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  • Saying Farewell To Mark Evans

    A Lil Retirement Party

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    By Ryan Davis

    Posted on August 28, 2019

    Last week we said goodbye to Project Designer Mark Evans after a 13 year tenure at CG&S. Former and current clients, trades colleagues, and coworkers all gathered together to send him and his husband Dave off on their next journey.

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  • On The Boards

    Finish Selections & Modeling In Tarrytown

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    By Ryan Davis

    Posted on August 16, 2019

    A client's Pinterest board, combined with cherry-picked preferences and knowledge about what they definitely *did not* like helped us assemble a finish-palette for this Tarrytown home about to enter construction.

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  • Top-Out In Cherrywood

    Stephen Pascarella Reaches Milestone In Central East Austin

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    By Ryan Davis

    Posted on August 12, 2019

    We were really pleased to tour this home with our clients on a real August scorcher. The spaces were nice and open with brilliant light streaming through new windows. The old walls were stripped down and showed their original cheery colors. Walls had been cleared away, new ones framed up, and additions added to the back of the home.

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  • Season For Caring 2019

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    By Ryan Davis

    Posted on July 24, 2019

    Through the Austin American Statesman’s Season for Caring program, we had the opportunity and pleasure to work with Meals On Wheels to help Michael and Nora Gomez renovate their home.

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  • Topping Out Ceremony For Aïda

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    By Ryan Davis

    Posted on February 22, 2019

    It was a cold grey morning in Hyde Park. We loaded up on pastries and coffee, and headed out to celebrate Aïda Pollard’s topping out day.

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  • Lake Living Or Artsy Maximalist?

    Interior Design With Range

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    By Joanna Hartman AIA

    Posted on January 23, 2019

    So, the architectural process is complete. You’ve diligently and methodically worked through the architectural design and you have a beautiful, shining, new space conceived with modern sensibilities… Now what?

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  • Tamale Party Tradition Continues

    Images from our favorite holiday tradition

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    By Ryan Davis

    Posted on December 06, 2018

    Every year around the holidays, co-founder Stella Guerrero would deliver home-made tamales to CG&S' clients as a token of appreciation and well wishes on the season. We’ve continued the tradition with a party at our offices where we hang out with old friends, clients, former clients, coworkers, subcontractors, vendors, and other folks in the scene.

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  • Billy Guerrero Leaves CG&S

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    By Ryan Davis

    Posted on July 13, 2018

    Billy Guerrero stepped down as owner of CG&S Design-Build at the end of June, retiring after over forty years of service. His ownership passes to his sister Dolores Davis, CG&S’ General Manager and wife of owner Stewart Davis.

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  • A Tale Of Two Pools

    And a very cool covered porch

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    By Ryan Davis

    Posted on June 14, 2018

    Two different pools respond to two very different landscapes; one perched on the endless ridges of the hill country, the other nestled deep within Austin's urban forest.

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  • Scenes From A Gathering

    Saying Goodbye To 2017

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    By Ryan Davis

    Posted on January 24, 2018

    We held a little holiday party at our offices this year to celebrate the year's end. Here are a few images of what transpired.

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