Monthly Archives: July, 2014

    Grace Boudewyns

    LF30: 1996 Texas State Cemetery

    Posted by on 7/30/14 at 09:51am

    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

    ddeleon

    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.  Click to Read More

    Corey Squire

    The ultimate test – actual energy use

    Posted by on 7/11/14 at 01:45pm

    One of the biggest challenges in architectural design today is to predict energy consumption in the final project. Click to Read More

    Hillary Whites

    Clay has a calm, quiet demeanor and a slow southern way of speaking that puts you at ease and leads you to believe he is much wiser than your typical 22 year old. And indeed he is. Clay is really good at asking questions. He has a passion for learning about how buildings are constructed, how drawing sets are organized, what clients are like, and anything else related to the profession of architecture. Click to Read More

    Heather Gayle Holdridge

    SITES v2 Launched

    Posted by on 7/8/14 at 12:11pm

    After several years of testing, the Sustainable Sites Initiative‘s SITES rating system for landscape design is now available for widespread use. The voluntary rating system is modeled after LEED, and rates the sustainable design, construction, and maintenance of sites and landscapes. We are working on our first project under (an earlier version of) this program at the University of Texas at El Paso, pictured in a rendering above.  The SITES rating system has proven to be a great fit for our projects that have a greater focus on the sustainability and performance of the site and landscape.
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    Cam Greenlee

    Trek to San Jose Mission

    Posted by on 7/8/14 at 08:01am

    A couple of Fridays ago, the “Nerd Train” took a sketch trip to San Jose Mission in South San Antonio. It was a humble beginning, consisting of fellow LFer Ben Hartigan and myself. Not the longest train, but determined none-the-less. We began the 6 mile bike trip a bit after 4pm and set out with dreams of Spanish Colonial grandeur, I on my miniature Dahon foldable bike and Ben on his more appropriately sized road bike. Click to Read More