From Who We Are To What We Do
Find out more about Mel/Arch and take a look at our work.

Who We Are

MEL/ARCH architectural studio is a progressive architecture firm based out of Fort Worth focussing on commercial and residential design throughout the state of Texas.

What We Know

Our principal has over 15 years experience in corporate/retail/multi family residential, as well as religious and hospitality work and is a registered architect in Texas.

What We Care About

MEL/ARCH prides itself by being able to provide great design solutions while taking great care to meet each client expectations at most affordable prices.

Our Focus

Our focus is on green design, and zero energy buildings. Additionally we can assist with site planning or urban design.

We Can Be Where You Need Us

We are currently licensed in the State of Texas, but upon request can consider taking on projects in other States.

Just Ask

Additional information is gladly provided upon request.

From Us And Our Clients
Read a little more about us and take a look at what our clients have to say.

Who We Are



Matthijs is a resourceful architect with an innate ability to think outside the box to generate design solutions that maintain the objectives and aesthetic intent of the client, while pushing the envelope of modern day design philosophies. His knowledge base in green design and ability to use simple and sustainable materials to create eloquent, cost effective design solutions make him a great option for clients or teams in need of architectural services.

Matthijs received his Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of architecture, and is licensed to practice throughout the state of Texas.



Jie is a very creative and multi-faceted individual. Her extensive knowledge of finance and business strategy experience in architectural services and construction management makes her a key asset to the industry. Her keen insight and ability to track and evaluate business trends allows her to gain a competitive edge within the architectural and design community. Being an excellent communicator/observer and listener, Jie naturally draws the attention from anyone around her.

Jie received her Bachelors of Applied Accounting from the Oxford Brookes University in England, and is licensed Chartered Certified Accountant.



Luz has a thorough understanding of the relationship between a project’s design process and construction methods. She has over 15 years of experience with a variety of projects, including retail and interior design, that have sharpened her ability to express conceptual design ideas into presentation drawings and then construction documents. Her creativity and efficiency make her a great asset to any project team.

Luz received her Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture. She is a Registered Architect and LEED Accredited Professional.



Jason has a broad knowledge of construction management and possesses the ability to oversee all the technical aspects of the design process. Since starting his architectural profession in 2001, Jason has worked on a wide variety of projects. He has developed an innate ability to look at projects from multiple perspectives in order to find effective solutions.

Jason received his Bachelors of Architecture from Texas A&M University.



Canston is a receptive student architect and intern with a genuine interest in green design strategies, and renewable resources and materials. He displays a wide range of assets necessary for project development including BIM implementation.

Canston is currently enrolled in the architecture program at the University of Houston.



Jaqueline has a passion for innovative design. Her experience in unconventional construction methods and material research has led her to MEL/ARCH Studio.

Jaqueline is pursuing her Masters of Architecture degree and currently serves on the Executive Board for the local AIAS chapter.

Read What Others Have To Say About Us

MEL/ARCH architectural Studio was the best thing that happened to our dream home plans. To have the right architectural firm as a partner is critical to any project’s success. With Mel/ARCH we believe we have found one of the best in North Texas. Their experience and ability to design and articulate solutions is excellent and well grounded. The architectural experience and the global exposure the partners bring to the table, is genuine and refreshing.
Client, The Tree Orchard Residence
MEL/ARCH takes personal interest in planning and collaborating with you every step of the way. We have always been encouraged to share ideas and have felt a sense of true partnership which has made designing our home a rewarding process.
Client, Denton Estate
Working with the MEL/ARCH team was a pleasure. They balanced the architectural vision and the project realities beautifully, had a deep understanding of our priorities, and operated responsively and professionally to all matters. The blend of their personal style and an understanding of ours led to a beautiful, practical, and unique home.
Client, Ridge Valley View
It only took one meeting to realize that MEL/ARCH studio’s capacity and talent far exceeded the 4 other architects I had interviewed. I have been continually impressed by the attention to detail, follow through and ability to balance client desire with incredible design. MEL/ARCH studio has the unusual ability to balance world class design with real world application.
Park Village Residences
Designing spaces that are specifically well suited to the display of art is second nature for MEL/ARCH.
Ben Harper, Texas Design+ Home
MEL/ARCH architects achieved all of our goals with our recent corporate office project. MEL/ARCH was creative yet cost conscious with design selections, responsive and diligent when addressing action items, and above all, continually committed to client satisfaction. They are a ‘best in class’ design firm in my opinion!
Kelley Lauer, Metro Aviation
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Fort Worth

Melchiors Architecture
600 E. Rosedale St. Suite 104
Fort Worth, TX 76104


Melchiors Architecture
205 Roberts St.
Houston TX 77003



FTW: +1 817.653.3007
HOU: +1 832.360.0811

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