A Legacy of Inspirational Design

Ziegler Cooper has emerged as one of Houston’s premier architecture firms that practices nationally and internationally. Today we find our practice is perfectly positioned to provide our clients with the expertise they need for a competitive edge. Since our founding in 1977, Ziegler Cooper Architects has been guided by our strong belief that:


“Beautiful architecture enriches people’s lives, uplifts the human spirit, and provides a constant vision of excellence”.


To support this belief, we have structured our practice into specialized internal Studios to serve mankind’s most basic needs to live, learn work and worship. Within these practice areas, the firm fosters collaboration and innovation to create beautiful buildings and inspirational spaces that are highly functional, and sustainable, resulting in extremely valuable assets for their owners. We care deeply about our clients and work hard to help them succeed.


Above all, we are inspired by our clients to be problem solvers, strategists, story tellers, and dreamers in our pursuit to make the world a more beautiful place.


—R. Scott Ziegler, AIA