Kell Muñoz Architects

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Muñoz and Company
Industry Architecture
Founded 1927[1]
Founder John Kell, Sr.
Bartlett Cocke[2]
Headquarters San Antonio, Texas,
United States
Key people
Henry R. Munoz III, CEO[3]
Services Architecture, Interiors, Graphics, Planning, Infrastructure
Website Muñoz and Company

Muñoz and Company (formerly, Kell Muñoz Architects) is a leading[4] architecture firm based in San Antonio, Texas, USA.[5] Founded in 1927, the firm specializes in the design of major academic, K-12, healthcare, scientific and infrastructure projects. It is the largest minority-owned design and management firm in the state of Texas.[6]

Among their latest works is designing a new $150 million[7] Courthouse for the City of San Antonio.[8]

The founders were John Kell, Sr. (1903–2002) and Bartlett Cocke. Kell's mentor was the famous architect O'Neil Ford.[9]


Muñoz and Company has won over 130 juried design awards at the local,[10] state and national levels for a variety of projects.[11]

Some current and recent projects[edit]

This list includes projects in which Muñoz and Company collaborated with other architecture firms:[12]


UTSA Engineering Building
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  3. ^ "Henry Munoz to speak Oct. 1 in Frost Bank Distinguished Lecture Series > UTSA Today > University of Texas at San Antonio". 2003-09-17. Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  4. ^ Blumenthal, Ralph (2007-04-14). "Museum Honors Hispanic Culture - New York Times". San Antonio (Tex): Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  5. ^ "Architecture Firm Listing - ArchitectureWeek Directory". Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  6. ^ "National Museum of the American Latino Commission : Commission Bios". Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  7. ^ San Antonio Business Journal (2009-09-17). "Lake|Flato, Kell Muñoz named part of design team for U.S. Courthouse - San Antonio Business Journal". Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  8. ^ "New U. S. Courthouse - Federal Business Opportunities: Opportunities". Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  9. ^ David Dillon (2011-10-05). "Architectural Record Building Types Study | Ann Richards Middle School". Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  10. ^ [1][dead link]
  11. ^ "Kell Muñoz Architects". Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  12. ^ Projects project. "Kell Muñoz Architects". Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  13. ^ Northrup Hall (2005-01-01). "Kell Muñoz Architects | Northrup Hall". Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  14. ^ San Antonio Business Journal (2010-11-12). "Our Lady of the Lake to dedicate Main Building - San Antonio Business Journal". Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  15. ^ FY 2010-2015 Capital Improvement Program: The University of Texas System
  16. ^ State of Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2006-04-04). "HSC NEWS - Second building signifies expansion of HSC’s commitment to Laredo". Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  17. ^ "News". 2011-09-01. Retrieved 2011-11-25. 

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