Monthly Archives: February, 2013

    Rand Pinson

    Digital Pin-up: Cutting House

    Posted by on 2/28/13 at 10:54am

    The Cutting House is a residence for a return client who wanted to make use of an existing ranch house.  The concept is to salvage the existing house and surround it with new structures that will address the programmatic needs of the owners.  The new structures will provide space for a home office, utility room, gallery space, screened porches and a pool shade structure.  Click to Read More

    David Lake

    Rudy’s Ascent to Heaven, 2-20-2013

    Posted by on 2/25/13 at 01:42pm

    Rudy . . . the great Rhoudini, Rudolfo Teodoro Lago, Amigo, Ruuchi, Ruperto, was put down  2-20-13 at 5:14 pm.  He was a fine animal; Annie would say he was the more mature sibling . . . intuitive, all knowing.  Rudy had certain habits, early on it was just getting OUT . . . breaking out, either by climbing the fence, which grew from 42” to 6’ to 7’… then an invisible Click to Read More

    Bob Harris

    Our minds are pre-programmed to read and respond to certain patterns and elements found within the natural world.  However, in contemporary society we more and more often find ourselves living in nature deprived conditions, in places divorced from the nature context we subconsciously desire.  Perhaps designers of the built environment can learn to reconnect people to the patterns of nature triggering aesthetic responses that speak to our inner spirit and our innate sense of beauty. Click to Read More


    Better Know an LF’er: Patrick Burnham

    Posted by on 2/20/13 at 02:58pm

    Patrick joined Lake Flato destined to be “The” Georgia Tech intern, and the 220,000 sq. ft. lab building has kept him busy. His influence on the building is immediately visible; Patrick is responsible for the three story frit pattern on the building’s north façade.  Click to Read More

    Grace Boudewyns

    The Story: Our building was built in 1920, originally designed for a Hupmobile dealership selling electric cars. Previous tenants include a black gospel radio station, a law firm, an investment banking firm, and interior design firm. At one time, the FBI also occupied the garage. Sprinkle-Robey designed the notorious “egg” for a graphic design firm that once occupied the first floor south studio. In 1985, David and Ted bought partial ownership in Click to Read More

    Laura Kaupp

    Late Nite at the Hunt Gallery

    Posted by on 2/14/13 at 11:01am

    And if that’s not enought to convince you, I bought one last night and feel like a celebrity.  Stay tuned for the hanging party…I am taking votes for the lucky wall! Click to Read More


    Playful Design

    Posted by on 2/12/13 at 05:09pm
    Signage by Pentagram

    While in Pittsburgh, I had the opportunity to stop by the Children’s Museum. Once housed in the Old Post Office building, the museum expanded in 2004 taking full advantage of the nearby Buhl Planetarium. Click to Read More


    Architecture of the Louisiana Bayou

    Posted by on 2/4/13 at 09:10am

    Recently a friend and I took a trip out to New Orleans. After a couple of days in the city we decided to venture out and explore the world of the Louisiana Bayou. Expecting to encounter a few alligators and turtles, we soon discovered that these creatures weren’t all the swamps had to offer. Click to Read More


    Better Know an LF’er : Matt Morris

    Posted by on 2/1/13 at 08:00am

    “Every morning without fail Mr. Morris brightens our day as he strolls through the studio and greets each of us with a smile, a “Good Morning!”  and “How are you today?” .  He is Click to Read More