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We can transform your vision into reality

Since its inception in 2002, Urbano Design and Build has been bringing its clients’ individual visions to life with its unique craftsmanship, designs, and creative approach. The company has left its mark on some of San Antonio’s most prestigious neighborhoods with intriguing architectural designs and custom finishes tailored to each client’s specifications.

With over two decades of experience in the residential and commercial construction industry, owner and founder Lori Urbano remains dedicated to providing the highest quality craftsmanship and design in her innovative building projects, utilizing inspired designs and premium custom building materials.


Highlights of Urbano Design and Build’s portfolio include the renovation of the Historical Firehouse restaurant, the Battalion, Rebelle and Haunt located inside the St. Anthony Hotel, and the restoration of a historic 1930s Atlee B. Ayres Spanish Colonial home in Terrell Hills.


Years of experience

5 star

rating from satisfied clients


successful projects

About Lori

With over 25 years of experience in the San Antonio, Austin and Texas Hill Country areas, Lori Urbano is an award-winning custom home and commercial designer, builder and consultant.

She has built a reputation for creating innovative, functional and beautiful designs that seamlessly blend form and function to exceed her discerning clients' expecations.

With a keen eye for details and a passion for design, Lori has consistently delivered high-end custom residential and commercial projects that are functional without sacrificing their stunning visual appeal.

Proud of her decades-long passion for bringing her client's dreams into reality and a dedication to her craft, Lori continues to create stunning homes and commercial spaces that reflect the individuality, style and taste of each of her clients.


Building Another Dream

Urbano Design & Build's mission statement of "Building Another Dream" emphasizes our commitment to bringing our clients' visions to life through expert design, craftsmanship, and project management.

More than a tagline, it represents our passion for creating unique and personalized homes that consistently exceed our clients' expectations, and our dedication to being a trusted partner in helping them turn their dream build into a reality.

With "Building Another Dream" as our guiding ethos, we strive to create homes and businesses that are not just functional and beautiful, but that truly reflect the individuality and style of each and every one of our clients.


Put our experience to work for your project

Regardless of your needs, we can help turn your dream into a reality.


Click below more about the types of custom design & build services we offer.

“Working with Lori Urbano was an incredible experience from start to finish. From the moment we first met with her team, we knew we were in good hands. Their attention to detail and passion for design was evident in every aspect of the build process. The final result was beyond our wildest dreams - a stunning, one-of-a-kind home that truly reflected our style and personality. We couldn't be happier with our choice to work with Urbano D&B, and we would highly recommend them to anyone looking to build a custom home in the San Antonio and Austin, Texas area.”

- Custom Home Client

What Our Clients Say

I have the utmost personal and professional respect for Lori Urbano and Urbano Design & Build. They take thorough time to assess your project, provide a detailed quote, explain and execute. We merged old architectural doors into an existing home to create a built-in closet with custom detail. Excellent outcome!

Katie L.

Lori and Urbano Design remodeled our master Bath two years ago. We are still getting compliments from friends who visit our home. We appreciated Lori's professionalism throughout the job. She provided helpful ideas start to finish.

Sally & Robert Sharples

Working with Lori of Urbano Design was a great experience. I have used her on 3 different projects and have been very pleased with her work. She understood exactly what I wanted. I would definitely use Urbano Design again.

Andrew Goodman, Feast Restaurant