About Pillar Custom Homes

Pillar Custom Homes is one of the premier renovators and builders of green architecture in the Austin, Texas, area. We renovate and build the finest homes using only top-quality materials and the most experienced craftsmen available.

Master builder Michael A. Cohen, owner of Pillar Custom Homes, personally oversees all aspects of the construction of every project. His personal involvement and attention to details reflects his pride in the homes he renovates and builds. For Michael, homebuilding is a family tradition. He is proudly following the footsteps of his father, who was a skilled woodworker and a homebuilder.

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“We are building homes, not just houses, and that philosophy is engrained in the custom homes we build today,” Michael says.

However, Michael makes sure that the traditional craftsmanship involved in homebuilding evolves, as he stays abreast of the latest trends, newest techniques, improved materials and state-of-the-art technology. He participates in the continuing education provided by the numerous professional associations to which he belongs. In addition, Michael has a degree in landscape architecture from Purdue University as well as a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the New York Institute of Technology. These modern-day skills combined with the roll-up-your-sleeves, hands-on homebuilding skills taught by his father, give his homebuyers the best of both worlds.

You can be assured that your new renovation or home will be well designed, soundly constructed, environmentally considerate, and energy efficient. You will feel the confidence and security represented by Pillar Custom Homes.

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Michael Cohen has received the designations of Certified Green Professional and Graduate Master Builder from the National Association of Home Builders. Being a Graduate Master Builder is the ultimate symbol of the bulding profession, a designation awarded only to the most experienced veterans.

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