Color Houses, Inc


Zach Haines and Eric Pierce - Owners and Project Managers

Since 2010, Zach Haines and Eric Pierce have been building and renovating homes through Color Houses. We both began in real estate, buying fixer uppers in historic Houston neighborhoods to renovate and live in - Eric in Riverside Terrace and Zach in First Ward. Since then we have completed dozens of projects, from bathroom remodels to new construction.

Color Houses is a full service design / build firm.  Eric and Zach are actively involved with every project we take on. We utilize a crew of subcontractors that we have worked with for many years, and have the skills and tools to design, permit, and build your project (from renovating and adding on to an historic home to building your modern custom house), or we can bid and build your project from another designer's construction documents.

Our goal is to bring great design and craftsmanship to our Houston community of homeowners.




Hokyung Lee - Lead Designer and Project Manager

Hokyung Lee began working for Color Houses in March 2017. He brings a wealth of experience in architectural design at all scales – from urban planning to single family design, construction details, and finishes. Hokyung and Zach were studio neighbors at University of Houston graduate school, where they collaborated on many projects together.

Hokyung received his architecture license in South Korea in 2014. He has worked for several internationally recognized firms: Space Group; mlnp architects; and maintains his firm in Korea: Urban Society (

Hokyung is a devotee of Modern Architecture, with a sense of humor that allows for the unexpected in his designs.