Uniting Art, Science & Practicality
Our design process blends aspects of art, science and practicality. Whether creating a façade or a complex technical detail, we approach the problem pragmatically and creatively. With our extensive knowledge of building materials, construction methods and current costs, we offer inspired solutions that meet the owner’s vision and budget.
“Our opportunity, as designers, is to learn how to handle the complexity, rather than shy away from it, and to realize that the big art of design is to make complicated things simple.”– Tim ParseyLearn More
Location: Temple, TX
Date: Aug 2017
At first glance, Mama Fu’s may look like a standard prototype design project – create one layout and implement it across various sites. However, that was not the owner’s vision. Each individual location’s design was created by incorporating lessons learned from the previous locations such as the equipment line, manager’s area, and the beverage station. Fuse worked directly with the owner to assess what needed to be changed as they progressed through each site, ultimately delivering a restaurant experience that brought a unique feel to Mama Fu’s customers.Learn More
Teaching Kitchen at Cunningham Elementary School
Location: Austin, TX
Date: Aug 2020
The project features three cooking stations outfitted with professional cooking equipment. One cooking station is equipped for daily cooking demonstrations or community events hosted by a local chef. Windows connect the kitchen interior to the adjacent garden. Windows of different shapes at varying heights give students of different ages and sizes unique views to their surroundings. A brightly-colored playful canopy covers a generous exterior deck, providing a transitional space between the garden and kitchen.Learn More
Greater San Marcos Partnership Office
Location: San Marcos, Texas
Date: Sept 2017
Supporting the business community is important to Fuse and this project gave them the opportunity to work with a non-profit organization that has been a key player in bringing more opportunities to the central Texas region. The office serves as a showcase for the region while it hosts local and international businesses.Learn More
Location: San Marcos, TX
Date: Sep 2017
PODS’ motto is “We deliver. You pack. It's that simple.” When PODS Enterprises Inc. made the decision to consolidate its Central Texas distribution, one decision was simple — location. Looking to locate both their Austin and San Antonio markets into one main site, the company decided to build a new 54,450-SF facility in San Marcos, Texas to serve as a storage warehouse for the PODS containers. The easy access to Austin and San Antonio via Interstate 35 and State Highway 130 made San Marcos an attractive regional home base for PODS’ newest distribution facility.Learn More
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Helping Make Your Inspiration Come to Life
Beth Guillot and Paul Meyer formed Fuse in 2014 to offer a fresh architectural and project management perspective to clients. They combined their shared vision and experience to bring functional creativity to Austin’s booming infrastructure.
It is Fuse’s mission to provide thoughtful design that fuses art, science and practicality in a manner that is responsive to its environment.
Beth’s creative, professional experience is extensive between the public and private sector.
Paul has gained vast experience in industrial and advanced tech facility design.
Together they lead a successful architecture firm and have changed what it means to work with an elite and client-driven architecture studio in Austin.Learn More
Commercial building design including office and retail offers a great deal of design opportunity. Fuse has been able to work on an exciting variety of commercial projects.Learn More
Educational facility design has been a long-standing commitment to the staff at Fuse. We have been able to work on a variety of projects with both public and private educational organizations.Learn More
Technology & Industrial
Fuse has unique experience in technology facility design and project management. We work on unique specialized facilities that require a high level of quality assurance and fast-paced deliverables.Learn More