Texas Architect January/February 2015
Despite the state motto, bigger isn’t always better. This January/February issue of Texas Architect magazine takes a look at why building small matters.
Innovation and Design
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.
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.
Nested House, a guesthouse built around a traditional sauna, supports full-range living and achieves spatial efficiency through thoughtful program placement.
Urs Peter “Upe” Flueckiger and students of Texas Tech University College of Architecture build a smart and compact Sustainable Cabin in West Texas.
A Yellow Pop-Up
Bart Shaw Architect redefines the typical farmers’ market tent.
Running with X-acto
For Scott Specht of Specht Harpman Architects, building small has always been rewarding.