who we are
Point B Design Group based in Austin TX focuses on architecture as a holistic process. We believe architecture is the result of design, client needs, schedule, budget, and construction. Point B Design Group’s main focus is to create elegant solutions to clients program requirements by collaborating with essential team members from the beginning. Our process delivers the essence of Design-Build which is the collaboration between architect, builder, and client. This leads to a seamless transition between documentation and construction. Because the contractor is on the team early on, there is an understanding of design intent that cannot be communicated through drawings alone.
Our practice creates an efficient design and documentation process and ultimately construction process. The synergy between design and construction is essential to creating successful end products. Point B Design Group’s main focus is our client’s satisfaction by streamlining the design and construction process, minimizing stress of construction - ultimately arriving at Point B successfully.
Principal Architect & Owner
Maggie comes from an engineer father and ceramic artist mother with an uncle who trained under one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s proteges in the 1950s. Maggie has loved the art and science of architecture since she was young. She made her way to Austin shortly after graduating with a Bachelors of Architecture from University of Arizona in 2009. After working with Peter Dick Architect and Builder doing Design-Build she went to Construction Project Management with Wilmington-Gordon and received her architecture license in 2014. At the end of 2015 Maggie started Point B Design Group with the vision of creating an architecture firm that challenged the traditional studio model. Maggie believes in the synergy between construction and design - without one there is not the other. Having a deepened understanding of the construction process lends itself to Maggie designing more buildable, affordable details that stand the test of time and having fun while doing it!
Morgan is a native Texan and has called Austin home since 2008. She completed her Bachelors degree in Architecture, both at the University of Texas at Austin. She worked as a project manager for a local construction firm. Since graduating from architecture school in 2013 she has worked for local architecture firms, gaining experience from a different side of the building process. Her experiences on the job site and working to build a design with a team of architects has given her an appreciation for the different roles in the process of realizing a building.
Before making her way to Austin in 2016, Julia lived in Alabama. Originally from Birmingham, she studied architecture at Auburn University where she attended Auburn's renowned Rural Studio. While at Rural Studio, she lived and worked with three other individuals for over two years to both design and build the Lions Park Shade Pavilions on a 42 acre park for the underserved community of Greensboro in rural West Alabama. Since moving to Austin, Julia has gained experience from local firms working in both design and construction on various residential projects.