Nestled into a pecan grove between the Barton Springs swimming hole and downtown, The Carpenter Hotel is a hidden oasis in one of the last pockets of Old Austin.
Specht Architects was founded on the vision of creating elegant, comfortable, and timeless buildings that are rooted in the unique environments in which they exist, and shaped by the character of the people who will inhabit them.
Our projects have been featured in over 100 publications worldwide, and have received numerous awards from the American Institute of Architects, the Architectural League of New York, The Texas Society of Architects, and many others.
The Greenwich Industrial Loft, located in Manhattan’s Tribeca, is the renovation of an existing loft space in a 1920’s industrial building – an old printing plant. The detailing of the space complemented the original industrial nature of the building and reflected the owner’s love of mid-century modern furniture and art.
Scott Specht, founder of award winning Austin/New York firm, Specht Architects, has just completed his latest NYC project, The Infinity Loft in Greenwich Village. The 900 square foot loft renovation was completed in September
This beachfront house is located on the Atlantic coast in New Jersey. The lot is on the beachfront, but very small, tucked away from the street, and had many code-regulated square-footage and height restrictions.
Sundial House is a concrete Santa Fe home completed in 2017 by American studio Specht Architects. This ridgetop house in Santa Fe is organized around two perpendicular board-formed concrete walls. The walls are an element of continuity, linking interior and exterior spaces and the landscape beyond. A narrow skylight runs the entire 125’ length of one of […]
Completed by Specht Architects, Manhattan MicroLoft involved the radical transformation of a tiny, awkward apartment at the top of a six-story building. With only 425 square feet of floor area, but a ceiling height of over 24 feet, the new design exploits the inherent sectional possibilities, and creates a flowing interior landscape that dissolves the notion […]