A derivative of Tezontle.- "a porous, highly oxidized, volcanic rock used extensively in construction in Mexico". 

Tezanto is a Dallas-based Architecture practice offering a full range of architectural services, including planning, architectural design, interior design and client liaison consultation. The practice began with the owner doing their own projects while moonlighting in 2012. After a successful run of having regular work, Tezanto was launched as a full-time practice in 2018.

Tezanto enjoys a reputation for client satisfaction with design and project management as well as professional commitment to the advancement of the needs of our Client, utilizing the best architectural practices. The focus and philosophy of the firm is captured in our commitment to design innovation, technical excellence and the knowledge that well-executed projects improve our community as a whole.



Meet the Founder

Fred Peña is the owner and founder of Tezanto, an architecture firm based in Dallas, and a licensed architect and interior designer. Fred brings more than 14 years of experience in various market sectors, including Education, Institutional, Commercial and Residential projects. He is a Preservation Dallas board member and sits on the City of Dallas task force for the Historic Neighborhoods of Lake Cliff and Winnetka Heights. Fred also serves on the Lake Cliff Developer Relations Committee helping build a bridge between developers planning work in the Oak Cliff area and the residents their projects impact. He enjoys traveling to interesting places locales across the globe as well as road trips stateside. Fred is a graduate of the University of Texas
at Arlington.

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