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Gabriel Durand-Hollis

This position is elected in May of even-numbered years.

Gabriel Durand-Hollis, FAIA, is a 1981 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (B. Arch), and firm owner of Durand-Hollis Rupe Architects since 1986 in San Antonio, Texas. Gabriel has helped shape the profession to create positive change and instill responsibility for the future by striving for improvements to our built environment and our communities. He is an active member in several professional, medical, and governmental positions.

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin, 1981
Graduate School of Business Studies, UTSA, 1981- 1982

Professional Registration
Registered Architect in the states of: Texas, Colorado, Illinois, Pennsylvania
Registered Interior Designer in the state of Texas No. 908
National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) – Member

Professional Positions Held
Mayor of the City of Hill Country Village, Texas 2012-present
Juror for the 2016 Olympic Games Master Plan in Rio de Janeiro 2011
Treasurer of the American Institute of Architects (2012-2013 term)
National Director, American Institute of Architects National Board, 2009 – 2011
President, Pan American Federation of Architects Association, 2004-2008
City Council Member, Hill Country Village, 2004-2010
Elected to College of Fellows, American Institute of Architects, 2003
Liaison to the AIA’s International Committee, 1997-99
Pan American Federation of Architect Associations, (Federación Pan Americana de Arquitectos), Delegate Representing the U.S., Canada, and Mexico; 1997-present
San Antonio Arquitectos-Architects Conference, founder and conference coordinator, 1991
Tri-National Conference, founder and conference coordinator, 1995
President, AIA San Antonio 1992
President, Texas Society of Architects, 1999
Member of the Board of Directors, Methodist Healthcare Ministries, 1992-2002
Member of the Board of Directors, Methodist Healthcare System, San Antonio
President, Durand-Hollis Rupe, Inc, a 24 person Architecture and Interiors Firm
Chair, UTSA, College of Fine Arts Advisory Council
UTSA School of Architecture, Advisory Council
Member Accrediting Team, (Two Times) UTSA School of Architecture
Lecturer, Speaker, Panel member, Juror, at Architecture groups and schools, such as: AIA national Convention, Bogotá Colombia, Quito Ecuador, Tegucigalpa Honduras, Copenhagen Denmark, Querétaro, Mexico City, and Monterrey México, Miami University, Oklahoma University and many others.
Gabriel Durand-Hollis was elected to the Council in May 2004 and re-elected in 2006, 2008, and 2010. He was elected Mayor in 2012.