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Cliff welch AIA

Cliff is a Dallas Architect whose work has been honored at the local and national levels. His background includes working with the late Dallas modernist Bud Oglesby, was a principal with Design International, and founded his own practice welch architecture in 2000. His focus has been modern architecture, concentrating on residential, interiors, and small scale commercial work. He has been a leading resource and proponent for the restoration and preservation of post-war modernism in Dallas.

In addition to his practice, he is past President of the Dallas Architectural Foundation, and has taught graduate level design at the University of Texas at Arlington. Cliff is a past Executive member of the Dallas Chapter AIA, served two years as Commissioner of Design, and has Chaired several chapter events such as the Ken Roberts Delineation Competition, Retrospect, and Home Tours. He has also served as a design awards juror for other chapters around the state. Currently he sits on the Fair Park Task Force and is on the excutive board of the White Rock Conservancy.

Cliff was featured in Texas Architect as one of five young professionals leading the way into the coming century and has been honored as Dallas American Institute of Architects' Young Architect of the Year. A retrospect of his work was recently exhibited at the Max Sullivan Gallery.

When not in the studio, Cliff is an avid cyclist, runner, and gym rat. Pastimes include photography, hiking and backpacking.