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Jonathan Smith

The Seaholm Intake was once the pump house for the Seaholm Power Plant and now sits empty on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in Austin.  Our team’s entry Connect/Reveal/Clean envisions The Intake as a culturally vibrant, multi-functional space that encourages visitors to slow down, engage with the natural systems that flourish in Austin and experience the blurring between land and water; urban and natural.  Click to Read More

Rand Pinson

Digital Pinup: Alamo Brewery

Posted by on 7/23/13 at 08:00am

Lake|Flato Architects is pleased to announce that San Antonio’s own Alamo Beer Company Brewery is on its way.  Located east of highway 281 and just south of the historic Hays Street bridge, the 18,000 square foot brewery is uniquely positioned at the gateway to the Dignowity Hill neighborhood.  In addition to crafting crisp, tasty brews, the project aims to catalyze the city’s growing east side, providing a vibrant destination for locals and visitors alike. Click to Read More

Rand Pinson

Digital Pinup: Big House

Posted by on 4/30/13 at 08:11am

The Big House is a design concept for a family ranch near Junction, Texas. The design is meant to contrast with another project located on the property known as the Rock House. Click to Read More

Rand Pinson

Peanut Gallery: Baker Preserve

Posted by on 4/16/13 at 02:58am

On a recent friday, some of us from the office gathered for what’s known as Peanut Gallery for the Baker Preserve residence with Cody Knop. Graham Beach defines the office Peanut Gallery as “Designer Happy Hour”. This is everyone’s opportunity to get a glimpse of the project and provide feedback to the team as they move forward. While the design conversation is always stimulating, peanuts are a must, and beer is a must. Click to Read More

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

Rand Pinson

Digital Pin-up: Camana Bay 18 Forum

Posted by on 1/30/13 at 11:55am

“18 Forum” will soon be the newest addition to Camana Bay, a mixed use development on Grand Cayman Island. The 85,000 square foot building will provide office space on the upper floor and retail space at the street level. The building aims to reinforce the general Click to Read More

Margaret Sledge

High Cotton

Posted by on 12/7/12 at 11:13am

A group of 4 LF’ers traveled to Lubbock in September to participate in a community charrette. This is the first part of our story, in which we discover the potential of a collection of grain warehouses. Click to Read More

Rand Pinson

Digital Pin-up: Josey Pavilion

Posted by on 11/26/12 at 12:00pm
Exterior Perspective
Above: South Perspective

The Betty and Clint Josey Pavilion is a project located on the Leo Ranch outside Decatur, Texas with aspirations to be the first Living Building project in the State of Texas. The 5,400 square foot open air pavilion is a meeting and education center that serves as a demonstration site for the Dixon Water Foundation, whose mission is to promote healthy watersheds through sustainable land management ensuring the preservation of our water Click to Read More

Rand Pinson

Digital Pin-up: Destination Bayfront

Posted by on 9/5/12 at 08:30pm

Schematic Design is nearly complete on a new 34-acre downtown waterfront redevelopment for the city of Corpus Christi.  The city’s goal is to create a world-class urban park that will further ignite and enhance development in Corpus Christi’s downtown core. Hargreaves Associates is leading the site master planning and landscape design effort, Click to Read More

Rand Pinson

Digital Pin-up: Big Bend

Posted by on 5/30/12 at 08:00am

The beauty of Big Bend National Park’s remarkable landscape has much to tell us about relationships between the geology and paleontology of this unique place. Big Bend National Park has produced some of the most significant fossil finds in recent decades, yet these wonders are not adequately displayed or interpreted in the Park. Additionally, Big Bend National Park is one of the only National Parks with a clearly visible K-T boundaryline Click to Read More