Monthly Archives: March, 2017

    Adam Heisserer

    Quality Views Calculator

    Posted by on 3/16/17 at 10:07pm
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    For all of our LEED projects, we calculate the percentage of regularly occupied spaces that have exterior views. By developing this quality views tool in Grasshopper, we can now automate this calculation process and make it possible to analyze large projects that would be difficult to calculate manually. We can also get a better idea of the quality of exterior views in each space in addition to the pass/fail criteria used for LEED. Click to Read More

    Sunnie Diaz

    How Will Confluence Park Be Constructed?

    Posted by on 3/1/17 at 04:53pm
    View of Pavilion from South Plaza
    View of Pavilion from South Plaza

    Lake|Flato’s collaboration with the San Antonio River Foundation (SARF), Rialto Studio, Andrew Kudless of Matsys, Architectural Engineers Collaborative (AEC), CNG Engineers, and Spawglass Contractors has magically evolved the vision of Confluence Park into a pavilion that responds to and enhances the surrounding natural environment. While capturing and treating its own water, the petals of the pavilion at Confluence Park are meant to inspire its occupants and offer an interactive learning experience about the San Antonio River and its watershed. Click to Read More