About Us

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We strive to provide well crafted, sensitive and aesthetically pleasing architectural solutions generated by our client’s needs, vision and budget. Program responses incorporate site and environmental opportunities and restraints as well as federal, state and local regulatory requirements into the solution. Our unique three-dimensional project modeling allows for full client involvement and understanding of the proposed solutions. Dimensional modeling shapes projects through an analysis of the urban fabric, site microclimate, and solar energy considerations.

We are a small firm in Austin, Texas that operates independently or in partnership with other professionals to form a project specific team to address client’s specific requirements. L.S. Johnston Architects was established in 1990. We are located in a historic building on East Sixth Street. Linda Johnston, the principle architect, has a Masters degree in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters Degrees in Psychology from Miami University at Oxford, Ohio. She is a licensed architect and interior designer in Texas, and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Austin Energy Green Building Program and the U.S. Green Building Council. Linda is committed to the Austin east side neighborhoods where she lives and works, is the East Side Representative on the Downtown Commission, a Co-chair of the Organization of Central East Austin Neighborhoods, the Planning Committee and Land Development Chair for the East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Organization Planning Leadership Team and serves on the Austin Republic Square Advisory Committee. L.S. Johnston Architects has won numerous awards for outstanding design.