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Staying Engaged

by: Corey Squire

Lake|Flato Architects is known for its sustainably designed homes. When some of its clients started noticing higher-than-expected energy bills, the firm revisted the houses and installed energy-monitoring devices to get to the root of the problem.

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A Language of Movement

by: Leigh A. Arnold

Lawrence Halprin and his choreographer wife, Anna, developed a way of notating movement they called “Motation.” Its revelations influenced the design of Fort Worth’s Heritage Park Plaza.

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Domestic Wolf

by: Aaron Seward

Content Architecture designs a house for an artist and car enthusiast, then shifts gears in mid-construction

Peter Molick, Paul Hester
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Out of the Shadows

by: Audrey Maxwell, AIA

bcWORKSHOP ran focus groups and workshops to gather information for their design of The Cottages at Hickory Crossing, a Housing First project that will serve people often deemed impossible cases.

Craig D. Blackmon, FAIA
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A Machine for Healing

by: Ron Stelmarski, AIA

The new Parkland Hospital building has been called the world’s first all-digital hospital, a healthcare facility where technology and design merge to improve functionality, lessen the institutional feel, and stay on the cutting edge of advances in medical science.

Assassi Productions
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Field of Dreams

by: Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA

Four installations — winners of the Field Constructs Design Competition — occupied a brownfield site in East Austin for two weeks in November. The projects on view drew attention to the quickly aligning trends of digital fabrication and environmental sustainability.

Whit Preston
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2015 AIA Dallas Built Design Awards

AIA Dallas announces the winners of its 2015 Built Design Awards.

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2015 AIA Fort Worth Excellence in Architecture Design Awards

AIA Fort Worth announces the winners of its 2015 Excellence in Architecture Design Awards.

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Poteet Architects’ Poolside Pavilion

The owners of a Victorian home in San Antonio’s historic King Williams neighborhood wanted a little something extra in the backyard.

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A New Building in Bryan, Designed for a Student Design Competition, May Soon Rise

by: Eurico R. Francisco, AIA

The winning project, by Texas A&M University architecture student Jaechang Ko, is a long, airy, one-story pavilion.

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New Air Traffic Control Tower to Put Wings Over San Antonio’s Stinson Airport

by: Aaron Seward

HiWorks and Work5hop teamed up on the competition winning design, which references the early days of aviation and incorporates a civic lighting display.

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The Independent Ups the Ante on Austin’s Urban Ambitions

by: Ashley Craddock

Known locally as the Jenga Tower, the 665-ft-tall structure, designed by Rhode Partners, will be the tallest residential building west of the Mississippi.

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Best of International Product Design

by: Rita Catinella Orrell

Germany, Austria, and Sweden are just a few of the nations represented by the designers and manufacturers in this roundup, ranging from high-strength cement tiles to silk window curtains.

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Reverse Engineering the Rent: Prototype Housing for Modest Means

by: Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA

A proposal by Edward M. Baum, FAIA, takes into account the necessities of life in the DFW Metroplex and comes in at a cost of $80/sf.

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Campsite Rules

by: Aaron Seward
Architect: Charles Di Piazza, AIA & Chris Cobb, AIA

An activist client in Austin’s Heritage Neighborhood commissions an architectural think piece of a house to save a prominent site from the rampant march of stealth dorms.

Paul Bardagjy
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2015 AIA San Antonio Design Awards

The winners of AIA San Antonio’s 2015 Design Awards.

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LRGV-AIA 2015 Design Awards

The winners of the Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA’s 2015 design awards.

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Bart Shaw Architect’s “Memory: Fairmount Park”

Bart Shaw Architect designs a series of picnic benches for Fort Worth’s Fairmount Park that subtly recall the site’s history.

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Behind the Scenes

by: Ronnie L. Self, AIA

Kendall/Heaton could be the most prominent Texas practice you’ve never heard about. Focusing solely on architect of record services, the firm has completed some of the state’s highest-profile projects, designed by a cast of the world’s most famous architects.

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by: Ryan Flener, Assoc. AIA

HKS architect Bryan Trubey, FAIA, designs stadiums around the world. He sees these buildings as the ultimate civic setting, drawing people of all cultures together in the spirit of competition.

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Healthcare International

by: Florence Tang, Assoc. AIA

WHR, working in collaboration with Arup and KHR Arkitekter, recently won a competition for a new hospital in Denmark. The design combines the best aspects of European and American approaches to health care.

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For Humanity

by: Tommy Stewart, AIA

Fort Worth architect Tommy Stewart, AIA, designed a school for earthquake-ravaged Haiti, an endeavor he considers to be among the most profound experiences of his life.

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Attention Getter

by: Patrick Michels

Linda Pace commissioned London-based architect David Adjaye to design her foundation’s “Ruby City” in order to raise San Antonio’s profile in the world of international architectural celebrity.

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Cross Culture

by: Michael Friebele, Assoc. AIA

A Dallas Developer from Switzerland hires a Japanese architect to design the next phase of his signature Uptown district, Harwood. Kengo Kuma’s design for the new Rolex Tower is a human-scale high-rise that relates to the street.

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Verses on Designing and Building

by: Aaron Seward

Sometimes the only way to convey the spirit of a conference is through a journalistic poem.

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5G Studio Designs a Pavilion at the Nasher with Dutch Artist Ann Veronica Janssens Members Only

This crisp pavilion in the garden gave way on the inside to an endless world of colored light and fog.

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Curated Feast Members Only

by: Florence Tang, Assoc. AIA

Knoll’s new showroom and office in Houston, designed by ARO, pays homage to the modern furniture-maker’s heritage while it looks to the future of interior architecture and design.

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Almost White Box

by: Audrey Maxwell, AIA

Minimal in form and color, clear and open in plan, this new home in Dallas by Morrision Dillworth + Walls was designed for empty-nesters looking to downsize.

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Historical Marker Members Only

by: Patrick Michels

To create Austin’s African American Cultural and Heritage Facility, McKinney York Architects preserved a fragile 19th-century house built by a freed slave and designed a modern addition, sited a respectful distance away.

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Innovation and Design

by: Catherine Gavin

Digital fabrication is turning traditional architectural practice on its head, and as academics press forward into uncharted territories, communication and cross-pollination with practicing architects is increasingly important.

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Sizing Up Design: Working Big

by: Ron Stelmarski, AIA

Ron Stelmarski, AIA, details the benefits of large firm culture.

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Sizing Up Design: Diary of a Small Firm

by: Jessica Stewart Lendvay

Small firm culture has many benefits.

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Plastic Stereotomy

Justin Diles’ “Plastic Stereotomy” is the winner of TEX-FAB’s 2014 international digital design and fabrication competition.

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Cube Loft

Architects and design professionals have a new place to stay when traveling to Austin: the Charles Moore Foundation’s Cube Loft.

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AIA Dallas 2014 Design Awards

Texas Architect magazine features the AIA Dallas 2014 Design Awards.

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Self-Sustaining House

Bercy Chen Studio’s Self-Sustaining House optimizes rainwater retention, solar radiation, and a turbine-driven generator and compressor to satisfy all energy and water needs.

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Weather Room

Through minimalist multitasking, LOJO’s Weather Room takes portability to a new level.

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Creek Show: Light Night

Austin’s Creek Show brought thousands of visitors to Waller Creek on a freezing night last fall to see installations by local architects and landscape architects.

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Why Small?

by: Donna Kacmar, FAIA

Bigger isn’t always better, even in Texas.

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Guest Nest

by: Jen Wong

Nested House, a guesthouse built around a traditional sauna, supports full-range living and achieves spatial efficiency through thoughtful program placement.

Luis Ayala
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Cabin Fever

by: Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA

Urs Peter “Upe” Flueckiger and students of Texas Tech University College of Architecture build a smart and compact Sustainable Cabin in West Texas.

Urs Peter "Upe" Fleuckiger and Denny Mingus
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Big Ideas

Architect-designed bus stops in San Antonio, Austin, and Dallas are adding a bit of design to street corners.

Dror Baldinger, AIA; Thomas McConnell; Nicholas McWhirter; Charles David Smith, AIA
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Small is Beautiful

by: Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA

Candid Rogers Architect’s Marfa 10 x 10 Lightbox peeks over the shrubs to provide sweeping views of the West Texas landscape.

Chris Cooper
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A Bench Is a Bench

by: Ryan Flener, Assoc. AIA

Rhotenberry Wellen Architects and Shipley Architects team up for the design and construction of the Kidd Spring Park Pavilion in Dallas — the latest addition to the Dallas Park and Recreation Department’s growing Park Pavilion program.

Charles David Smith, AIA
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Bit by Bit

by: Miriam Sitz

Studio Joseph takes a measured approach to the design of the National Butterfly Center Welcome Pavilion in Mission.

Nathaniel Liberman
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Keeping It Compact

by: Lawrence Connolly, AIA

Haddon+Cowan Architects Collaborative’s Girls’ School of Austin maximizes its site while providing students with a playful campus.

Bronson Dorsey
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A Yellow Pop-Up

by: Rachel Adams

Bart Shaw Architect redefines the typical farmers’ market tent.

Chad Davis
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Bring Your Own Bag

by: Catherine Gavin

DO.GROUP DESIGN is building a business around its Bundle Reusable Bags.

Christopher Ferguson, Assoc. AIA
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Field Constructs Design Competition Call for Entries

Field Constructs Design Competition call for entries now open.

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Lake|Flato Architects Recognized by Interior Design Magazine

Interior Design magazine honorees for its 30th annual Hall of Fame Awards include David Lake, FAIA, and Ted Flato, FAIA, of Lake|Flato Architects.

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