectJim and Kristi LaRue just returned from their Weston, Massachusetts trip visiting our amazing north eastern clients and their beautifully finished home! LaRue Architects’ Hill Country Contemporary style takes over the North!

NYC Trip with Haas HT & Crestron

September 2017

Our crew has returned from a quick visit to New York and New Jersey! We are so thankful to have been given the opportunity (thanks to Haas Home Technologies!) to learn about all the newest AV and lighting systems from Crestron. Everyone loved touring the factory to see how it all comes together and of course, we all had a ton of fun too!

Trip to Italy

June 2017

Italy PhotoJim has returned from his trip to Italy and it was eventfully busy to say the least! He kicked off the trip with Brombal USA to review window shop drawings for a project here in Austin. Aria Stone also gave him and wife, Kristi the opportunity to go to the Carrara Quarries and see first hand the beautiful white and blue-grey marble. After all that pasta, he is now back in the office and we’re rocking through the rest of summer!

Strait Lane Party

May 2017

Strait Lane PartyOne of our amazing clients threw a wonderful party at their newly finished home in Dallas last week and we were thrilled to show off everyone’s hard work! We want to thank our clients and everyone who came out! It was a big success and it shows in the beautiful design of this home. Cheers to Jim and Emily! Be sure to follow us on social media to get some sneak peeks of the home now!

John & Richard Get Enlightened at Lutron Training

April 2017

Lutron Trip PhotoJohn & Richard had the opportunity to go to Florida this month with Captive Audio to learn all about Lutron and what their lighting system has to offer! They both had a lot of fun with everyone and learned all there is to know about lighting. It truly was an enlightening trip!

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