DSA Architects

Lorraine M. Dailey and Morgan Spear have worked together since 1990 and joined together to develop Dailey & Spear Architects, PLLC, in 2002. DSA consistently provide original, functional & sustainable design solutions to our clients.  The firm has developed a time honored reputation for excellence in the planning and design of religious, K-12 schools, local & state government buildings and correctional / detention facilities.

Lorraine M. Dailey manages the San Antonio office. She has over 25 years experience in planning, development and construction of public and private building structures.  Morgan Spear manages the Corpus Christi branch. He has been practicing architecture since 1965 and has become one of the most respected and recognized designers in the South Texas area. Mr. Spear has achieved multiple awards for Architectural Excellence in Design.

With offices in Corpus Christi and San Antonio, DSA provides master planning, architecture, interior design, security systems design, sustainable solutions and construction administration to public and private entities.  The firm’s philosophy is to collaborate with clients addressing their needs to develop uniquely efficient design solutions.


DSA Architects was founded in 2002 with offices in San Antonio & Corpus Christi. Our firm offers comprehensive services to a diverse client base in the areas of architecture, interior design, master planning, and sustainable design.

DSA Architects has experience in planning, development, and construction of public and private building structures for more than 20 years with projects exceeding $60 million.





We have established lasting relationships with our clients by exceeding their expectations and growing trust through exceptional performance from every member of our design team. DSA Architects will fulfill your project requirements in the utmost detail and exceed your expectations.

Lorraine M. Dailey and Morgan Spear remain fully involved in all aspects of the project from design through construction and warranty phase. Their detailed involvement during construction, along with the proven quality assurance plan, ensures completion of the project on time and within budget.


"As County Judge of Reeves County, it has been an honor to work with Ms. Dailey over the last seven and one-half years. Her representation and responsiveness to the needs of Reeves County has been always reflected the best interest of the County. Ms. Dailey's extensive experience in the field of architecture, along with her consistently outstanding professional service, has allowed Reeves County to achieve all our design objectives within the required time schedules and established budgets." “The firm’s commitment to quality and detail is outstanding.” 
Jimmy B. Galindo, former Reeves County Judge

“Ms. Dailey was able to take the user needs and apply her talents in the design of an extremely functional and efficient facility.  Her design has drawn tremendous accolades from visiting correctional professionals.  I especially appreciate her dedication and commitment not only during design and construction but also after project completion.” 
Rudy Franco, former Warden Reeves County Detention Center

“We wanted to insure that our community’s interests were being protected and the integrity of the project was maintained at all times. Ms. Dailey has demonstrated an exceptional ability to monitor this project on our behalf.  No detail seems to be overlooked by her.”
Mike Running, City Manager Town of Clayton New Mexico

“Ms. Dailey’s years of experience and expertise in design and monitoring of construction make her the voice authority in every meeting.  At all times, we were very confident that she is protecting the Town’s interest.”
Robert O. Beck, Partner Beck & Cooper Lawyers



DSA Architects is located in the 
Historical City of San Antonio, Texas
25661 U.S. Highway 281 North
San Antonio, TX 78258
Telephone: (830) 980-7006
FAX: (830) 438-7455
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