Eckxstudio for Modern Architecture | Dallas TX Modern Architect
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Eckxstudio is a full-service architecture studio founded by licensed architect Dan Eckelkamp, AIA LEED-AP. Dan is passionate about listening to your needs, wants and desires as inspiration to design your dream home you’ll never want to leave.

At Eckxstudio, we design artful modern and contemporary projects that are highly crafted to reflect who you are, how you live and how you work and play. Each curated project is a unique representation of the client and their wants and dreams.  No repeats.  No copies.  Period.  We feel imagining and crafting great designs with clarity and precision require three elements: time, passion and skill. Our strategy and detail-oriented approach results in a personalized and remarkable outcome.

The relationship we form with you is the core foundation to your project’s success. We leverage our considerable design, building technology and construction experience and combined with your goals transform your dreams into built reality.

Our goal is to simply exceed your expectations.

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About Eckxstudio

Eckxstudio was founded by licensed architect Dan Eckelkamp, AIA LEED-AP. Dan’s designs are rooted in how he works: collaborating with each client and connecting with them to create curated spaces that elevate their project beyond the ordinary. He works with clients to create distinct, modern/contemporary spaces that reflect their unique needs – and that endure and inspire. His mission is to exceed your expectations, respect your project’s “program,” and provide excellent communication keeping you highly informed throughout your project.

Dan is a licensed Architect and LEED Accredited Professional and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Record Boards. He draws from numerous sustainable techniques and modern building science as he develops his projects.

Dan entered the architectural profession following several years managing advanced telecommunications projects for a large international telecom company. His passion for his hobbies of home renovation and furniture building led him to return to graduate school and refocus his career in architecture and design. He holds Master of Architecture degree from The University of Texas at Arlington where he graduated at the top of his class.

Dan worked for several Dallas-based firms, and while at the firm of Dallas architect Lionel Morrison, led multiple teams on many significant projects including several nationally and internationally published private residences and downtown Dallas’ One Arts Plaza.

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Dan at The Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas

Certifications

Certifications

AIA Member
Licensed Architect | State of Texas
LEED Accredited Professional
NCARB Certified

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Design

Design

My design inspiration comes from many varied sources: from my travels to view architecture both new and old, from current trends and timeless designs and from all of my clients' experiences as well.

Woodworking

Woodworking

I started woodworking as a hobby when I was young, helping my father in his shop. I've refined my woodworking skills alongside my design skills, applying modern methods to the craft and building custom furniture for our home.

Cycling

Cycling

I’ve been road cycling since 1991 and was US national champion as a teen. Cycling is a great time to decompress and think, and I often think through my design projects while riding. Most of my cycling is on the road but I enjoy mountain biking as a break.

Art & Sculpture

Art & Sculpture

My wife and I love art and collect various works of modern art. We are patrons of the Nasher Sculpture Center, ambassadors at the Dallas Contemporary and founders of The Dallas Art Collective. Ask me about these groups if you're interested!

Skiing

Skiing

I really enjoy the outdoors. We picked up skiing a few years ago and enjoy the mountain atmosphere and skiing down challenging runs -- my favorite place to ski is Aspen, Colorado. We also enjoy playing tennis and golf.

Hear it from our Clients

“We hired Eckxstudio to design our single-story MCM home on a large lot that presented several challenges including a busy street, saving existing trees, and a "no stairs" requirement on a sloped lot while maximizing the lake view. Not only did Dan design a beautiful home that was exactly what we wanted, he was involved in every step of our journey. He was our agent with the city when we subdivided our land parcel. He was prepared for every meeting, listened well and took meticulous notes. He worked very well with our builder, our framer, and even a difficult neighbor. He was pro-active during construction. He continued to be accessible to the finish, observing and creating the punch list.

Dan's positive attitude and ability to "work well with others" was a key factor in knowing we had assembled an excellent project team. Dan is Eckxstudio, and his goal was to design exactly what we wanted, using his visual talent, architectural skill and experience to make certain the house was both beautiful and functional for the way we live. As a couple, we enjoyed seeking out interior finishes (mostly tile) and sourcing the lighting, but we relied upon Dan to keep us from making a mis-step that might sabotage the desired overall result. He was incredibly helpful. We love the house and it quickly became our home. We consider ourselves fortunate that we found Eckxstudio. We highly recommend!”

Andrea B., Rockwall, TX

Get in Touch!

Eckxstudio is based in Dallas, Texas, but we serve clients throughout the United States. Whether your location is in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area, the mountains of Colorado, California wine country or beyond, we are ready to create an outstanding project for you. We’ve got big ideas, and we are great at what we do – let us take your project from the ordinary to extraordinary.

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