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A Mid-Century Austin Office Building Transformed to Foster Interdisciplinary Collaboration

December 8, 2020 – Located on North Lamar Boulevard just north of downtown Austin, Clayton Korte’s office embodies the firm’s commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration and to fostering discourse in the design community. Officially named Design Office, the mid-century office space is home to two design practices, Clayton Korte and Word + Carr Design Group, a…

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Savor | Clayton Korte

December 7, 2020 – Savor is first and foremost a place to educate students in the culinary arts. Operated by the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), Savor functions as a full-service teaching restaurant where students learn and hone their skills while working with professional chefs, restaurateurs, and teachers. Savor is located within the Pearl, a…

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Hotel Saint Cecilia | Clayton Korte

December 7, 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 Korte gave this 3,425-square-foot…

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En Californie, Clayton Korte réalise une élégante grange dans le vignoble de Saxum

December 6, 2020 – En Californie, á mi-chemin entre San Francisco et Los Angeles dans la commune de Paso Robles, l’agence d’architecture Clayton Korte vient de terminer la réalisation d’une grange aux traits minimalistes et á l’allure moderne. Un projet atypique qui se démarque par sa durabilité.

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Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards

December 3, 2020 – We are thrilled to share that our Hill Country Wine Cave is the Interior Residential Winner in the 2020 Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards. Our project is one of 47 works representing a total of 50 categories, culled from more than 800 submissions. Thank you Architect’s Newspaper and the talented…

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Design Office by Clayton Korte

November 25, 2020 – Located on North Lamar Boulevard just north of downtown Austin, Clayton Korte’s office embodies the firm’s commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration and to fostering discourse in the design community. Officially named Design Office, the mid-century office space is home to two design practices, Clayton Korte and Word + Carr Design Group, a…

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The Best Restaurant Architects and Designers in San Antonio

November 22, 2020 – Clayton Korte listed among the best restaurant architects and designers in San Antonio. The restaurant scene in San Antonio is on the rise, with creative local chefs investing in the city’s revitalizing urban neighborhoods and turning old, historic buildings into exciting new spaces for culinary adventures. As with any large city,…

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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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Cervecería de Potchernick en San Antonio, Texas

November 20, 2020 – Potchernick’s Cerveceria da nueva vida a lo que alguna vez fue la muy querida tienda Potchernick’s Sporting Goods de San Antonio. En el negocio desde 1904 hasta 1991, Potchernick’s fue la segunda tienda de artículos deportivos en funcionamiento continuo más antigua de los Estados Unidos. Vacante desde que cerró, el estrecho…

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Here’s How Austin’s Fixing Up Fiesta Gardens, Lakeside Lagoon and All

November 18, 2020 – The City of Austin’s Parks and Recreation Department kicked off a virtual community engagement process for the rehabilitation of longtime city-owned East Austin event venue Fiesta Gardens earlier this week, a project overseen by preservation-minded local architects Clayton Korte to bring a variety of improvements to the 54-year-old facility that’s often rented for weddings, quinceañeras, and family…

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Downtown San Antonio to welcome new brewery, restaurant and ‘urban path’ in 2022

November 16, 2020 – “The second-oldest continuously operating sporting goods store in the United States” may not be the catchiest claim to fame, but a new craft brewery will make its home in a Downtown SA building that holds that title. Potchernick’s Cervecería — led by architecture firm Clayton Korte — will fill a long-vacant downtown…

San Antonio Current

Potchernick’s Cerveceria in San Antonio

November 13, 2020 – Potchernick’s Cerveceria breathes new life into what was once San Antonio’s much loved Potchernick’s Sporting Goods store. In business from 1904 to 1991, Potchernick’s held claim as the second oldest continuously operating sporting goods store in the United States. Vacant since it closed, the narrow building (two-hundred-feet long and a mere twenty-eight-feet…

E-Architect

Savor Restaurant

November 13, 2020 – Clayton Korte created Savor Restaurant as both a place for both learning about culinary arts as well a restaurant for diners to enjoy good food in a curated space in San Antonio. Savor is first and foremost a place to educate students in the culinary arts. Operated by the Culinary Institute…

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Savor, Culinary Institute of America’s San Antonio teaching restaurant by Clayton Korte

November 12, 2020 – Savor is first and foremost a place to educate students in the culinary arts. Operated by the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), Savor functions as a full-service teaching restaurant where students learn and hone their skills while working with professional chefs, restaurateurs, and teachers. From its compact interior and modest storefront,…

Retail Design Blog

A new brewery and restaurant Potchernick’s Cervecería announced for downtown San Antonio

November 12, 2020 – Suds will soon flow in a building that used to house hiking boots. Potchernick’s Cervecería is currently under development in the former home of Potchernick’s Sporting Goods along the River Walk at 211 N. St. Mary’s St., basically halfway between The Esquire Tavern and Ácenar. The new project, spearheaded by the…

My San Antonio

Eberly | Clayton Korte

November 9, 2020 – Eberly, inspired by sources both humble and lofty, marries a former 1970s print shop building with a salvaged bar from the storied Cedar Tavern in New York’s Greenwich Village to create a sophisticated bar, cafe, and restaurant in central Austin. Following the owner’s purchase of the legendary bar, hand-carved mahogany sections…

Designverse

Clayton & Little Rebrands as Clayton Korte

November 3, 2020 – Austin- and San Antonio-based architecture and interior design practice Clayton & Little announced it has changed its name to Clayton Korte. Coinciding with the firm’s 15th anniversary, the name change reflects a recent shift in firm leadership, ownership, and design direction. Clayton Korte is now led by partners Paul Clayton, Brian Korte,…

Hospitality Design

Learning to Cook

November 1, 2020 – Clayton Korte presents the new restaurant Savor The Culinary Institute of America located within San Antonio’s historic Pearl district. Running through the space’s limited storefront, a 50-foot canopy unifies an inviting patio, dining room, and gleaming instructional kitchen. A blackened steel frame references industrial surroundings while delicate brass connections and backlit…

G&G Magazine

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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Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery in BOB Magazine

October 16, 2020 – Our Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery project—featured in this month’s BOB magazine in South Korea, issue No. 195. Wonderful to see this showcased in international print. Thank you BOB Magazine for including us in your Brewery & Pub collection. Southerleigh celebrates the architecture and soul of the 1890s vintage building, originally…

Bob Magazine

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.

Interior Design

Summer Highlights Newsletter

September 10, 2020 – Though temperatures in Austin and San Antonio have dropped in recent days, we are not convinced summer is behind us just yet. In our summer newsletter we share projects that evoke the feeling of this unique summer – vacation, staycation, and time spent outside by water.

Summer Newsletter

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…

E-Architect

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.

Dezeen Awards 2020

Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn 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.

Dezeen Awards 2020

Eberly por Clayton & Little. Un espacio versátil y contemporáneo con fondo de los 70

July 31, 2020 – Eberly, inspirado por fuentes tanto humildes como nobles, se casa con un antiguo edificio de una imprenta de la década de los 70, con un bar rescatado de la famosa Cedar Tavern en Greenwich Village de Nueva York, para crear un sofisticado bar, cafetería y restaurante en el centro de Austin….

Infurma International

Auberge Resorts to operate Austin’s luxury hotel Commodore Perry Estate

July 1, 2020 – Auberge Resorts Collection, owner, and operator of award-winning boutique luxury resorts, residences and clubs, has been selected to manage the Commodore Perry Estate, a small luxury hotel to be developed on the historic “Commodore” Perry Estate in Central Austin. The hotel will open in mid-2019. The property is being developed by an…

Hotelier International

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

First look: Resort hotel opens in Austin’s historic Commodore Perry Estate

June 30, 2020 – Few Austinites can remember when the 10-acre Commodore Perry Estate, which opened June 29 as a resort hotel, served as a gracious hilltop residence overlooking Waller Creek and what was then the Austin Country Club. There, Edgar Howard Perry, a cotton trader, hotel owner and developer, lived in a 10,800-square-foot Italianate home,…

Austin American Statesman

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

Austin’s landmark estate opens doors to stunning hotel, restaurant, and members-only club

June 29, 2020 – Austin’s storied Commodore Perry Estate is entering its next chapter as a luxury destination resort. On Monday, June 29, the Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection is officially opening its century-old doors to the public. Perched on an expansive 10 acres on the corner of Red River and 41st streets, the…

CultureMap Austin

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…

Atomic Ranch

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

Spring Highlights Newsletter

May 13, 2020 – Spring brings highlights for the year thus far. We look forward to seeing everyone in person sometime soon, and wish you continued good health during this season of new beginnings. Read our spring newsletter at the link below.

Spring Newsletter

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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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

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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