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Julie Valadez , AIA

San Antonio Water Systems
2800 Us Highway 281 N
San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone: (210)233-3078
AIA San Antonio | Member Since: 2010

Jay D. Waters , AIA

HKS, Inc.
350 North St. Paul Street, Ste 100
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: (214)969-3029
Fax: (214)969-3397
AIA Dallas | Member Since: 1995

Phillip D. Waters , AIA

Project Manager, Ascension Group Architects
1250 E Copeland Road
Suite 500
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: (817)233-3842
AIA Fort Worth | Member Since: 2013

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Material Dance

Midland's Rhotenberry Wellen Architects looked to traditional agrarian structures for the inspiration for the design and materiality of the Dietert Ranch retreat in Real County.

March 24, 2014

Wilderness Tamed

At the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, the wilderness has been tamed and a campus created. Inga Saffron, architecture critic for The Philadelphia Inquirer, weighs in on the new Renzo Piano Pavilion.

March 17, 2014

Capturing the Alamo: A Database of Architectural History

Built by the Spanish Empire in the 18th century, the Alamo has had many lives. A research team led by Professor Robert Warden, RA, of Texas A&M's Center for Heritage Conservation, is using laser scanning and other emergent technologies to document the landmark in its present state, and build a three-dimensional database cataloguing its evolution.

March 06, 2014

Beyond the Box

The Paisano Green Community in El Paso, by Workshop8, is educating residents to be stewards of their environment. It is the first net zero, LEED Platinum-certified low-income senior housing project in the city.

March 03, 2014

LRGV AIA Tour: Small-Town Architecture of Weslaco

On September 26, participants in the 21st Annual Building Communities Conference, hosted by the Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA, took part in a one-day tour exploring the architecture of Weslaco. The buildings toured were completed between the 1920s and 1950s and illustrate how architecture conserves community identity.

January 10, 2014

Magazine Articles

Waller Creek Update

by: Ingrid Spencer

Since selecting a winning design by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates and Thomas Phifer and Partners last fall, Austin’s Waller Creek Conservan¬cy has continued sprinting forward with its plans to transform the 1.5-mile creek corridor from ne¬glected waterway to vibrant downtown destination.

PHOTO OF THE TUNNEL EXCAVATION BY TODD SPENCER. PHOTO OF THE UT AUSTIN STUDIO BY MURRAY LEGGE, FAIA.
Page 57

Michael Van Valkenburgh on Austin’s Waller Creek

by: Texas Architect Staff

With construction of the Waller Creek tunnel well under way in Austin, the $146.5-million effort to transform the long-neglected flood plain has afforded a new vision for the city.

MICHAEL VAN VALKENBURGH ASSOCIATES INC.
AND THOMAS PHIFER AND PARTENERS
Page 10

Austin Aquatic Center


Architect: Runa Workshop

Runa Workshop’s Austin Aquatic Center integrates landscape and architecture to create a water management system with real ecological benefits.

Page 40

Atascocita Springs Elementary School

by: Noelle Heinze

For the design of Atascocita Springs Elementary School in Humble, the architects of PBK integrated elements that support its science and math curricula while also reflecting the town’s rich tradition in energy production. Interactive kiosks allow students to log the school’s consumption of water, natural gas, and electricity—exercises that tie the building’s sustainable design features to grade-level appropriate curriculum.

Jud Haggard Photography
Page 71

Garden Ridge Elementary School

by: Stephen Sharpe, Hon. TSA

SHW Group’s design of Garden Ridge Elementary School places the library at the center of campus, with a planted roof above and tubular skylights that draw daylight into the reading areas. Both elements are used as part of the school’s science curriculum, along with above-ground cisterns that collect rainwater and teach students about conservation of natural resources.

Page 73

The Shape of Texas Episodes

Volume/Episode Name City Year
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
15/04 Penn Field Austin 1999
14/25 Hot Springs Historic District Big Bend National Park 1909