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!

Madrone Creek Site Visit

September 2017

Madrone Creek Site VisitWe had a wonderful and productive site visit at our Madrone Creek residence in Dripping Springs, Texas. The residence is coming along nicely and we are very excited to see this one complete!
LaRue Project Team: Jim LaRue, Project Manager: Patrick Mobley, Interior Designer: Richard Medina

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!

LaRue Architects in Contemporary Texas Architecture Book

January 2017

Texas Arch BookWe are very excited to have been featured in the book, Contemporary Texas Architecture. Be sure to get your copy at your local bookstore or Amazon!

Window Adventures in Arizona

January 2017

Arizona TripJim LaRue had the opportunity to go to Arizona this month to learn about some new window products. He said that visiting manufacturing facilities in both Phoenix and Tucson were very educational and he is excited to see these new products emerge in the market!

LaRue Architects is now on Instagram

December 2016

We’ve joined the Instagram world! Be sure to check out LaRue Architects page to see sneak peaks of residences under construction, office adventures, cool materials and beautiful photos that highlight our homes!

Check it out here!


Welcoming John to the team!

October 2016

John StoddardWe here at LaRue Architects would like to introduce our newest addition, John Stoddard! He brings 7 years of residential experience and has previous experience in commercial and collegiate architecture. John is currently pursuing his architecture registration in the State of Texas. We are thrilled that he has joined our team!

CRAN Conference 2016

September 2016

CRANJim & Emily recently returned from the CRAN conference held in Santa Rosa, CA. They said that this year’s symposium was not only educational but served as another amazing opportunity to connect with others in the industry. Jim & Emily enjoyed various seminars and learning from guest speaker presentations which they said were very enlightening. The exchange of ideas at these sorts of conferences is essential to the growth of our team and we very much look forward to the next one!

Visit from Brombal Windows & Doors

August 2016

August newsWe had a great visit with Brombal this week! It was pleasure to talk to them about all things windows and doors!

Patrick Tours the Kolbe Factory

July 2016

Patrick at KolbeOur Project Manager, Patrick Mobley had the honor of being invited to tour the Kolbe Windows & Doors factory in Wausau, WI. He enjoyed seeing first-hand how their products are made from start to finish. Patrick said the whole experience was a lot of fun and is excited to implement his new window and door knowledge into his next project!


LaRue Project Featured

June 2016

Portella DoorsWe were thrilled to see our House on Hidden Pond residence featured for the use of Portella Steel Windows & Doors in Dallas Style & Design Magazine! Their products helped to create the clean and contemporary look we wanted for this beautiful Dallas residence. Be sure to check out the article in their Summer 2016 publication!

Patrick Mobley Welcomes Baby Girl

March 2016

Patrick Mobely's family photoEveryone at LaRue would like to congratulate Patrick and his wife, Megan for bringing their first baby, Adalyn Ann Mobley into the world on March 15th, 2016. We are all so excited and we wish you both the best in this new journey!

Welcoming Richard to The LaRue Team

November 2015

Richard MedinaWe are excited to welcome our newest LaRue team member, Richard Medina! He will be our Interior Designer liaison and brings along 3 years of freelance interior decorating experience as well as 2 years of residential design experience. Richard is an associate AIA member and is currently pursing LEED certification. We are very excited to have him!

Photo Shoot at the Rivercrest Residence

November 2015

Boatwright Photo ShootBrooke was a leaf blowing monster at the photo shoot this week for the Rivercrest Residence! Check out some sneak peeks and behind the scenes of the shoot under On The Boards – Rivercrest. Stay tuned to see the beautiful photos of this Lake Austin home!

Publish and Prosper

November 2015

TSA PanelCheck out the panel for the ‘Publish and Prosper’ presentation at the TSA this past weekend having a meeting before they begin. Jim was honored to be apart of the panel and said he found the experience very rewarding. We all are excited to see him on more panels in the future! The rest of the LaRue team not only had fun but found the convention advantageous and valuable. We all look forward to next year!

Texas Society of Architects Convention

November 2015

The Architects at LaRue head to Dallas for the Texas Society of Architects convention from November 5-7! We are all excited to have Jim LaRue as a panelist at the convention on Saturday, November 7 at 1:15pm for the ‘Publish and Prosper in Residential Publications’ presentation. The panel will discuss the current publishing world and how best to promote your residential design work online and in print. Jim will touch on his experience with publishing over the past 26 years while building his company.

Lake Austin House

October 2015

Rivercrest Drive ResidenceWe had an exciting site visit at our most recent Lake Austin house. Stay tuned for photos in the next month!

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