Architects : Dallas

Process + Authenticity + Craftsmanship

Hammers and Partners is driven by a passion for a Process that will result in the best solution to a given problem regardless of size or complexity. We strive for Authenticity in all of our work, allowing the creativity to match the physical logistics. And the Craftsmanship that we bring to our work is the final expression of our commitment to the art of making and building.

About H+P:A

Founded in 1995, in Dallas, TX, by Patrick Hammers, H+P:A is a boutique architectural firm that provides comprehensive design and construction management solutions to customers with diversified goals and unique needs. Regardless of the task’s scope or complexity, H+P:A serves its clients with care, discipline, and consistency. We specialize in commercial architecture, restaurant planning, residential architecture, construction administration and architectural project management.

Our work is a collaborative process. We take our inspiration from our clients and the world we live in. Our primary obligation is to our clients, and a design process that results in carefully conceived solutions that address the needs and goals of our customers.

We are artists skilled in how buildings function. How forms fit together. How spaces get used. How materials react with the elements. How people can be inspired by walls and doorways and corners and hallways. We excel at elegant problem solving and we strive for the most efficient and seamless process from conception through completion.
Patrick Hammers
Patrick has practiced architecture in Dallas as the principal of H+P:A for over 25 years. Throughout his career, Patrick has worked to develop a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of professional architectural practice. His project experience includes a wide variety of building types and their associated clients. Patrick has participated in the development of projects ranging from small renovations and high-end residential to institutional and large scale commercial projects. In all of his efforts, Patrick diligently works and leads his team to develop a comprehensive understanding of clients goals and their application to the design and construction process.

From the beginning, Patrick has been involved in the passionate pursuit of architecture as a service to clients, as a profession, and as responsibility to the community. Process, Authenticity, and Craftsmanship represent key steps in Patrick’s design process, and inform all of the projects developed by H+P:A for its clients.

Patrick holds a Master of Architecture from Harvard University, is NCARB Certified with Architectural License in Texas, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. 
Travis Cook
Project Manager
Travis Cook is a project manager who works with H+P:A designing and constructing projects for various clients, with needs ranging from intimate art studios to professional grade restaurants.

Travis has spent the last 25 years working out creative solutions to his clients’ questions in architecture, planning and engineering, collaborating with clients to reach the best answer for their situation and coordinating with the contractors to get the best product built for clients based on the chosen solution. He has worked with several firms on a range of projects, from personal residences to assisted living facilities, the San Antonio Downtown Central Library to the Old Red Museum of Dallas, from vast IBM tech-support call centers to cozy rest areas on the Katy Trail.

In his search for inspiration, Travis has backpacked all around the world studying cultures and traditions in over 35 different countries and principalities, integrating these lessons with practical, efficient and creative solutions for clients on a daily basis.

Travis holds a Bachelor of Science: Architecture from the University of Texas in San Antonio. In addition to his architecture and design expertise, Travis is also a certified TEFL English teacher, PADI Master Scuba Diver Instructor, CPR/ AED instructor and AASI snowboard instructor.
Michael Magee
Michael is an architect with experience in multi-family residential, mixed-use developments, commercial, retail, and planning. Having grown up in the Dallas area, Michael returned after finishing his architectural studies in 2006 and working at several firms both large and small.

Michael's project experience ranges from single family residential projects to large mixed-use developments. His focus has been his involvement in projects from start to finish. This included feasibility and design through documentation and construction administration.

Michael is currently a Designer and Project Architect for H+P:A.

Michael hold a Masters of Architecture from Texas Tech University and is a licensed Architect in the state of Texas.