Joseph M. Bennett, Architect Joseph M. Bennett, Architect

Apr 2012 Published in Green Building & Design (April/May/June2012):
“Professional to Watch – The down-to-earth architect’s design subtlety and love for the environment are making waves in Austin, Texas”
gb&d offers a comprehensive global perspective on new projects and products created with the environment in mind. The print magazine, website, and tablet edition combine to generate a platform where designers from all creative industries can come together to share their thoughts, inspirations, and hope for the future of sustainable design. http://gbdmagazine.com/2012/joseph-m-bennett/
Mar 2012Joe Bennett along with the Cool House Tour Selection committee selected 10 amazing sustainable and energy efficient homes to be on this year’s Cool House Tour, Saturday, June 3rd, 2012. 
Left to right: Gary Citron, Mary Mcleod, Nathan Doxsey, Jessica Galloway, Richard Burns, Yvonne Hansen and Joe Bennett
Pictured above left to right: Gary Citron, Mary Mcleod, Nathan Doxsey, Jessica Galloway, Richard Burns, Yvonne Hansen and Joe Bennett
Jan 2012Joe Bennett was again asked to be on the “Cool House Tour” Selection Committee for 2012 along with Lucy Stolzenburg, Mary Mcleod, Gary Citron Yvonne Hansen, Jessica Galloway (AEGB), Bryan Bomer (AEGB), Richard Burns, and Nathan Doxey.
Jan 2011Published in GREEN BUILDER Magazine “The Mayan Makeover”
Joe worked closely with the Owner on this whole house “Mayan transformation” renovation, developing the drawing details over six months.  The exterior utilizes very durable and low maintenance Concrete Masonry Units (CMU).  The Owner started out with the intention of building the project on his own and quickly found out how much time was involved.  He then brought on David Kettler with Kettler-Austin. Inc., who did a great job of completing the project. 
Read more about the Mayan Makeover…
June 2010Joe Bennett talks with KUT (90.5FM) regarding his Arts & Crafts renovation featured in the 2010 Austin Cool House Tour
June 2010JMBA interior design featured in “Beautiful Bedrooms & Baths of Texas” Panache Partners publications.
Mar 2010Deep Eddy Rebuild selected to be one of twelve houses featured in the 2010 Cool House Tour.  Tour is scheduled for June 6, 2010.

Nov 2009The Deep Eddy Ave.  Renovation receives 5-Star Rating (highest) from Austin Energy Green Building Program
Oct 2009 The Apothecary Café & Wine Bar, designed by JMBA, opens for business in the Rosedale Shopping Center, Austin, TX. 
Aug 2009Joe successfully completes 48 hours of classes in “Green Building” earning his “Green Boots” certificate from Austin Energy and The Home Builders Association.  Green Boots is a six-month education series that consists of 12 modules targeting key green building topics and practices covering HVAC, Plumbing, Foundations, Building Envelopes & more. 
Jan 2008Bella Beau MedSpa, designed by JMBA, opens two new 1500 square foot stores for business in Houston’s Willowbrook Mall & The Woodlands.  JMB Porch
June 2007The San Antonio Masonry Contractors Association recognizes and extends genuine appreciation to Joe Bennett, AIA for participating as a judge in the 2007 SAMCA Golden Trowel Awards.  The competition honors the Masonry Contractor for his superior craftsmanship, the Architect for his unique design, and the Supplier for his outstanding products provided. 
Jan 2007Joseph M Bennett Architects’ Monroe Street condominium project receives a 5-Star rating for each of the four 2,000 sq.  ft.  condominium units located in South Austin’s SOCO district. 
Oct 2006The Good Life Magazine publishes an article written by Joe on Zero Energy Capable Homes
Aug 2006 News 8 Austin interviews Joe as he discusses Mayor Will Wynn’s latest initiative to require all new Single-Family homes built in Austin to be “Zero Energy Capable” homes by the year 2015. 
May 2006Joseph M.Bennett Architects’ custom designed home on Treadwell Street has been selected for the 2006 Cool House Tour.  The Treadwell house was built using Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) and Spray Foam Insulation. 
Jan 2006The JMBA designed “West Mary” house is featured in the book “New Arts & Crafts Houses” by Neill Heath, published by Harper Collins publishing, a compilation of the best examples of contemporary Arts & Crafts homes.  The book is available through Harper Collins and through Amazon. 
May 2005Joseph M Bennett Architects contemporary Mexican remodel and addition design on Highland Hills Drive in Austin is featured on the Home & Garden Channel, HGTV’s Generation Renovation.  Joe & the Owner (William) walk through the house recalling the design & construction process.  Episode HGREN-110
Sept 2004Austin Monthly features the Highland Hills Remodel and Addition in their Annual Design Issue entitled “Transforming a 70’s Style Bachelor Pad into a Contemporary Mexican Masterpiece”. 
May 2004HGTV shoots a segment of “Generation Renovation” featuring the Highland Hills Dr.  renovation designed by JMBA. 
Oct 2003Joseph M Bennett Architects and the West Mary Residence is selected to be featured on the 2003 AIA Austin Homes Tour. 
Feb 2002Joseph M.  Bennett Architects is selected to design the 100 unit Maverick Ranch Recreational Vehicle (RV)  Park for Lajitas Resort and Spa located in Lajitas Texas. 
Oct 2001Village Bank & Trust, a new 15,000 square foot two story bank headquarters located in Lakeway, TX designed Joseph M Bennett Architect’s celebrates their Grand Opening. 


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