Elevating Design In Houston And Beyond – The Impact Of The Mirador Group Is Undeniable And It’s Just The Beginning
The Mirador Group, always creative, celebrates 25 years of excellence in architecture and design. After putting its distinctive mark on remarkable skyscrapers, breathtaking homes and groundbreaking commercial projects over the years, the award-winning Houston-based company only further strengthens its impact. Mirador Group offers an integrated architectural practice that encompasses commercial and residential architecture, interior architecture, interior design and landscape architecture.
Creation of Todd Blitzer Mirador Group at the end of 1995, naming it after the Spanish word meaning “a place that offers a wide view”. Since then, the direction of the company has never wavered.
“My goal has always been to bring a unique design vision to Houston while remaining true to each client’s style and improving the Houston design landscape, from general planning to the complete design of structures and construction. ‘entire site with a meticulous selection of materials right through to the completion of each design, ”says Blitzer, Founding Director of the Mirador Group.
The company’s designs have been recognized internationally and featured in publications ranging from Architectural Digest Italia at Architecture’s Digest Germany, Elle Decor Russia and Remain. The work of Mirador Group continues to change the face of Houston. The company continues to focus on the interaction between architecture and its community, with the aim of making lasting contributions through its projects.
By developing lasting partnerships with powerful local builders including Pelican Builders, Stolz Partners and Sims Luxury Builders, the Mirador Group has become a shining light for the Houston design community. Some of his groundbreaking projects in Houston over the years include the Winlow Westheimer neighborhood, Katz Deli, WestMon Mall, Giorgetti Houston, The Sophie at Bayou Bend, The Westmore, Riva at the Park and the historic 6 Courtlandt Square renovation, which was hailed in PaperCity Design Award 2020.
“The talented designers and architects of the Mirador Group have helped us bring the Westmore Condominium to life,” says Robert Bland, legendary founder of Pelican Builders. “Together, our design teams were able to work seamlessly and efficiently to strengthen our commitment to high-rise condominiums living in the wonderful city of Houston. “
Mirador Group Director Jerry Hooker joined the company in 2011, adding another important dimension to its reach. Hooker brought design expertise to prestigious projects in New York City, including the National 9/11 Memorial, World Trade Center, World Financial Center and Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project.
“Long-lasting partnerships with some of Houston’s most talented builders and developers have helped us make an impact on design in the city,” said Hooker.
Now Hooker is the visionary behind some of Houston’s most luxurious condominium developments, including La Sophie at Bayou Bend and the pioneer Giorgetti houston. Giorgetti Houston marks the first 120-year-old luxury brand real estate project for Italian furniture makers. And that’s in Houston, Texas, thanks in large part to the Mirador Group.
“Partnering on two of Houston’s newest luxury condo developments, Giorgetti Houston and The Sophie at Bayou Bend, has been an exciting process from concept to finished product,” said Will Stolz, Founder of Stolz Partners. “In the Mirador Group, we found a like-minded company that shares our passion for great design and the desire to bring innovative architecture to Houston. “
The clean lines of La Sophie at Bayou Bend are softened by classic elements, allowing it to blend seamlessly into the surrounding Memorial Park neighborhood. Giorgetti houston envelops you in warm wood tones. It is filled with wonderful Italian-made furniture. It’s like stepping into the pages of the design catalog of one of Italy’s most admired heritage brands.
“Working with the Mirador Group on the architecture and design of Riva at the Park has been a smooth process,” said Chris Sims, founder of Sims Luxury Builders. “Todd Blitzer, the creative force behind innovative design for our luxury condo project, assembled a team of architectural, design and engineering professionals who met our goals.
“The Mirador group has been a valuable and effective partner, from the initial vision to the completion of the project. “
The Mirador Group is dedicating this anniversary year to the company’s role in improving Houston’s design landscape and its continued commitment to the community. With a quarter of a century of experience, successful collaborations and fascinating projects, which have pushed the boundaries and enhanced the appearance of its hometown, Mirador Group is only just beginning in some ways.
For these innovators, the best is really yet to come.
To find out more about the Mirador Group visit www.miradorgroup.com.