Follow the Light
For the second year in a row, Creek Show lured the public to Austin’s Waller Creek at night with a series of brilliant installations by local architects and artists.
The Art in Architecture
Austin-based artist Josef Kristofoletti believes in a reciprocal and mutually enriching relationship between paintings and buildings.
BLOG | FCDC Announces Four Winners
The Field Constructs Design Competition has announced its 2015 winners. The final four projects capture the mission FCDC and marry experimentation with design innovation while uniquely addressing the history and ecology of the competition site.
BLOG | FCDC + East Austin Studio Tour
Field Constructs Design Competition will join the East Austin Studio Tour as the first ever event south of the Colorado River.
FCDC Announces 18 Projects as Jury Selection Finalists
Finalists have been announced for the 2015 Field Constructs Design Competition, which will result in a series of temporary, site-specific installations at the Circle Acres Nature Preserve in Austin. The projects will open to the public in mid-November as part of a weeklong series promoting event and community programming at the site.
Current Magazine Issue
Architects are using data to make a positive impact on building projects. Architects at Page team with other specialists to conduct social research for a new dorm for UT Austin. bcWORKSHOP designs a new Housing First project in Dallas with input from the homeless. Lake|Flato divulges how it stays engaged with its projects post-occupancy. And we take a closer look at the electronic infrastructure that makes Parkland Hospital one of the most advanced buildings of its type in the world.
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.
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.
A Yellow Pop-Up
Bart Shaw Architect redefines the typical farmers’ market tent.
Warp and Weft
Artist Gabriel Dawe puts intricately woven, multicolored thread to extraordinary use, creating large-scale environmental installations that examine negative space and the human form.
Are yogurt, bacteria, and yeast the keys to sustainability? Igor Siddiqui and Jen Wong, curators of Austin’s Edible Materials Lab, think playing with food has the potential to change the way we build.