ABOUT


Tobin Smith Architect is an award-winning San Antonio-based practice founded in 2007. A talented and dedicated team committed to the creation of meaningful architecture shepherds projects from inception through completion. The firm’s portfolio is broad encompassing rural and urban as well as residential and commercial endeavors. Their projects have been featured in local, state and national publications and received recognition for design excellence. A former automotive workshop houses their architectural workshop and supports the open, collaborative and creative studio environment. Current team members include Bruce Buescher, Jorge Arellano and Roy Schweers.

Tobin Smith, Principal and founder of TSA, is an active member of the design community. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the American Institute of Architects San Antonio Chapter’s Homes Tour, Co-Chair of the Chapter’s Custom Residential Architects Network group, was a past Chair of the Chapter’s Lecture Series and served on the Chapter’s Executive Committee as well as on the Texas Society of Architects Honor Awards Committee.  He recently completed his tenure on the Advisory Council of Villa Finale, the only National Trust Historic Site in Texas.

Tobin has been a guest critic at Texas Tech College of Architecture, University of Texas Austin School of Architecture and University of Texas San Antonio School of Architecture. He is a graduate of Cornell University and a post-graduate winner of the Robert James Eidlitz Fellowship. Tobin is licensed to practice architecture in Texas and Colorado and is registered with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.