Austin, TX 78748
Austin, TX 78723
Austin, TX 78733
Austin, TX 78703
Lexa M. Acker , AIA
Austin, TX 78745
Calendar / Events
2017 Texas Fellows
The AIA College of Fellows has 178 new members. Thirteen Texans are part of the 2017 Class!
With a new legislative session just beginning, David Lancaster, Hon. AIA, Senior Advocate, runs down some issues that could impact architects during this year’s Regular Session, which runs through Memorial Day.
Lake|Flato Settles Into East Austin Office
Lake|Flato, a fixture of San Antonio for 30 years, has recently opened an Austin outpost. The team, which has been working in the city since March, moved into a new space on the East Side in October. The firm has signed a five-year lease for the space and has plans to grow.
Bullet Train Winners Chosen
The winners of Texas Central’s student design competition have been announced.
2017 Design Conference
The Texas Society of Architects Sixth Annual Design Conference, "Clarity," will happen in Marfa on February 24–26.
Current Magazine Issue
In this issue we feature six houses, five of them in Texas, one outside of the state but designed by a Texas architect. While of varying character, each project exhibits a sensitive approach to site conditions and client wishes. Also presented are two prominent restoration projects and the new Knoll showroom and office in Houston.
Aalto’s Baker House dormitory at MIT inspires a study of student housing at UT Austin and a revival of the Modern Movement’s social aspirations.
Field of Dreams
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.
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Alejandro Aravena’s only completed work in the U.S. is a dormitory complex at St. Edward’s University in Austin.
The Independent Ups the Ante on Austin’s Urban Ambitions
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.
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.
The Shape of Texas Episodes
|17/21||Mexican American Cultural Center||Austin||2007|
|17/14||Texas Historical Commission Library/Old Gethsemane Church||Austin|
|17/05||Deep Eddy Pool and Bathhouse||Austin||1936|
|16/14||"Main Building, St. Edward's University"||Austin|
|16/06||Austin Resource Center for the Homeless||Austin||2004|
|15/21||Austin Convention Center Parking Garage/Chilling Station||Austin|
|15/15||Whole Foods Market||Austin||2005|