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. Contact us at