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BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Xavier A. Vargas, AIA
In the latest installment of Architects Talking to Architects, Randall-Porterfield Architects' Xavier A. Vargas, AIA, chats with TxA about growing up near NASA, deriving inspiration from TED Talks and the documentary Urbanized, and his passion — both on and off the field — for soccer.
Lessons by the Sea
Sea Scout Base Galveston, a newly completed maritime educational center by Shipley Architects and Randall-Porterfield Architects, seeks to accomplish two goals: to inspire learners to care about the maritime environment, and to withstand the hurricanes and storms that so often threaten the Texas coast.
BLOG | Lake|Flato Architects Coming to Austin in 2016
San Antonio based Lake|Flato Architects has announced that the firm will be opening an urban design centric office to Austin in 2016.
The Old House, and the New
When a client asked Jim Poteet, FAIA, to update a historic San Antonio home, the architect adopted a forthright approach that marries historic details and contemporary craftsmanship.
2015 Design Awards — Winners Announced
We are pleased to announce the recipients of our 2015 Design Awards. Fourteen projects were selected from among 256 entries. This year's jurors were: Karl A. Backus, AIA, of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson; Alex Krieger, FAIA, of NBBJ and Harvard University Graduate School of Design; Bruce Lindsey, AIA, of Washington University's Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts; and Jennifer Yoos, FAIA, of VJAA and University of Minnesota School of Architecture.
Current Magazine Issue
The 13 projects that received 2015 Design Awards represent a range of typologies, styles, and a distinct Texas vernacular. Jurors Karl A. Backus, AIA, of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson; Alex Krieger, FAIA, of NBBJ and the Harvard Graduate School of Design; Bruce Lindsey, AIA, of Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts; and Jennifer Yoos, FAIA, of VJAA and University of Minnesota School of Architecture came together to recognize an array of worthy projects they would not have arrived at individually.
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.
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.
2014 AIA San Antonio Design Awards
Texas Architect magazine features the 2014 AIA San Antonio Design Awards.
A Living Building in North Texas
Lake|Flato Architects' Josey Pavilion aspires to be the first Living Building in Texas.
From the Beach to the Bay
Galveston Island State Park is shrinking: Scientists predict that the landmass will decrease 22 percent over the next 50 years due to rising sea levels and beach erosion, transforming much of what is dry land into open water or marsh.
The Shape of Texas Episodes
|18/22||Palo Duro Canyon||1934|
|18/16||Los Caminos del Rio||1991|
|17/13||Public Works Administration||Statewide|
|16/08||Sammons Center for the Arts||Dallas||1988|
|15/25||San Antonio River Walk||San Antonio||1969|
|15/24||Mustangs of Las Colinas||Irving|
|15/09||"Univ. of Texas Health Science Center, School of Nursing"||Houston||2004|
|15/07||Charles W. Eisemann Center||Richardson|
|14/25||Hot Springs Historic District||Big Bend National Park||1909|