Geoffrey S. Edwards, Board Member
Geoffrey S. Edwards, AlA, LEED AP, BD&C
Munoz and Company, Principal
Registered Architect- Texas #18803
NCARB Certification # 87214
Geof Edwards is an award winning designer known for his distinct cultural approach to historically referenced Architecture. In 2015 his work in this highly specialized direction was jointly awarded national recognition by the American Society of Architects and the American Library Association for the Mission Branch Library. This was one of only six projects so distinguished.
He has designed projects on many of the State's most important university campuses including the Texas A&M International Science Building, Texas A&M San Antonio Multipurpose Building and Central Academic Building, and the State's newest Medical School at the University of Texas Rio Grande. He joined Muñoz & Company early in his career and has practiced architecture with the firm for over 20 years. Today, as a Principal and Chief Creative Officer, he directs the design studio of the firm.
Mr. Edwards has raised the level of architectural design in South Central Texas through his personal design efforts and leadership. He has led an effort to define an appropriate regional architecture by designing numerous public buildings that reflect the cultural richness of the people they serve. From laboratories, to educational institutions, to private facilities, he has influenced the design of many of significant landmarks in the State of Texas. His experience and keen design sense have been recognized with many state & local design awards. Mr. Edwards' work has been featured in Architecture, Architectural Record, and Texas Architect among other national and statewide publications. He has also won over 30 juried Architectural Design Awards for his efforts.
Mr. Edwards is often called to design the firm's most technically and programmatically complex projects including the design of now 3 BiblioTechs, the world's first all-digital bookless library. His portfolio of University work includes numerous Science Labs, STEM Buildings, and Research Facilities. He directed the design team of Muñoz & Company on a number of significant projects, such as the UTHSC-SA South Texas Medical Academic Building and the South Texas Center for Biology Medicine, Texas A&M International University Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Building, the University of Texas at Dallas Science Learning Center, Prairie View A&M Electrical Engineering Building and the new Corporate Headquarters for the Methodist Healthcare Ministries, a facility, which won a Texas Society of Architects Honor Award.
University of Texas at Austin
- Master of Architecture, 1992
- Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, 1987
PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES
American Institute of Architects Member
Texas Society of Architects Member
Trinity University Visiting Professor
UT School of Architecture Visiting Critic
UTSA School of Architecture Visiting Critic
Prairie View A&M School of Architecture Visiting Critic
Blue Star Contemporary Arts Center Board of Directors
Carver Community Cultural Center Board of Directors
San Antonio Museum of Art Contemporaries Board
San Antonio River Foundation