Soward Architects is an Austin,Texas based, full service AIA firm known for its elegant and functional design of restaurants, retail, entertainment venues, multi-family and single family custom home designs. The firm was founded in Austin in 1996 under the name Soward & Associates, PLLC by architect Stephen Soward. Stephen spent 9 years working with large, full service architectural and engineering firms in Florida and Texas prior to establishing his own firm.  These years of experience prepared him for many different projects in the public and private sectors, involving large institutional work and smaller custom home designs.

With extensive experience in an array of traditional and contemporary styles, Soward Architects is capable of providing clients with a personalized aesthetic look that accomplishes their design goals, is contextually relevant, environmentally respectful and always functionally sound.

The creative culture at Soward Architects has enabled Stephen to achieve his desire to concentrate his focus on a more personal and intimate design relationship with his clients. From a quaint design studio in South Austin, Stephen coordinates with a team of professionals, artisans and craftsmen, coalescing the client’s ideas and desires into a delightfully evolved and meaningful physical reality. This personal attention given to each and every client’s project is of utmost importance. Clients will appreciate how valued their ideas are and through Stephen’s leadership, guidance and experience they will feel they are in competent hands as they move through the organic process of communication and design.

Steve Soward Architect AIA