About Dwight Patterson Architects

Focused on high level functional design


We have a passion for projects of all sizes.

We’ve contributed to solving Client design challenges for more than 25 years. Believing that architecture is a conversation between Client & Architect, we explore and creates solutions that are collaborative with the Client and specific to the Client. We offer Contemporary Modern design solutions with no project being too small or too complex. We create architecture balanced with its natural environment. Along with being aesthetically appropriate to the site, neighborhood or community, our goal is to complete projects that are energy conscious, add value and inspire a greater sense of who the Client is

Knowing that well designed architecture is an investment, we provide a multi-layered process including quality control. Our goals include: Quality functional design, interesting aesthetic design, quality construction, added value realized and our clients satisfaction.

We know that every successful project begins with the right questions and a conversation.

A house on top of a hill with grass around it.
A living room with couches and tables in it

Our Passion

DPA is a renowned architectural firm providing exceptional commercial and residential design services throughout Texas. Founded by Dwight David Patterson, DPA is committed to creating timeless and sustainable designs that reflect the character of each community it serves.


Your Project Leader

Registered Architect in the States of Texas and California

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Texas Society of Architects (TSA)

Cal OES Certified – Governor Office of Emergency Services

Dwight’s experience has led him to a high level of design and management, delivering creative projects within budget and on schedule.

Following 20 years of practice in California, Dwight once again proudly calls Texas home. Though Dwight can’t consider himself a true Texas native, his family roots date back to the early 1900s. Spending summers with family in the Hill Country and attending High School in New Braunfels, Dwight has an
inherent fondness for Texas; the culture, abundant beauty, and family values. With over 25 years of experience in the field of architecture and as a
Registered Architect, Dwight has been involved in many different project types
including: single-family residential, design/ build; church campus projects, some of which include education components; various commercial retail & restaurant projects; and civic architecture such as libraries and fire stations.
Many of these projects incorporated sustainability features attaining
LEED Certification. Dwight has taken projects from master planning through construction documents managing projects through all architectural phases, including bidding and construction administration.

For a brief conversation about your project, reach out to Dwight today.

Our Commitment

We are committed to upholding our most cherished values in every project and task we take on.

We value communication. Architecture is a people business. We find by listening, we all learn something. As architects, this is what makes each project unique. Furthermore, our commitment to communication extends in providing a high level of design and management, striving to deliver creative projects within budget and on schedule.
Knowing that well designed architecture is an investment, we focus on quality functional design and interesting aesthetic design that leads to value realized and our client’s satisfaction.

A living room with blue chairs and a television.

Sharing Our Knowledge

We know that every successful project begins with the right questions and a
conversation. Choose one or all of these complimentary guides for a great start.