Custom Home Builder’s Blog

Jenkins is named the 2015 Custom Builder of the Year by the Texas Association of Builders. Austin Business Journal article highlights company’s success. The  Texas  Association  of  Builders  announced  and  presented  the  2015 Star Award Winners on July 30, 2015, at  the  Gaylord  Texas Resort  and  Convention Center.  The highly-­coveted Star Awards  are  given annually to […]

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Barn Style Home Architecture Lately, we’ve become obsessed with barn style home architecture. Since our latest Parade Home is designed in this unique style, it shouldn’t come as a surprise. There is much to love about the barn style of architecture. For one, barn style homes are elegant in their simplicity. Although they can range from the basic […]

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We take great pride in designing custom homes that our clients can live in comfortably and safely as they age. It’s your dream home after all, shouldn’t it be designed to last forever? Smart homeowners envision a home they can live in through midlife but aging can present mobility challenges that your home must be […]

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“Oh! The places you’ll go!” exclaimed Dr. Seuss, and we want to take you there, but we need volunteers to lead the way! Docents will greet guests and answer questions at our local Parade of Homes in May of 2017. Docents will be trained by our knowledgeable architects and builders and will learn how the home went […]

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Designing a Home for the Austin Parade of Homes How a Parade Home is different. As a design & build firm in Austin, we spend the vast majority of our time tuning in to our client’s lifestyle, how they entertain, their family’s interests, and their home design requirements.  Our architecture team gets to know the day-to-day pattern and what […]

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Traditional Construction Model Changes The traditional construction services industry is changing. Under the traditional approach, design and construction services are split into separate entities, separate locations, and separate work. Because the Architect and Builder are independent companies, this necessitates the need for separate agreements, or contracts. Design-build, however, is quickly becoming the preferred method of project delivery. […]

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