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Parra Design Group, Ltd. is a design and development company whose mission is to improve the quality of life in the community by enhancing its aesthetic environment.

Established in 1998, Parra Design is dedicated to providing the highest level of satisfaction to our customers through the design and construction of exceptional residential and commercial buildings. Contact us to discuss how we could be of service. Phone 713.942.8346 email


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By Diane Cowen | Houston Chronicle/ZEST, Sunday, October 1, 2017
“...For their new home, Christopher wanted to design a usable, compact house with more square footage and the comforting flow of the bungalow, all on a modest budget. Though he is an architecture professor, he teaches about landscape and large-scale design – not residential work.

A friend offered great advice: “You should talk to Camilo Parra. He'll really complement your personality.”

Christopher laughed and had a “what-did-you-mean-by-that?” pause. Then he realized the friend was right...”

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Camilo Parra was reelected to the RDA Board of Directors in the spring of 2013 for a three-year term.

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Mr. Parra has a Master of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and has extensive experience in the architectural, engineering, and construction fields. In 2009 Camilo received the American Institute of Architects Young Architects Award.

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Parra Design currently has these developments under construction, click on the links to go to the website. Our strategy has been to create affordable townhouses that feature an open floor plan without compromising quality. La Ville St. Emanuel in the Third Ward and 5th Ward Homes in the historic Fifth Ward. The Upper West End development in the Rice Military, started in 2004, is now completed and all units are sold.

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