Collaborating since 1997, partners Eric Barth and Ryan Burke established A Parallel Architecture in 2008. We have a diverse range of experience that includes retail, restaurant, multifamily, residential and furniture design across a range of markets in Texas and California. A Parallel Architecture is a registered member of the American Institute of Architects and the local AIA Austin chapter.
Eric Barth, Principal
After graduating from the University of Texas School of Architecture, Eric was recruited by several award-winning design firms in the Austin area and served as Project Designer on a wide variety of projects for Tom Hurt Architects, Alterstudio Architects and Page Southerland Page. In 2004, Eric moved to San Francisco where he began working with nationally acclaimed Aidlin Darling Design serving as project designer on several high-end projects. Eric is a licensed architect in Texas (TBAE# 21679).
Ryan Burke, Principal
After graduating from the University of Texas School of Architecture, Ryan pursued an offer from critically acclaimed Sant Architects in Los Angeles. There, he served as project architect on a wide range of projects including residential, commercial and mixed use. Ryan is a licensed architect in Texas (TBAE# 20888) and California (CAB# C30574).