Weddings // Birthdays // Company Picnics // Photo, Video, Film Location // Workshops and Retreats // Design and Build Your Own // Just Stay.  Just 11 miles east of downtown Austin, Texas – the Design Build Adventure studio and art compound is an ideal setting for hosting events that guarantee a truly unique experience.

Situated on five acres graced with wildflowers and ancient pecan and oak trees, this rural respite can be customized to suit any gathering. The ranch house features a dependable kitchen; a voluminous meeting space with large chalkboard, community table and large flat screen monitors; two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and spacious front and back porches (or stages) for relaxation or group activities.

Other Amenities

  • a metal and wood workshop
  • outdoor grill area and community table
  • batting cage with pitching machine
  • outdoor game sets (bocce ball, archery, horseshoes)
  • yoga mats
  • outdoor shower
  • washer/dryer
  • Internet and cable TV
  • on-site parking
  • classic etching press and art supplies
  • kids climbing structures (and slack line)
  • chickens and eggs
  • “Tentnology” event / party tents

We can tailor your experience to suit your specific needs – campfire song circles, live music, catering, lounge and sleeping tents, hammock shelters, custom set or backdrop construction, formal linens, festive outdoor lighting and more. To speak with our event coordinator about rates and availability, send an email to