Christopher Robertson, a registered Architect, grew up in Houston and earned his Master of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin. In 1998, he completed a residency in Genova, Italy, with Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano. Upon graduation, Robertson formed KRDB (Krager Robertson Design-Build) in Austin, Texas, where he received the AIA Austin Firm Achievement Award as well as two Citations of Honor. In addition to his duties at Robertson Design, he is a professor of Architecture at the University of Houston.
Vivi moved to Houston, Texas from Vietnam in 2003. She studied oil painting at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Arts and fashion design at the Houston Community College. She completed her bachelor degree in Architecture at the Gerald Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston. Upon graduation, she proceeded to work at Robertson Design. The practice has typically focused on high-end residential design, but is currently undertaking some commercial work as well. She is involved in all phases of the projects from initial conversations through to completion. Her work with Robertson Design has been featured in various publications and online design blogs such as Dwell, Archdaily, Design boom, et cetera… She finds inspiration in various fields of design, not solely architecture. She spent a few years after graduation teaching fashion design at the Houston Community College as a way to cultivate creativity and connect with the local design community. She also has a love for travel, especially with her family and has made many architectural pilgrimages around the world over the past few years.
Mary Tepera Jones