Monthly Archives: August, 2014

    Heather Gayle Holdridge

    One of the most challenging requirements of the Living Building Challenge is the Red List.  The Red List is a list of commonly used construction materials that cannot be used in Living Building Challenge projects due to health/toxicity concerns. Click to Read More

    Heather Gayle Holdridge

    Mitsubish Electric has produced a video on Lake|Flato’s Hacienda Ja Ja.  The video is a brief case study on the project featuring a testimonial from the homeowner. Click to Read More

    Casey Nelson

    Welcome, Daniel

    Posted by on 8/18/14 at 09:49am

    Tis the summer for friendly new faces around Lake|Flato. One such face is our newest full time hire, Daniel Mowery.
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    Jessica Vonderau

    LF30: 1998 Air Barns

    Posted by on 8/14/14 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 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

    Josh Nieves

    Journey to Big Bend

    Posted by on 8/13/14 at 08:18am

    A few weeks ago a few friends and I embarked on our first trip to the mountains of Big Bend. We camped out under the stars in the Chisos Basin and took in some of the most beautiful landscape I’ve ever seen. From the “party rock” as it became known we watched bears wander around the slopes by day, gazed through The Window as the sun set behind the mountains, and by night we searched the skies for constellations, satellites and shooting stars. Click to Read More

    Vicki Yuan

    LF30: 1997 HILL COUNTRY JACAL

    Posted by on 8/8/14 at 09:14am

    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 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

    Casey Nelson

    Moving to San Antonio in July seems a daunting prospect to even the most heat resistant of souls. However, this mild summer has brought with it two fresh new interns who are ready to brave the South Texas summer.
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    Hillary Whites

    Better Know an LF’er: Philip Chan

    Posted by on 8/5/14 at 10:41am

    As our very first BIM Manager, Philip joined Lake|Flato with a huge task ahead of him.  We watched in awe as work share monitor became an icon we actually clicked on, families “flexed” and models linked. Click to Read More

    Heather Gayle Holdridge

    Lake|Flato’s Tenna Florian and Corey Squire will be presenting Josey Pavilion in a session titled “The Living Building Challenge — Texas Case Studies” at the Texas Society of Architects’ annual convention this November in Houston.  You can pre-register now for the event on TxA’s convention website.  We hope to see you there!
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    Vicki Yuan

    Field Report: Epoch Ascension Winery

    Posted by on 8/4/14 at 09:01am

    In a mad dash to meet 2014 harvest this August (that’s this month), the progress of construction on the Epoch Ascension Winery has been nothing but fast and furious, with no compromise to a mighty fine level of craftsmanship.  The new winery compound nestles into a hilly site covered in live oak trees; a series of galvanized steel-framed pavilions prominently stand in the foreground while a subterranean level of concrete barrel aging rooms lies under the hillside.
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