We are a full service architectural firm in Austin, Texas, with an emphasis on listening. To you.


Adaptive Reuse
Tenant Finish Out/Improvements
Mixed Use
Multi-Family Residential
High Density Urban Infill
Custom Residential
Additions & Renovations
Urban Communities


The Design process involves more than putting ink on paper, it is about communication. We work closely with owners, consultants and contractors through all phases of design to ensure each project meets the needs of the users while existing cohesively with the environment. We enjoy the process, and we believe you will, too. Please contact us to find out more about how we work and what we can do for you.


  • The Agave at Big Spring

    125,000 sq. ft. apartment project in a historic city in west Texas. Balancing the need for housing with the available resources, the buildings are energy efficient, the landscaping is low water/low maintenance, and materials sourced locally and regionally.

    (To be completed Fall 2015)

  • Woodland Residential

    A 4,000 sq. ft. 2 family residential project located in Southeast Austin. Located on a sloping lot, our design maximizes our allowed sq. ftg. and takes advantage of the Austin skyline views while preserving large oak trees.

    (To be completed Summer 2015)

  • Park Central Retail

    5,000 sq. ft. commercial shell building on an in-fill lot located in Bryan Texas. The building’s distance from the existing building within the same development allowed us to design a unique stand-alone building while incorporating design elements from the existing structure.

    (To be completed Winter 2014)

  • Completed

    Our 50+ projects have been designed and (mostly) built in Austin and the surrounding Texas region. Some with previous or partnered firms.


Andrea Freiburger, AIA

andreaAndrea Freiburger, AIAandrea-mobileAndrea is a licensed architect, founder, and principal of Spring Architects. With over 15 years of experience in architectural design, project management, construction administration, and construction management, Andrea’s steady hand is a natural fit with the industry trend towards IPD and design-build delivery methods. Begun in multi-family residential design in 2000, her architectural career has spanned commercial structures to custom residential homes, and coalesced in high density VMU projects. Andrea’s work with previous firms includes the Coldwater Apartments, Morado Cove Condominiums, and 422 at the Lake mixed-use development as project architect, and the ARC Far West Medical Tower, McGarrah Jessee building adaptive re-use, and the WSL Designer Showhouse at the Austonian as construction manager. Andrea’s goal with Spring Architects is to respond to our increasing population, urbanization, and need for sustainability with efficient, delightful places for people to live and work.

Washington University in St. Louis

Texas Licensed Architect #19520, Colorado Licensed Architect #403290

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Jon Salinas, AIA

jonJon Salinas, AIAjon-mobileWith over 15 years of experience in the planning, design and construction industry, Jon has helped to develop a wide range of buildings. His work experience includes the design and project management of numerous single family residential projects, large scale commercial developments, K-12 educational facilities, high-density mixed use and adaptive reuse of historic downtown structures. However, his dedication to his work has never compromised his passion for his community. As a mentor for over 13 years, originally through Austin Partners in Education and a founder of a non-profit program addressing the urgent need for leadership development, life skills and career exposure at one of the city’s most struggling high schools: Reagan Early College High School, Jon continues to follow his passion to empower youth through engagement. Jon’s efforts and dedication were recently recognized by the Young Women’s Alliance and Austin Men’s Business League by selecting him as a finalist in Austin Under 40 Award in 2014.

Texas A&M University

Texas Licensed Architect #22773

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Spring Architects is H.U.B. certified with the State of Texas.

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2003 S. LAMAR, STE. 9
AUSTIN, TX 78704