Cade Manning Hayes
Founding Principal
Registered Architect:  Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Utah 


Originally from Carlsbad, New Mexico, it was the experiences of the Chihuahuan Desert that nourished his dreams and memories of place. In 1997 he moved to Lubbock, Texas to study architecture at Texas Tech University.  Upon earning his Masters of Architecture in 2002, He began a 5-year appointment on the design team of Studio Rick Joy.  Some of those experiences include the Amangiri Resort, Tree House Residence, Desert Nomad House, Ventana Canyon House, St Edward’s University Chapel, among others.  

Established in 2007, Cade has been one of the founding/managing principals of D U S T ®, providing full service Architecture, Planning, and Construction. 

Each of the works has shown a heightened sensitivity to place and the environment, expanding the discourse on lifestyle in harmony with the environment.  

In addition to practice, Cade has served on national design juries, and has been a visiting instructor at Texas Tech University and the University of Arizona teaching Land Ethics design studio and Material Fabrication.