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Fall 2017

Metal Mag

The Cotton Gin at the Co-op District is featured in Metal Mag's Fall 2017 issue.  The article discusses the effort by the architect's to preserve the agricultural history of the structure, purposeful use of materials and green design.  

April 2017

Architecture Magazine

The Cotton Gin at the Co-op District is featured in Architecture Magazine's April 2017 AIA Awards and floor plan drawing.

March 21, 2017

The Cotton Gin at the Co-op District is featured in with an extensive online article including photos from before, during and post construction along with architectural drawings.

September 9, 2016

Texas Architect Magazine

The Cotton Gin at the Co-Op District is featured in the Sept/Oct 2016 Design Awards issue. Cotton Gin recognized for its industrial legacy and contemporary usage.

Antenora Architects has designs on Hutto

July 29, 2016

Austin Business Journal


The Cotton Gin at the Co-op District and other current community project work of Antenora Architects are featured in this article.  

All the angles: See Award-winning designs from Austin Architects

May 24, 2016

Austin Business Journal


AIA Austin Chapter announced the 2016 Design Award winners.  The Cotton Gin at the Co-OP District in Hutto, Texas received an award for Small Scale category.

Bank design evolves with technology, empowered customers

June 7, 2013

Austin Business Journal

Article discusses bank design becoming more engaging, homelike setting with technology empowering customers. Antenora Architect's First Lockhart National Bank is discussed as an example of this trend.

Hutto to turn silos into city hall

August 22, 2010

Austin Business Journal


Article show cases the dramatic concept design of the civic complex for Hutto Texas.The city hall design includes Hutto's agrarian past with grain silos and cotton gin buildings

December 7, 2013

Austin Home Magazine


In the Best of the City Winter 2013 issue, the Ryan home is featured.  

October 11, 2013

Austin Chronicle


Wheatsville Co-op's second location is now open for business.  Antenora Architects is proud to show off this long awaited design.

June 7, 2013

Austin Business Journal


"Everything is tending away from...that institutional look and to a more friendly open look with large windows," said Michael Antenora, principal of Antenora Architects LLP.  "€œIt used to be that people felt a sense of security with that fortress look, but not so much now."


September 3, 2010

Round Rock Leader

The future plans for the Hutto Co-op site are discussed in this front page article.

August 20, 2010

Austin Business Journal

The master planning effort of the Antenora Architects-led design team for the Hutto Co-op District were featured in this issue of the weekly business newspaper.

May 1, 2010

Green Business Quarterly


Antenora Architects was featured as part of the spotlight on Texas architecture firms.

Luxury Homes of Texas

October 1, 2009

Luxury Homes of Texas

Antenora Architects' latest creations are showcased in Luxury Homes of Texas, a publication featuring Texas' finest architects and builders.


Metal Mag

The UFCU-University Branch was featured in January 2009 issue's 'Retail & Mixed-Use' article.

July 5, 2008

Austin Business Journal

Michael Antenora provides insight and commentary regarding the evolving architectural aesthetic of Austin's built environment.


May 1, 2008

Home Magazine

The Courtyard House is featured in an article showcasing bathroom designs from four different parts of the country.


May 1, 2008

Austin Design Guide


The Garner Ave House is featured in the 2008 Austin Design Guide that highlights the participating homes in the 2007 AIA Homes Tour.

August 1, 2007

The Good Life

In this article, Michael Antenora discusses how architecture is, and can be, an expression of who we are and what we believe in.

July 1, 2007

Stone World

The use of natural slate both indoors and outdoors of the Volente Lake House is highlighted in this issue.

Look What I Did!

June 7, 2007


Michael Antenora is featured on this HG-TV show where he demonstrates how he designed and fabricated the fence at the Courtyard House.  Episode HLWID-409.

March 15, 2007

Southern Kitchens Dining Spaces

The Courtyard House is one of the featured homes in this book showcasing kitchen and dining designs from the American south.  ISBN-10: 1-59253-327-2

March 1, 2007

Stone & Tile Design Magazine

The Volente Lake House, and its use of natural stone is featured in this article discussing the value of exterior architecture.

In Context

November 4, 2006


Michael Antenora was featured on this PBS series that focuses on design, architecture and various artistic disciplines.

Miracle League

November 1, 2006


Public Service announcement featuring renderings of the new Miracle League baseball field designed by Antenora Architects llp. Learn more about the project and Miracle League here.

Penn Field

September 1, 2006

The Shape of Texas

Penn Field is featured on this regional radio series that features architecture and travel destinations.

July 1, 2006

Upscale Remodeling

Article written about the Courtyard House.

July 1, 2006

Texas Architect

Article features the University Federal Credit Union's Brodie Lane branch and how it serves as a testament to the institution's new marketing strategy.

January 1, 2006

Home Magazine

Article written about the Courtyard House.

November 1, 2005



Article showcases the energy and cost savings of adaptive re-use in the Penn Field project.

July 1, 2005

metal mag

Article that showcases the role of steel in the design of the UFCU Brodie Lane branch.

May 1, 2005

Fine Homebuilding

Article written about unique trellis structures around the country featuring the Courtyard House.

October 1, 2004


Article showcases the UFCU Brodie Lane branch as one of the several forward thinking local businesses that stress using their buildings as a marketing tool.

September 23, 2004

Austin American Statesman

Michael Antenora and other local architects answer questions about how and when to use an architect for residential design.

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ENR's Best of the Best Projects 2016 Competition

January 28, 2017

The Cotton Gin was chosen as Best of the Best Renovation / Restoration Project of 2016 by the Engineering News Record (ENR) for projects submitted across the U.S. 

2017 National AIA Honor Award for Architecture

January 13, 2017

The Cotton Gin was honored with the highest professional award an architect can earn 2017 National American Institute of Architect (AIA) Honor Award for Architecture. It is the first structure from 2012 master plan for the 16-acre former agriculture co-op site.

AN 2016 Best of Design Award - Adaptive Restoration

December 7, 2016

The Architects Newspaper Design Award focused on the architect's ability to transform an industrial Cotton Gin into Civic Pavilion while focusing on smart design decisions with cladding, strategic removals and wind and environmental aspects.

ABC Inc. - Central Texas Chapter - Construction Award

October 5, 2016

The Cotton Gin was recognized by the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. -  Central Texas Chapter with a construction excellence award for "Renovation: Less Than $4 Million."  

ENR Texas & Louisiana 2016 Best Project Winner

August 8, 2016

The Cotton Gin was selected by Engineering-News Record (ENR) Texas & Louisiana's 2016 Best Project Winner Renovation / Restoration category. Projects compete in 20 specialized categories honoring the best construction.  

May 11, 2016

Antenora Architects was awarded 2016 Texas Society of Architects Design Award for their outstanding architectural design. This annual competition recognizes design excell-ence by architects practicing in Texas.








April 16, 2016

Antenora Architects was presented this AIA Austin Design Award for their outstanding   design and adaptive reuse of  The Cotton Gin at the CO-OP District located in the City of Hutto, Texas.








AGC Construction Award

February 1, 2008

Antenora Architects was presented with an Outstanding Construction Award by the Austin AGC for the renovation of the Four Season Hotel's Cafe and Spa.

October 10, 2007

Awarded to Michael Antenora in the 2007 Annual Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin Awards' issue for "Best Designer of a New Austin."

October 1, 2007

The Garner Ave House was selected as a participant in the annual homes tour hosted by the Austin Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

3-Star AEGB Rating

November 11, 2006

The Garner Ave Residence was awarded a 3-Star rating by the Austin Energy Green Building program for achievement in sustainable design and construction.

Honorable Mention in ED+C

September 1, 2005

Penn Field received an Honorable Mention in Environmental Design + Construction Magazine's design issue.

Finalist by ED+C

September 1, 2005

The Courtyard House was selected as a finalist by Environmental Design + Construction Magazine's annual Excellence in Design awards.

October 2, 2004

The Couryard House was selected as a participant in the annual homes tour hosted by the Austin Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

October 1, 2004

Awarded to Penn Field in the 2004 Austin Chronicle 'Best of Austin Awards' issue for "Best Recently Restored Building."

October 1, 2004

Awarded to Antenora Architects llp in the 2004 Austin Chronicle for 'Best Facades, Facelifts and True-to-Forms.'

Best Mixed-Use Project

April 2, 2004

Awarded to Penn Field in the 2004 Austin Business Journal's Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards.

Best Retail Project

April 2, 2004

The UFCU Brodie Lane Branch was selected as a finalist for Best Retail Project in the 2004 Austin Business Journal's Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards.

Certificate of Excellence

November 13, 2003

Awarded in 2003 to the UFCU Brodie Lane Branch for excellence in construction by the Central Texas Chapter of the Association of Builders & Contractors.

September 26, 2003

Awarded to Penn Field for "Best of Everything Old is New Again" by the Austin Chronicle's Annual Best of Austin Awards, Critics Picks.

Merit Award

November 13, 2002

Awarded for the adaptive re-use of Penn Field by the Heritage Society of Austin.

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