Restructure Studio is dedicated to merging sustainable practices with excellent design. With a focus on residential projects, the small team at Restructure Studio provides personalized design services tailored to each individual project. By incorporating green building principles into thoughtful designs, we seek to improve our environment ecologically and aesthetically with every structure. RS is a full service architectural design firm located in Austin and serving the Central Texas area.
RS Group Photo

Carina Coel is the Founder and Principal Architect of Restructure Studio. She has worked in the architectural field in Austin since 2003. Carina holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree as well as a B.A. in Architecture and Art History from Rice University in Houston. Sustainable living has been a passion of Carina’s since she started studying architecture. Additionally, Carina loves dancing, listening to live music with her husband, trying to keep up with her two kids, and pretty much everything about Austin. Restructure Studio was formed to combine excellent design with sustainable practices.

Our Talented Team

Carina Coel, AIA
Principal Architect, Founder
Maite Nino
Melissa Hargis-Villanueva
Alexandra Chaves
Project Manager
Andrea Brown
Office Manager
Mr. Darcy
Mr. Darcy
Chief Napping Officer


Complete Architectural Services by a Licensed Architect, Including:

Bidding and Permitting

Schematic Design

Design Development

Construction Documents
and Construction Administration

Interior Design Services
(Excluding Furniture Selection)

Green Building Design Services, Including:

Management of the Austin Energy
Green Building
Residential Rating Process

Management of City of Austin Rebates

Aid in Selection and Purchase
of Sustainable Products

Design and Implementation
of Energy Efficient Upgrades


You can contact us or browse our finished projects