Eva Read-Warden, AIA, joined The Arkitex Studio in 1997 and is a Principal-In-Charge and Owner, overseeing the firm’s business operations. She leads many of the firm’s faith-based, historic preservation, and higher education projects. Before joining Arkitex, Eva attended Mississippi State University, earning her Bachelor of Architecture in 1988. She has previous experience as a sole practitioner and has worked for firms in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Eva is involved in the American Institute of Architects as a member in the national, state, and local chapters, serving as President of the Texas Society of Architects in 2022. She has also served as President of AIA Brazos in 2000 and 2011, along with numerous other roles since 1998. Her notable designs include First United Methodist Church Community Life Center in Huntsville, Texas, Central Texas Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center, and the adaptive reuse project for Texas Bank and Trust (now First Financial) in Bryan, Texas. She particularly enjoys projects that touch the public and serve the community. Eva is a Registered Architect in Texas, license #15353.
When not working, Eva enjoys spending time with her husband, Bob Warden, a professor of Architecture at Texas A&M University, and her two daughters. Eva volunteers her time serving various local non-profits and as a City of Bryan Historical Commission commissioner.