WILLIAM CLAYTON BARBEE, AIAPresidentwcb@barbeeinc.comWilliam C. Barbee is the principal architect at Barbee Architects, Inc., an award-winning architecture, interior architecture, and preservation firm practicing in Austin, Texas.
Project types include banks, hospitality, retail, and fitness centers in addition to the firm's residential and ranching headquarters projects.Most recent awards include the 2002 Texas Society of Architects Design Award
, the AIA Austin 2002 Honor Award, the AIA/Western Homes Design Award, and the 2003 Austin Business Journal Award.The firm's work has been represented in numerous publications including: Texas Architect, Suset Magazine
, Southern Living, Austin Business Journal
, Austin American Statesman, Metal Architecture, Details in Architecture 5, Social Spaces, and The Gateway Home.
Education.William C. Barbee graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Natural Sciences/Pre-Medical in 1973 and a Master of Arts in Biomedical Science from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1975.He
entered the New York School of Interior Design
studied under Guiseppe Zambonini, Michael Kahlil and George Ranali.He received a Masters of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981 with a specialty in Historic Preservation and adaptive use.
Teaching & Research.Mr. Barbee's
academic career includes a Visiting Assistant Professorship at Texas A & M University
, Lecturer at The University of Texas at Austin
and at San Antonio
, and Assistant Professor in graduate studies at The University of Texas at San Antonio
has conducted independent studies in the documentation of historic structures including the Pueblitos
in New Mexico and the Southern Chacoan Outliers at Chaco Canyon, NM.His
studio won the coveted Charles E. Peterson Prize in 1999 from the Historic American Buildings Survey for the documentation of the Maverick-Carter Residence
in San Antonio
received the 1999 Kenneth L. Anderson Prize from the National Park Service