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Saxum Barn Receives 2020 Building Integrated Solar Technology Awards, Honorable Mention

November 20, 2020 – We are honored to share that our Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn has received an Architectural Award – Honorable Mention from the 2020 Building Integrated Solar Technology Awards, and was the only United States-based project and firm selected. The awards program, which features projects at the interface between architecture and solar energy,…

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Big-name Texas architecture firm builds new future in San Antonio

October 26, 2020 – One very big Texas architecture firm is making a “little” change. Clayton & Little Architects, which is based in San Antonio and Austin, is rebranding as Clayton Korte after 15 years. The new firm adds Brian Korte as partner after five years working at Clayton & Little. Prior to joining the company, Korte…

CultureMap San Antonio

Big-name Austin architecture firm announces not-so-little changes

October 23, 2020 – One very big Texas architecture firm is making a “little” change. Clayton & Little Architects, which is based in both Austin and San Antonio, is rebranding as Clayton Korte after 15 years. During their tenure together, architects Emily Little and Paul Clayton worked on some of the biggest hospitality projects in Central and…

CultureMap Austin

Hill Country Wine Cave Receives a Merit Award

October 22, 2020 – Our Hill Country Wine Cave project was honored with a Merit Award at the first ever virtual 2020 AIA San Antonio People + Place Awards. The wine cave was one of eight projects awarded by a distinguished jury comprised of Christiana Moss FAIA, Tate Walker AIA, and Arthi Krishnamoorthy AIA.

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Clayton & Little is now Clayton Korte

October 22, 2020 – Celebrated design firm marks 15th anniversary with a new name. Austin- and San Antonio-based architecture and interiors firm Clayton & Little has changed its name to Clayton Korte. The new name reflects a recent change in firm leadership, ownership, and design direction. Though the firm’s name has changed, the practice will…

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San Antonio’s Pearl neighborhood says bonjour to new French brasserie

October 13, 2020 – Say bonjour to San Antonio’s newest restaurant. In November, the trendy Pearl district welcomes Brasserie Mon Chou Chou, a new eatery promising traditional French comfort food served up in a laid-back atmosphere. Led by executive chef Laurent Réa, a French native, Brasserie Mon Chou Chou specializes in accessible French fare such as…

CultureMap San Antonio

Balcones Residence By Clayton & Little

October 6, 2020 – During the 1950s, architect Roland Roessner was teaching at the University of Texas and designing some of Austin’s most daring modern structures. One of his more memorable houses, the Balcones Residence, is perched above a long, sloping hillside and notable for its prominently cantilevered concrete balcony. Located along Balcones Drive, the…

Rethinking the Future

Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery

September 29, 2020 – Clayton & Little worked to bring the gritty magnificence of a former brewhouse back to life while adapting it for contemporary needs as Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery in San Antonio.

Hospitality Snapshots

Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery in San Antonio

September 11, 2020 – Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery celebrates cross-cultural southern cuisine and craft beer within the former historic Pearl Brewery, an 1890s-era building located in the heart of what is now dubbed the Pearl in San Antonio. Clayton & Little worked to bring the gritty magnificence of the brewhouse back to life while adapting it…

Prism

4 Wineries From a Moravian Vineyard to a Texan Wine Cave

September 10, 2020 – The latest issue of Interior Design magazine features our recently completed Texas Hill Country Wine Cave – on its cover!  “Materials are locally sourced, durable, easy to maintain, and rich-without being precious” – Brian Korte FAIA, Partner.

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Go Inside Ken Fulk’s Must-See New Hotel Project in Austin, Texas

September 3, 2020 – The words mansion and commodore enticed Ken Fulk to sign on to design Auberge Resorts Collection’s latest effort in Austin, Texas—the reimagining of a 1928 country home into a sprawling luxury hotel. “I’ve loved the word mansion since I was a little kid,” says the interior designer with a laugh. It also didn’t hurt that he was…

Architectural Digest

Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery San Antonio

September 2, 2020 – Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery celebrates cross-cultural southern cuisine and craft beer within the former historic Pearl Brewery, an 1890s-era building located in the heart of what is now dubbed the Pearl in San Antonio. Clayton & Little worked to bring the gritty magnificence of the brewhouse back to life while…

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Granero Saxum Vineyard Equipment

August 14, 2020 – Ubicada en el área de Templeton Gap de West Paso Robles, California, esta sencilla estructura de almacenamiento agrícola descansa en la punta del viñedo James Berry de 50 acres y la bodega adyacente ubicada a poco más de 800 pies de distancia. Esta estructura es completamente autosuficiente opera independientemente de la…

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Hill Country Wine Cave Longlisted for the 2020 Dezeen Awards

August 12, 2020 – Clayton & Little is honored to announce that two of the firm’s projects have been longlisted for the 2020 Dezeen Awards. The awards program, which celebrates the world’s best architecture, interiors and design, received over 4,300 entries from 85 countries for this year’s program.

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Auberge Resorts Collection opens first urban estate ‘Commodore Perry Estate’, Austin

June 30, 2020 – Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection, the storied architectural landmark situated on 10 secluded acres in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Austin, opens today as the first urban destination for ​Auberge Resorts Collection​. A glamorous social hub and historic former residence, designer Ken Fulk’s debut hotel is a transportive metropolitan oasis offering…

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Commodore Perry Estate Joins Auberge Resorts Collection

June 30, 2020 – Auberge Resorts Collection is growing its portfolio with the addition of a storied architectural landmark located in the Hyde Park section of Austin, Texas. Originally constructed in 1928, the Commodore Perry Estate serves as the centerpiece of 10 secluded acres. The property has been meticulously restored by Pasadena, California-based architecture firm Moule & Polyzoides and New…

Hospitality Design

The Commodore Perry Estate Opens As A Luxury Hotel

June 29, 2020 – A storied architectural landmark situated on 10 secluded acres in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Austin, is now open as a luxury hotel! The Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection promises to be a transportive metropolitan oasis offering gracious Texas hospitality. Originally built at the height of the Jazz Age in 1928 as…

365 Things Austin

First Look: Austin’s Most Anticipated Grand Hotel

June 29, 2020 – Surrounded by a stone wall, the historic Commodore Perry mansion and gardens, along Waller Creek and across from the 121-year-old Hancock Golf Course, have the ambience of a countryside retreat, but the property is right there on busy Red River and Forty-first streets—if you live in Austin, you’ve probably driven past…

Texas Monthly

Midcentury Reimagined

May 26, 2020 – A pair of Austin architects breathe new life into a midcentury modern wonder. Just a little over 10 minutes from the Texas state capitol building lies a midcentury treasure that’s been returned to its former glory. Located in Austin, the home was designed by venerated architect Roland Roessner, who taught at…

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The Bottling Dept. Food Hall

May 20, 2020 – Clayton & Little designed the Bottling Dept. Food Hall as a staple in the heart of the historic Pearl campus along the San Antonio River. Originally constructed in 1894, a devastating fire claimed the historic Pearl Bottling House in 2003. Pearl salvaged as much from the rubble as possible, and hired Clayton & Little to rebuild the 13,132-square foot-structure as a…

Hospitality Snapshots

Revealing Craft and Nature: An Interview with Brian Korte FAIA

May 13, 2020 – Brian Korte FAIA, a Principal at Clayton Korte, has been inducted to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows. Only three percent of all AIA members have been recognized with the honor, which acknowledges personal achievements and architectural excellence and those architects that have made a significant contribution to architecture…

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The Bottling Dept. Food Hall in San Antonio, Texas by Clayton & Little

May 2, 2020 – Originally constructed in 1894, a devastating fire claimed the historic Pearl Bottling House in 2003. Pearl salvaged as much from the rubble as possible, and hired Clayton & Little to rebuild the 13,132-square foot-structure as a modern interpretation of a lost Classical Revival jewel that would serve as a venue for…

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Here’s A Sneak Peek of the New Commodore Perry Estate

April 28, 2020 – Nearly a century old, the Commodore Perry Estate has taken many forms: showpiece Italianate mansion, school campus, and an event space listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Now converted into Auberge Resorts Collection’s first “urban escape,” the 10-acre Hancock property is slated to unveil its glamorous makeover to the public in…

Austin Monthly

Three New Austin Hotels

April 27, 2020 – From new construction to renovations of historic properties, Austin’s hotel scene is thriving. The long-awaited Hotel ZaZa opened downtown in September, and two stylish sister properties—the Otis and the AC hotels—opened near the University of Texas in February. In late spring, the highly anticipated Hotel Magdalena, from Bunkhouse Group (Hotel San José, El Cosmico),…

Texas Monthly

Balcones Residence by Clayton & Little

April 27, 2020 – During the 1950s, architect Roland Roessner was teaching at the University of Texas and designing some of Austin’s most daring modern structures. One of his more memorable houses, located on Balcones Drive, is notable for its prominently cantilevered concrete balcony perched above a long, sloping hillside, with Camp Mabry as its…

MyHouseIdea

The Bottling Department Food Hall in San Antonio, Texas

April 20, 2020 – Originally constructed in 1894, a devastating fire claimed the historic Pearl Bottling House in 2003. Pearl salvaged as much from the rubble as possible, and hired Clayton & Little to rebuild the 13,132-square-foot structure as a modern interpretation of a lost Classical Revival jewel that would serve as a venue for emerging chefs…

Prism

Renovation Brings Energy-Efficient Modernity to this 1950’s Texas Home

April 18, 2020 – Classic homes have their own unique appeal that is undeniable and all they need at times is a hint of modernity to turn them into more efficient and eco-friendly contemporary residences. Originally designed by Roland Roessner, a University of Texas professor and architect in the 1950’s, the Balcones Residence in Austin, Texas was…

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Balcones Residence by Clayton & Little

April 16, 2020 – Austin and San Antonio, Texas-based Clayton & Little recently completed the remodel of a 1950s house originally designed by Roland Roessner, a University of Texas professor and prominent architect of modern-style homes. Take a look at the complete story after the jump. From the architects: During the 1950s, architect Roland Roessner was teaching…

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Mid-century modern house gets inspiring transformation in Austin, Texas

April 13, 2020 – Architects Clayton & Little have beautifully renovated this mid-century modern house sited around a spectacular live oak tree in the heart of Austin, Texas. Originally designed by architect Roland Roessner, a noted University of Texas professor and architect of modern-style homes, this 1950s dwelling is known for its prominently cantilevered concrete balcony perched above…

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Balcones Residence, Texas / Clayton & Little

April 12, 2020 – Brickwork, mahogany paneling and a new guest casita are featured in this 1950s Texas dwelling that has been meticulously renovated by Austin– and San Antonio-based studio Clayton & Little. Originally design by architect Roland Roessner, a noted University of Texas professor and architect of modern-style homes, the Balcones Residence is known for its…

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Hotel Saint Cecilia by Clayton & Little

March 31, 2020 – Clayton & Little transformed this 1888-vintage Victorian mansion and one-acre campus into an oasis for one of Austin’s treasured boutique hotels. The design preserves the park-like space in the middle of the site in keeping with the original rhythms of the neighborhood. 6 Live Oaks provide the framework for siting four new…

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Equipamento para Vinícola Saxum / Clayton & Little

March 30, 2020 – Descrição enviada pela equipe de projeto. Localizada na área de Templeton Gap, em West Paso Robles, Califórnia, essa estrutura simples de armazenamento agrícola está aos pés do James Berry Vineyard de 50 acres e da Vinícola Saxum adjacente, a pouco mais de 200 metros de distância.

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Hotel Saint Cecilia

March 20, 2020 – Through sensitive renovations and new additions, Clayton & Little helped transform Hotel Saint Cecilia into a secluded oasis in the heart of Austin, Texas. Designed to offer privacy and refuge from the bustle of the city, the hotel grounds feature six magnificent live oaks scattered around an 1888-vintage Victorian mansion, recognized by Austin’s Historic…

Hospitality Snapshots

COVID-19 Update from Clayton & Little

March 17, 2020 – To our many valued clients, collaborators and friends: At Clayton & Little, our highest priority is the health, safety and well-being of our employees, their families, our clients and collaborators, and the communities we serve. Clayton & Little wants to assure you that our office is taking the advancement of the COVID-19 risk seriously…

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Women in Architecture Site Tour: Commodore Perry Estate

March 10, 2020 – Commodore Perry Estate: The Challenges of a Historic Campus. Mark your calendars and bring your hard hats for our March 10th lunch and site tour at the Commodore Perry Estate! Insights on the challenges of a historic campus will be shared by this women-led project team: Holly Arthur, AIA – Clayton…

Women in Architecture

New Openings

March 6, 2020 – Our Eberly project featured in G&G Magazine’s New Openings List. “We reserve you a selection of the new bars and restaurants where you should venture out to. From neighborhood tavern with traditional cooking to modern cuisine to luxury dining experience…”

G&G Magazine

Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn

February 28, 2020 – Located in the Templeton Gap area of West Paso Robles, California, this simple agricultural storage structure rests at the toe of the 50-acre James Berry Vineyard and the adjacent winery sitting just over 800 feet away. This structure is completely self-sufficient and operates independently from the energy grid, maximizing the structure’s…

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How Family-Owned Sunset & Co. Rose Above Market Decline

February 28, 2020 – Read about our clients, Sunset & Co., on Rivard Report. “The mom and pop store may be a thing of the past. But one longtime San Antonio shop has not only kept its doors open, but evolved with the times, and now has big plans for its next quarter-century…”

Rivard Report

AIA names 116 architects to College of Fellows

February 26, 2020 – Partner Brian Korte is one of 116 architects elevated to College of Fellows. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has elevated 116 architects to its prestigious College of Fellows. The fellowship program, according to the AIA website, “was developed to elevate those architects who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession…

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2020 AIA Fellows Announced

February 26, 2020 – The AIA elevates partner Brian Korte to College of Fellows. Five Texas architects are among the 116 AIA members elevated to the College of Fellows this year. This prestigious honor is awarded to individuals who have made significant contributions to architecture and society on a national level, and only about three…

Texas Architect

Hotel Saint Cecilia in Austin, Texas by Clayton & Little

February 26, 2020 – Designed to offer privacy and refuge from the bustle of the city, the hotel grounds feature six magnificent live oaks scattered around an 1888-vintage Victorian mansion, recognized by Austin’s Historic Landmark Commission as the Miller-Crockett House. Through a series of strategic renovations, additions, and new construction, Clayton & Little gave this…

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Partner Brian Korte Elevated to FAIA

February 25, 2020 – We are quite proud to announce that partner Brian Korte, FAIA, has been elevated to the 2020 American Institute of Architect’s College of Fellows. Fellowship elevates those architects who have made significant contributions to the profession of architecture and society and who exemplify a standard of excellence. Only 3% of AIA…

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Hotel Saint Cecilia

February 25, 2020 – Designed to offer privacy and refuge from the bustle of the city, the hotel grounds feature six magnificent live oaks scattered around an 1888-vintage Victorian mansion, recognized by Austin’s Historic Landmark Commission as the Miller-Crockett House. Through a series of strategic renovations, additions, and new construction, Clayton & Little gave this…

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