Richard White

President / Owner

Richard is a third generation builder and started Abode Modern Homes in 2006 after a decade in the industry working alongside his father. He has overseen more than 100 projects to completion and maintains relationships with many of the best architects in Austin. He brings a modern aesthetic to the projects, insists on design details that make jobs unique and works with clients to achieve their ideal home. He graduated from Texas Christian University in 1999.


Richard White, Sr.

Vice President

Richard is a second generation builder who has been in the industry since 1974. He oversees all aspects of construction at Abode Modern Homes. He has extensive experience with foundation and landscaping and brings substantial expertise to the projects.

Richard attended Texas State University where he studied engineering.


Rick Price

Project Manager

A native Austinite, Rick Price has worked professionally in the Architectural Design field throughout Central Texas for 18 years prior to becoming a residential construction Project Manager in 2016. Rick’s history and background in Austin Architecture benefits both our clients and their Architects comfort level aware of his knowledge and appreciation to execute their designs. Rick graduated from Texas Tech University’s College of Architecture in 1998.


Manuel Barraz

Project Manager

Manuel moved to Austin in 1997 to pursue a Master of Architecture at the University of Texas after working construction in Boston. Upon completing his studies, he worked in architectural firms for 12 years and then switched to construction management in 2014. In addition to serving as Project Manager on a number of residential projects, Manuel has also managed several commercial projects to completion, including restaurants, stores, and offices. Manuel graduated from Brown University in 1994.


Julia Bardone

Assistant Project Manager

Julia has lived in the Austin area since 1988. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas School of Architecture. Julia has experience working in large and small architecture firms. She is excited to be working directly in the field assisting with the construction process.

Karina Juarez

Office Manager