Ellen Pulner Hunt, AIA
Ellen has been practicing architecture for more than 20 years. She received a B.Arch, an M.Arch from UT Austin and formed EPHA, Inc. in 2003. The focus of her practice is finding solutions for her clients that are relevant, cost effective and lovely.
Ellen Pulner Hunt Architect, Inc. is dedicated to providing our clients with personal attention from design through construction. We are committed to helping homeowners, commercial clients, schools and non-profits achieve their dreams with architectural services tailored to their needs. From the start of our practice have provided pro-bono services to local non-profits, ranging from master planning to full architectural and construction observation services. Our project list includes private residences, commercial spaces, educational facilities, and iconic non-profits.
Miguel Rivera, is principal of the Austin, Texas firm of Miro Rivera Architects. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Architecture. He earned his Master of Architecture from Columbia University, in New York. In 2005, Miguel was awarded the AIA National Young Architect Award. Miguel is an active member of the American Institute of Architects and the Texas Society of Architects (TSA). He has served on National AIA design awards juries and for AIA juries in New York City, Colorado, Chicago and Alabama. He was a juror for the Bi-Annual design awards for the Colegio de Arquitectos of Puerto Rico. Miguel has lectured at The Universities of Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, Veracruz, Tennessee, Buffalo, Louisiana, Munich and UNAM in Mexico. His work has been published in several books and numerous publications including Architectural Record and the New York Times and has been exhibited in Berlin, Venice Architectural Biennale and at the Hostos Art Gallery in New York City. http://www.mirorivera.com/
Marcela Abadi Rhoads, AIA RAS is the owner of Abadi Accessibility, an accessibility consulting firm that is dedicated to educating the building industry about the laws of accessibility. She received her Bachelor of Architecture in 1991 from the University of Texas in Austin and became a registered architect in 1999 in Texas and a registered accessibility specialist in 2001. Marcela is sought after by owners and architects across the country who look to her for guidance to understand the accessibility standards throughout the design and construction process. She assists the building industry, in part, by performing plan reviews and inspection for TAS, producing a monthly newsletter to educate on the best way to apply the standards to their architectural projects, and wrote The ADA Companion Guide published John Wiley and Sons which explains the 2004 ADA Accessibility Guidelines. See Marcela’s great presentation on Universal Design for Commercial Facilities here.