Alterstudio Architects is an office in Texas, United States, formed by the architect Kevin Alter, who has as a partner since 2005, the architect Ernesto Cragnolini. The portfolio shows different approaches to residential projects, all with high quality formal and striking details.

Architect Day: Alterstudio

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Alterstudio Architects was founded in 2000 in a natural growth of academic and professional activities of the American architect Kevin Alter, who studied at Bennington College, Bachelor of Arts and the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he did his masters in architecture in 1990. In 2003, Ernesto Cragnolini, graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1997, joined the firm, becoming partner in 2005.

Architect Day: Alterstudio
East Windsor Residence, Texas, USA. photo © Paul Finkel / Piston Design : Jonathan H. Jackson

Architect Day: Alterstudio
East Windsor Residence, Texas, USA. photo © Paul Finkel / Piston Design : Jonathan H. Jackson

Architect Day: Alterstudio
East Windsor Residence, Texas, USA. photo © Paul Finkel / Piston Design : Jonathan H. Jackson

Architect Day: Alterstudio
East Windsor Residence, Texas, USA. photo © Paul Finkel / Piston Design : Jonathan H. Jackson

Architect Day: Alterstudio
East Windsor Residence, Texas, USA. photo © Paul Finkel / Piston Design : Jonathan H. Jackson

Alterstudio is based in Austin, Texas and focuses on the relationship between architecture and the material facts of the social occasions that involve them. Awards and publications are already commonplace in the office routine, as well as interesting works, both in its approach to internal and external, always showing a unity, thinking the details as important elements. The renovations of old homes show the versatility of the office.

Bouldin Residence, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Jonathan Jackson Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Jonathan Jackson Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Jonathan Jackson Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Jonathan Jackson Photography

Texas Hillel Center, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Taggart Sornsen

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Taggart Sornsen

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Taggart Sornsen

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Taggart Sornsen

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Taggart Sornsen

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Taggart Sornsen

Hidden Cove Residence, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Thomas McConnell Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Thomas McConnell Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Thomas McConnell Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Thomas McConnell Photography

Hardouin Residence, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Thomas McConnell Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Thomas McConnell Photography

Avenue G Residence, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Prune Photography / Brian Lemond

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Prune Photography / Brian Lemond

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography / Prune Photography / Brian Lemond

Cliff Street Complex, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © alterstudio.net

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © alterstudio.net

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © alterstudio.net

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © alterstudio.net

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © alterstudio.net

West Lake Hills Residence, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Finkel / Piston Design

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Finkel / Piston Design

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Finkel / Piston Design

Annie Residence, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Casey Dunn Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Casey Dunn Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Casey Dunn Photography

Clarion Cove Residence, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Casey Dunn Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Casey Dunn Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Casey Dunn Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Casey Dunn Photography

Balcones Residence, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Paul Bardagjy Photography

Highgrove Terrace Residence, Texas, USA

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Thomas McConnell Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Thomas McConnell Photography

Architect Day: Alterstudio
photo © Thomas McConnell Photography

About the author of this post

My name is Marcelo Seferin, I’m an architect from Porto Alegre, Brazil and I’m the chief architect at Seferin Arquitetura, an office that works with architecture, interior design and sustainability projects.