A sufficient house design integrates site, specific plan and space requirements, and facade/elevations.  To make a house great, John Henry imbues each work with an artist's view of composition and a technician's understanding of construction.  John has spent over 30 years creating evocative homes that not only 'live well' but are inspiring for the individual and family residing there.  

Having lived and traveled through Europe and the Middle East, John has been enchanted by the ancient world and educated in the Modern.  He holds a Master in Architecture from Texas A&M University, has accrued many awards locally and is recognized nationally and around the world.  Start here to create your Dream Home.

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“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.”

Marc Chagall

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What makes John Henry's creations so compelling is that every facade/elevation is drawn by hand, not by machine.  This includes Interior Architecture as well.  John recognizes that the greatest period designs were created without computers and that in order to imbue a house with soul, the soul of the architect must be revealed only by hand.

Final Plans are created on computer for accuracy and compatibility between consultants.

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  • Critique existing plans

  • On-site conceptual design

  • Combine ideas and plans you provide for a unique expression

  • Remodeling drawings

  • Create Schematic Plans and Elevations for local architect to finish

  • Interior design drawings

Architectural Services

Please let me know your specific interests in creating your Dream Home.  Happy to respond with a conversation and perhaps some ideas!  I have designed custom houses in Malibu and San Francisco, California; Austin, San Antonio, and Houston Texas; Cleveland, Mississippi; Steubenville, Ohio; Orlando, Winter Park, Jacksonville and Palm Beach Florida; Delaware, New York, Alabama, Sweden, and Shanghai.  I can work with you to create Conceptual Design only or continue to Permit Set, Specifications, and Interiors.


Conceptual Design of Floor Plans on Site, Facade/Elevations based on Owner's specific room, size, style

Design Development

Further refinement of Floor Plans, Site Plan, Elevations, and start of Interiors


Finalization of DesignDevelopment into Permit Set to full Specifications

Interiors Specifications

Interior Architectural Design: Drawings of principal rooms, selection of Finishes, Hardware, Electrical/Plumbing Fixtures, Details

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Please let me know what services you are seeking in connection with either a remodeling or new home design

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