Architectural details are experienced directly and indirectly; they are not only visual but also tactile. In our architecture, we strive to assemble materials that create distinct moments, ultimately producing a whole greater than the sum of its parts.


Progess Sketch

  • Brown County Ranch
  • Progress sketches for a central texas ranch house.


Developing Concepts

  • Carranzo Guardhouse + Mail Kiosk
  • Sketch studies on a entry guardhouse and mail kiosk.
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Building Section

  • Pemberton Heights Residence
  • This colorful building section displays the connection of three stories and how natural light pours in from the windows.
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Stage Door

  • 3Ten ACL - Live
  • Lines of the faceted concrete facade panels continue across the main door into 3Ten.
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Design Rendering

  • Hunt Cottage
  • This schematic design rendering was created during a feasibility study for a family river home in Hunt, Texas.
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Venue Concepts

  • Live Performance Venue
  • These concepts were produced at the beginning of schematic design to meet the client’s requirements under strict site constraints.
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Borrowed Light

  • Westlake Residence
  • Glowing light from the adjacent window grazes past this sculptural wall that is held back from the envelope, giving more daylight to the bedroom.
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Mixed Use Building Renderings

  • Teton Village Mixed Use
  • These renderings were two alternate schemes for a property redevelopment proposal in Teton Village, Wyoming.
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Nail Polish Display

  • AWAY Spa at W Austin
  • This backlit display exhibits the innate beauty of a collection of nail polish bottles.
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Wood and Steel Detail

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Outdoor Stair Detail

  • Temple Pool Cabana
  • Cantilevered stone treads delicately held by a steel structure create a convergence of both the sculptural and the functional purpose of this staircase.
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Building Assembly

Cedar Shade Structure

Cedar Shade Structure

  • Temple Pool Cabana
  • Bark-on cedar logs inserted into a steel frame create a shade structure permitting dappled light to enliven the seating area below.
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Knit Bomb Sprinkler Pipes

  • Stratus® Corporate Offices
  • Textile art group Knitta Please was commissioned to knit-wrap selected infrastructural pipes in the ceiling space of this open office workspace.
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Steel and Wood Detail

  • Stratus® Corporate Offices
  • This custom-designed and fabricated piece composes blackened steel and walnut to create a lasting first impression for visitors to Stratus Properties’ office.
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Light Reveal at Column

Leberman Lane Watercolor


  • Tarrytown House
  • Produced in house by Leland Ulmer, this watercolor renders the design of this Tarrytown remodel.
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Concept Sketches

  • Tarrytown House
  • These process sketches helped resolve two challenges in this remodel: bringing sufficient natural light into the center of the house, and the client’s desire for the house to depart from its original 1960s ranch-style aesthetic.
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Kitchen Concept

  • Block 21 Condo Combination/Remodel (unbuilt)
  • Creating circulation and visibility from the main living spaces into the kitchen was the primary concept when designing the kitchen of this W Residences remodel.
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Ranch Concepts

  • North Texas Ranch
  • These concepts were produced at the beginning of schematic design to meet the client’s requirements.

“The number one priority for me in my newly-designed home was to have plenty of natural light in the house. Sanders Architecture provided an unprecedented level of detail by actually studying the light patterns of my home to achieve my desired outcome.”

Kate Doner – Founder, Doner Fundraising