Monthly Archives: February, 2014

    sierrahaight

    Introducing our newest intern, Keegan Raleigh! Within two days of starting her internship at LF, Keegan agreed to take a weekend trip with a couple of LFers to Marfa, Texas. I’m not quite sure she knew what she was getting herself into when she got into the cramped car Click to Read More

    Grace Boudewyns

    LF30: 1985 La Barroneña

    Posted by on 2/20/14 at 08:30am

    In honor of Lake Flato’s thirtieth anniversary, the Thirty Projects x Thirty Years series has been developed to explore and celebrate the firm’s history and culture of design. Published bi-weekly, the series will highlight one project per year, starting  in 1984 and ending in 2014. The projects that have been selected will give you a snapshot of the  firm’s evolution as well as provide a fun and insightful collection on then and now, and ultimately, who we are today. Click to Read More

    Heather Gayle Holdridge

    Arizona State University’s Student Health Services Renovation, a joint project between Lake|Flato Architects and orcutt | winslow, officially earned LEED Platinum certification earlier this month. This is the highest certification level available from the U.S. Green Building Council. Click to Read More

    Ben Hartigan

    Burundi Modernism

    Posted by on 2/12/14 at 08:00am

    While living in East Africa I came across a university campus by a little-known Belgian architect named Roger Bastin. Built in Bujumbura, Burundi from 1950-1961, this campus of concrete and steel was set high upon a hill overlooking the city. Burundi was a colony of Belgium and, like most public projects in the region, the school was meant to be a symbol of colonial rule Click to Read More

    Grace Boudewyns

    LF30: 1984 Vickers Residence

    Posted by on 2/6/14 at 05:02pm

    In honor of Lake Flato’s thirtieth anniversary, the Thirty Projects x Thirty Years series has been developed to explore and celebrate the firm’s history and culture of design.  Published bi-weekly, the series will highlight one project per year, starting  in 1984 and ending in 2014. The projects that have been selected will give you a snapshot of the  firm’s evolution as well as provide a fun and insightful collection on then and now, and ultimately, who we are today.   Click to Read More

    sierrahaight

    New Year, New Hires: part deux

    Posted by on 2/3/14 at 05:33pm

    Meet our most recent recruits: Daniel Lazarine and Ben Hartigan.   Click to Read More

    Jonathan Smith

    YEAR TWO – NATIVE URBAN LANDSCAPE

    Posted by on 2/3/14 at 04:04pm

    In November 2011 we replanted our grass yard with native plantings. This year was less about the plants and more about the new insects and animals that appeared. We had our first Red Hawk sighting (who ate one of the gold fish in the pond) our first Yellow Garden Spiders, and our first group of Hummingbirds. All of the plants continue to do well. Some of our zero maintenance favorites include Big Muhly, Monterrey Oak and Nolina Texana. See the overview of year two below. Click to Read More