James D. LaRue Architects is a design oriented architecture firm located in Westlake Hills in Austin, Tx. Our small firm of talented and diverse professionals has brought their experiences, education, and interests to a design intensive environment. Our focus at James D. LaRue Architects is to create residences that are custom, responsive, and sustainable. Our clients will find that the design process is very interactive and practical, while remaining highly creative, versatile, and site sensitive.
Our team of architects and interior designers aim to reflect the sustainable and progressive spirit of Austin in the design of our homes. Our commitment begins at the site so we immediately embrace the notion that the building is an extension of its surroundings and reflects the character of its occupants. We at James D. LaRue Architects believe that the greater the challenge, the greater the opportunity for an imaginative, ingenious, and ethical architectural response. With over 400 residences and offices completed, James D. LaRue Architects brings extensive experience and expertise to every project.
James D. LaRue founded the firm in January of 1988. He has over 30 years of experience in residential design and construction. He has designed over 500 custom homes and offices throughout the US and abroad. He has served on numerous design review committees and mentors local high school students pursuing interests in architecture.