Tom Hurt—along with his associates Ricardo Sepulveda, Jake Hawkins and Erick Vernon-Galindo —have a wide breadth of experience creating residential, commercial, non-profit and multi-family buildings in Austin, San Francisco, and Germany.
TOM HURT Architecture provides full services for building design and master planning, including interior finish selection and exterior hard-scaping. We offer to our client a project team of engineers and consultants – and a general contractor, if requested – to make the complex process of planning and building manageable for our clients. We base our recommendations of the project team on project complexity, budget, and schedule, and we assist our clients in charting a path through the complexities of the building process that is based on experience, and professional integrity. It is important to us that our client develops trust for each team member to manage their part of the building project – which by its nature is a great money, time, and often emotional investment by our client.
Having worked as a general contractor, framer, and carpenter on various projects, Tom approaches design with a builder’s view of details, work sequencing, and costs. This can be useful for the client for two reasons; it has caused our office to strive toward extraordinary building designs within normal (affordable) and durable building technologies; and it has led Tom and his office to pursue, through design, uncommon beauty in common materials. This latter task is exciting for us, and it is why we consider much of our work to be a careful consideration of the arrangement and treatment of materials.