Selected to Engineer "Rios"
Engineers has been chosen to engineer
a new 23,000 square-foot home “Rios” in
Houston’s uptown/Galleria area. The home,
which is being built by O’Connor-Gill
Custom Homes, Inc., will have a livable
area of over 16,000 square feet and is
valued at approximately $3.75 million,
excluding the land cost. It will be located
near Woodway and Post Oak.
Engineers Chosen as Exclusive Engineering
Firm for Wilshire Homes
Homes, a leading Texas homebuilder with
offices in Houston, Austin and San Antonio,
has chosen Concept Engineers as its exclusive
engineering firm. The two firms have been
working together closely since early March
2004 and plan to build over 800 homes
in 15 communities by the end of 2005.
Homes president Brian Binash initially
selected Concept to engineer his company’s
homes because of his long-standing business
relationship with Concept Engineers president
and CEO Yogesh Sharma. However, it was
the Concept team’s recent performance
that won the exclusivity contract.
chose Concept exclusively based on superior
past performance and assurance of future
quality designs,” said Binash. “Their
high standards and tight spec-out fit
perfectly with Wilshire Homes’ quality
and performance expectations.”
Dodson, purchasing manager for Wilshire,
said Concept’s promptness, expertise and
responsiveness in wind-storm issue resolution,
and consistent inspection-worthiness added
to the exclusivity decision.
Concept's Solid Engineering Adds Value
to Dame's Prism Award Winning Homes
Engineers celebrated once again this year
as its client, acclaimed architect and
residential home designer Robert Dame,
took four Custom Home of the Year awards
in the 2004 GHBA Prism Awards. Concept
is the primary engineering firm for Robert
Dame Designs and was responsible for engineering
all of Dame’s award-winning homes in the
of the homes, including the winner in
the $2.5 million and over category, were
built by Christopher Sims Custom Homes
and are located in River Oaks, Houston.
The other home “Bacara” won in the $1
million to $2.5 million category and was
built by Rueby Custom Homes.
Dame exclusively designs intricate, high-end
custom homes for discretionary buyers.
He is known for design intricacy that
is worked into the building framework,
making his homes more complex from an
has been Dame’s primary structural engineering
firm since 1995 and, according to Dame,
has retained its status through consistent
quality and performance over time.
goes beyond the standard…that’s important
to me and my clients,” said Dame.