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McKinney York Celebrates 40 Years of Design!

Over the last four decades, we’ve had the opportunity to collaborate on hundreds of projects, each rooted in our desire to connect people to each other and the world round them by creating architecture that engages, inspires, and belongs.

“We believe our work is better when all voices are heard, and we are deeply committed to improving the built environment through inclusive and sustainable design. As we look ahead to the next decades and our continued growth in central Texas, we remain committed to our mission to create architecture that resonates across the full breadth of people’s humanity – their minds, their hearts, and their senses.”

– Heather McKinney, FAIA, RID, Founder

Winter Park Residence

Winter Park Residence View Project

You can explore the studio to gain insight into our design philosophy and approach, or see our ideas come to life by viewing our work.

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Other Work

Grace Episcopal Church West Campus
rendering of the front facade of a minimal episcopal church
Ray Benson 50 Years: Texas Music Collection
Outfits and objects in glass display cases at a museum.
Present/Past: The Robert Polidori Photographic Archive
large art exhibit entrance doors with one that reads "Present/Past" in a large white text.
Windsor Park Residence
An evening view of the new addition
Winter Park Residence
Atrium of a home with winding staircase.
Texas School for the Deaf Administration and Welcome Center and Early Learning Center
The large front facade of a modern building with a sign that reads "ADMINISTRSTIVE AND WELCOME CENTER".
The University of Texas at Austin College of Education
People walking through and chatting in central lobby of the College of Education at University of Texas.
Austin ISD Sánchez Elementary School Modernization
Kids listening to a teacher read to them.
Rawson Saunders School Master Planning
Rendering of children outside of a large school building.
Velarium House
rendering of a modern house's back yard pool area
Montopolis Recreation and Community Center
Large recreational building with 3D letters that read "MONTOPOLIS".
Community First! Village Micro House 2
The front facade of a small home.
Currency Collection: Frost Tower Lobby
A close-up photo of display cases with old coins attached to a wall.
Rollingwood Residence
A head-on view of a house and its surrounding landscaping.
60 Minutes: The Pioneers Who Changed TV News
a exhibit entrance comprised of three walls with center place once reading "60 MINUTES The Pioneers Who Changed Tv News".
Lonesome Dove: Permanent Collection
Exhibit room with two glass displays and Writing on the wall that is titles "LONESOME DOVE".
Willie Nelson: Texas Icon
St. Richard’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall
The Story of Frost: Frost Tower Mezzanine
Man reading display case descriptions.
West Lake Residence
Exploring the American South: The Briscoe Center’s Southern History Collections
Exhibit wall with large graphic of historic map that reads "Mississippi territory".
The Wittliff Collections Renovation
Wood colored bight exhibit rooms with two bronze busts.
Canyon Lake Pool Cabana
Valley Residence
The University of Texas at Austin Student Activity Center South Courtyard
Saddle Creek House
Admiral Nimitz Museum Interior Renovation
Ridge Oak Residence
The Tasty Spoon
Community First! Village Micro House
Frost Bank North Austin
African American Cultural & Heritage Facility
Avenue G Alley Flat
McGarrah Jessee
The Christian-Green Gallery
Hostel 512
Backyard Art Studio
Urban Roof Deck
Austin Shelter for Women and Children
Zilker House
Mount Barker Residence
Central Chilling Station No. 6
Blanton Museum Second Floor Gallery Renovation
Shavano Park House
Maggie Louise Confections
The University of Texas at Austin College of Education Project Visioning
Rendering of people walking through and chatting in central lobby of the College of Education at University of Texas.
Anderson Village Multifamily Development
Robbs Run House
Austin City Loft
The University of Texas at Austin College of Education Identity Design
glass wall with large text across the reads "the university of Texas at Austin College of education".
Lake Travis UMC Ministry Activities Center
Texas Union Courtyard
McGarrah Jessee Expansion
MetroRapid Stations
Capitol Quarters
facade of white apartment building with plants hanging down from roof.
Waco Residence
Kent R. Hance Chapel
Texas State University Round Rock Campus Services Building
Sidewalk leading to entrance of a building.
Mckinney York Architects
Trinity Episcopal Church
Stephenville Ranch
Frost Bank
Buddy Holly Center
City Of Leander Transit Facility
Smith Family Chapel
Paper Planet
Walker Ranch Business Park Lobby
Rendering of modern stairwell within office.
Liberty Oak Ranch
Rendering of fireplace lounge area besides a concrete patio dining space of a home.
Ascalon Medical Office Building
Rendering of a first-floor lounge area next to a central staircase.
Wildcat Club Residence
Rendering of the back a large modern home with a pool and surrounded by trees.
Yoakum National Bank – Yoakum Branch
People inside bright sleek bank.
Holiday Beach House
Rendering of large modern beach house with many balconies.
Lake Joseph Cottage
Rendering of people sitting around back patio of two-story lake house.
Garage P1 at The Backyard
Rendering of a stairwell structure of a parking garage.
University of Texas at Austin Hogg Memorial Auditorium Renovation
People walking outside of an auditorium's doors.
St. Julian of Norwich Parish Hall
Rendering of people walking into front entrance of a church.
Ashram Multifamily
Rendering of a modern apartment building at dusk from across the street.
Inks Lake State Park Headquarters Building
Rendering of families standing in front of large stone arch window.
River Ranch County Park
Great Hills Country Club
InVision Studios
Rendering of people standing around tables in a nice restaurant.
Unlocking the Housing Development Potential in Austin
rendering of a modern apartment building at dusk from across the street.
Designing for Authenticity
Better Design Through Better Representation
A public presentation in an Elementary School Library.
What Architecture Brings to Art
Is an ADU Right for You?
Student-Centered Spaces
Design Elements that Engage & Inspire
The Trouble With Trees