Who We Are
DC Texas Designs, LLC., is an architecture firm located in Waxahachie, Texas, pursuing Multifamily, Senior Living, Office/Mixed-Use and High-end Residential projects across the State, with the majority of our work in the North Texas and Dallas/Fort Worth markets.
We offer full service architectural design, interior design, planning and project management services, ranging from early project conception all the way through to completion. Our team can also provide early master planning exhibits focused on large-scale land-use planning, urban design and zoning assistance. We see architecture as service first, and look forward to serving our clients by building long lasting relationships.
Philip M. Colwell, AIA, NCARB, RID
Architect, Design Principal
Philip is a Licensed Architect in the State of Texas with almost ten years of experience as well as a Registered Interior Designer. An NCARB certificate holder, he has completed more than $500 million dollars of construction in 18 states, ranging from multifamily, senior living, small office/commercial, mixed-use and high-end residential projects. As Architect and Design Principal at DC Texas Designs, Philip practices in all phases of the architectural process from Schematic Design to Construction Administration. He received his Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning from Texas A&M University and a Master of Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington. Philip sees architecture as service first, and looks forward to serving DC Texas Designs and his clients.
Philip is a native Texan and native Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars, Mavericks and Cowboys fan as well. He and his wife Stephanie just celebrated their 5 year anniversary, plus the addition of the newest member of their family, daughter Evaline Anne, who was born in January of 2016. Philip and Stephanie share a passion for architecture and love to travel and study other places and buildings together. Together they are involved in their church and enjoy spending lots of time with extended family.
When not at work or spending time with his family, Philip loves to play his guitar and other musical instruments, enjoys playing pick-up basketball and time playing with his Jack Russell terrier named Sadie.
Cody N. Skoda
Senior Project Coordinator
Cody has over 12 years of design and construction experience, ranging from high end residential to commercial office buildings. He is dedicated to resolving design issues and meeting the goals of the client, following projects from concepts through construction documents and construction administration.
Outside the office, Cody enjoys traveling, being outdoors, seeing movies and attending sporting events (especially Dallas Stars hockey), with his newlywed wife Robin.
Senior Project Manager
Don has over 20 years of project management experience, with an emphasis on the construction administration phase by providing overall project management services, scheduling and accounting to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget.
Don is a loyal Dallas Stars hockey fan who enjoys spending time with family, traveling (especially on cruise ships), visiting Frank Lloyd Wright homes when he can, cooking, and Jazz music.
115 Park Place Blvd, Ste 500
Waxahachie, Texas 75165