specifically the hawks who nested on my block the Spring the studio was founded. The Red-Tailed Hawk is said to represent courage, leadership, intelligence, observation, wisdom, and strength, all values that this studio pursues through its work.
At Redtail Studio, we are “why people,” always asking why and how. “Why does this space, this situation need to change, and how can we best bring that change about?” Our strength comes from our insatiable curiosity. We test the limits of our creativity and develop unique solutions to unique problems.
We use our expertise to navigate the many hurdles between idea and building to create spaces for our clients and their endeavors to thrive. We provide architectural design services for both commercial and residential clients, guiding them through any or all parts of the designing, permitting, budgeting, and construction process. Let us support your dreams with a space made just for them.
Principal + Co-Owner
Caitlin Scott is the founder and co-owner of Redtail Studio.
They have worked for both commercial and residential clients in Houston for over a decade, with a focus on detail oriented, high quality design.
Caitlin is also a professor of art at the University of Houston, instructing in digital tools and digital fabrication.
They themselves are a multi-disciplinary artist, creating works of performance art, ceramics, and a variety of other formats.
Caitlin Chaired the 2021 AIA Houston’s Women in Architecture committee and is a graduate of Rice University’s Bachelor of Architecture program.
Caitlin believes that equitable design begins with creating an equitable work environment where diversity is valued as the cornerstone of organizational health.
Principal + Co-Owner
Mahe Hameed is a principal and co-owner of Redtail Studio. She is a licensed architect with 10 years of experience in a wide range of project types, including education, multi-family residential and hospitality.
As a sustainability advocate with expertise in resiliency, she is passionate about performance-based design and how it enhances the human experience.
Mahe graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Rice University, finishing off her last semester at the Rice School of Architecture in Paris. Prior to returning to Houston, Mahe worked in her hometown of New Orleans on historic preservation and adaptive reuse projects.
Outside of the office, Mahe volunteers with USGBC and AIA Houston’s Women in Architecture committees and is dedicated to helping create a more equitable future in the local AEC community.