Monthly Archives: November, 2012

    Rand Pinson

    Digital Pin-up: Josey Pavilion

    Posted by on 11/26/12 at 12:00pm
    Exterior Perspective
    Above: South Perspective

    The Betty and Clint Josey Pavilion is a project located on the Leo Ranch outside Decatur, Texas with aspirations to be the first Living Building project in the State of Texas. The 5,400 square foot open air pavilion is a meeting and education center that serves as a demonstration site for the Dixon Water Foundation, whose mission is to promote healthy watersheds through sustainable land management ensuring the preservation of our water Click to Read More


    Tour of the Pearl

    Posted by on 11/21/12 at 10:13am

    Part of starting any new job is doing your homework. Since I joined the marketing department at Lake|Flato two months ago, I’ve been researching our projects to get a better sense of our design philosophy and style. As much as I enjoy reading through old Click to Read More

    Ashley Heeren

    Waller Creek: A Competition Process

    Posted by on 11/21/12 at 09:55am

    For over a year, LF worked on Austin’s urban-scale competition to Design Waller Creek, which finally came to a close last month. Our vision of Waller Creek (The Oasis) unfortunately didn’t win (see for a glimpse of our boards as well as the selected team and other finalists’ submissions); but by participating and making it to the final stage, we gained an amazing experience that taught us huge amounts about the dynamic culture of Austin and the potential roles of regenerative landscapes in future urban development. Click to Read More

    Vicki Yuan

    Better Know an LF’er : Steve Raike

    Posted by on 11/15/12 at 12:33pm

    “Steve is my mentor in the office. I call him Papa Bear most of the time because of his warm and cuddly nature. Just don’t ask if you can borrow his Chap Stick….then he gets all uncomfortable and starts to growl. Oh! and he’s a great architect, too.” -Chris Krajcer   Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario Click to Read More


    Texas in Medium Format

    Posted by on 11/13/12 at 06:00pm
    Waiting for the bats in Austin.

    After making the move to Texas from the U.K I decided to take some snapshots of my sightings so far in and around San Antonio. The photographs were shot with a Lubitel 2 camera…. Click to Read More

    Grace Boudewyns

    Better Know an LF Project: Shangri-La

    Posted by on 11/9/12 at 04:36pm

    ANSWERS BY Joseph Benjamin Completion Date: 2007 The program was for a new visitor center that included administration offices, café, bookstore, exhibit space and a lecture multipurpose room. The program also included Click to Read More

    Robert Hoang
    From top left: Hacienda Ja Ja, ASU Health Services Building, Broadway 1221, and Cross Timbers Ranch

    From top left: Hacienda Ja Ja, ASU Health Services Building, Broadway 1221, and Cross Timbers Ranch   The process of being selected, designing, value engineering, and building a project (not to mention all challenges in between) is a long and exhaustive one. At the same time, having a project that you can be proud of and that exceeds the client’s expectations is richly rewarding. The icing on the cake is being honored by a jury of well respected peers for the completed projects that have culminated from this process. Click to Read More

    Corey Leamon

    L|F Halloween 2012

    Posted by on 11/1/12 at 06:33pm

    This year we had a great turnout for Halloween spirit! From topical to punny, check out this great set of transformed Lake|Flatonians! Which creative costume or group is your favorite? above: Friend Fries  Click to Read More