University of Texas at Austin,
BS, Civil Engineering
Amy Wynne Leveno is an architect and a principal at OFFICIAL. Founded in 2012 with Mark Leveno, OFFICIAL is an architecture, interiors, and furniture design studio. The firm has earned numerous design awards, has been featured on the AIA Dallas Tour of Homes, and has been published nationally and internationally. The studio works on projects of all types including large and small residential, multi-family, retail, restaurants, office interiors, warehouses, and adaptive reuse as well as designing custom furniture and lighting.
Prior to founding OFFICIAL, Amy worked designing residential and commercial green buildings for a number of esteemed firms including Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Corgan, and Page. Deeply believing that architecture can create positive change, Amy is committed to designing with a social, environmental and aesthetic consciousness. OFFICIAL’s designs are enhanced by her technical interest in materials and details. Amy worked for two years as a professor of architecture at the Savannah College of Art and Design and while teaching she won a Presidential Fellowship to travel and research contemporary construction techniques in Japan. She has also taught at the University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Architecture.
Amy earned a Master of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin as well as undergraduate degrees in Architecture and Civil Engineering from Lehigh University. She is a licensed architect and LEED Accredited Professional that has worked in multiple cities across the United States.
Registered Architect #20905, Texas.
LEED AP BD+C. (2001-Present).
Member, American Institute of Architects.
Member, Texas Society of Architects.
Metropolis Magazine (Specify Version), “Civitas Capital Group,” June 2019
BOB Magazine #176, “Civitas Capital Group,” April 2019
Cafe Culture, “Houndstooth Coffee,” 2019
Modern Luxury Dallas, “Into the Current,” April 2019
The Architect’s Newspaper Interior, “Top 50 Interior Architects,” March 2019
Texas Architect, “Emerging Practices,” January 2019
Deco Journal, “Civitas Capital Group,” December 2018
Cafe Plus, “Houndstooth Coffee and Jettison Cocktail Bar,” June 2018
Architectural Digest, “The Most Beautiful Coffee Shop in Every State in America,” January 2018
Contract, “Designers You Should Know,” June 2017
Surface Magazine, “Beans and Brews,” April 2017
The Architect’s Newspaper, “Dallas cafe and craft cocktail bar,” March 2017
Columns, “2016 AIA Dallas Built Design Awards,” Winter 2017
Modern Luxury Dallas, “Official Business,” September 2016
Texas Architect, “Paperwork: A Little Room,” July 2008
D Magazine Dallas’ Best Architects, 2019, 2020
PaperCity Dallas Design Award, Civitas Capital Group, 2019
PaperCity Dallas Design Award, Houndstooth Coffee Austin, 2019
PaperCity Dallas Design Award, Houndstooth Coffee & Jettinson Cocktail Bar, 2017
AIA Dallas Design Honor Award, Houndstooth Coffee & Jettinson Cocktail Bar, 2016
AIA Tour of Homes, Clover Lane Residence, 2016
AIA Dallas Unbuilt & Built Design Awards, Parkland Hospital, 2011, 2015
Westside Urban Forum Honor Award, The Village Santa Monica, 2008
UT Austin Texas Exes Teaching Award, 2006
UT Austin School of Architecture Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 2005
Peaks to Prairies Integrated Design Award, GreenHOME II, 2003
Featured Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research
SCAD Presidential Fellowship, “Lightness in Contemporary Japanese Architecture,” 2011
North Central Texas Council of Governments, 2009, Grant Awarded for Routh Street Underpass