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Pyranak Design Group
4407 Blossom St.
At PDG, we research the best methods of building a home so you don't have to spend time on it. We have large libraries of resource materials for visual references and nearly thirty years of experience when it comes to designing homes. We have even helped
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As president and principle designer for the Pyranak Design Group, Ted Mengers uses his background as an architectural, interior and product designer to create the Pyranak Style.
With a degree in Architecture from the University of Texas, by apprenticed to several of the best designers of large custom residences in Texas.
As a staff architect at Frank Peerman & Assoc. Architects, Ted contributed to the design and documentation of several large residences in Corpus Christi, Texas.
In charge of production at Roger Rasbach Associates, Ted oversaw and coordinated the design and drafting of the plans for the residence of design consultant to architects and interior designers, including the design of the San Antonio Retama Polo Center and Steve Gose Residence.
Ted has been an instructor in the Interior Design department of the Art Institute of Houston, teaching architecture, drafting, and interior design courses.
In recent past, Ted created his own furniture manufacturing company to provide the interiors for many of the jobs he was creating.
He produced furniture, accessories, lamps, mirror frames, cast pottery and planters, ironwork, and architectural elements, which were sold to interior designers and manufacturers.
Some of his designs became so well known, that they appeared in Cartoon Comics such as Bizzarro , and over 36 different magazines and newspapers in the last 25 years.
While designing for Roger Rasbach Associates, Ted began to research energy efficient living and the new technologies that were available to the public for energy efficient homes.
Ted is one of the leading pioneers in Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) and has been implementing them into his drawings for over 12 years.
has been designing with SIPs for longer than most SIP designers have been around, and has the most experience with them in the Houston area.
has built energy efficient homes, apartment complexes and residents using his
energy efficient techniques.
practice as an architectural and interior design consultant, as well as green design consultation.
gives lectures to present and future homeowners about what Green Design means, and the methods involved in building better homes for the future.
is constantly trying to educate the public on the importance of energy efficient designing and building, finding the right builder, and making sure your home is built correctly so it doesn't fall apart within two years of completion.
CEO / Chief Designer
Ted Mengers has ongoing building projects of his own, including the first resource-and energy-efficient town home complex in Houston currently in production.
Member Structural Insulated Panel Association
PDG uses proven alternative building materials where appropriate.
The single most beneficial of currently available alternative materials are Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs).
has spent the last 10 years researching and building with these panels and is regarded as one the foremost experts in SIPs in this region.
Your High Performance Home Lecture Series | -Houston Lectures at Leisure Learning Presented by Ted Mengers of Pyranak Design Group this January
Pyranak Design Group
Lecture Given By Ted Mengers:
Ted Mengers (B of Architecture, UT - Austin) is a registered builder and member of the US Green Building Council.
design firm specializes in resource- and energy-efficient design of homes, hotels, interiors, and landscapes.
-Houston Lectures at Leisure Learning Presented by Ted Mengers of Pyranak Design Group this January