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Heather Gayle Holdridge

More Transparency

Posted by on 3/13/14 at 04:14pm

Jennifer Young wrote a post on transparency in the built environment just over a year ago, and we’ve seen the enthusiasm and resources available around this topic really emerge since then. Click to Read More

ddeleon

Craft Call: Casey Dunn

Posted by on 3/13/14 at 09:35am

Young Julius Schulman is what I like to call him during shoots, but Casey Dunn is not one to lose focus when on location. He possesses a keen ability to visually capture the story of a project with effortless panache. Perhaps the genius lies in his own talent of storytelling, a Click to Read More

sierrahaight

Better Know an LF’er: Joseph Dugan

Posted by on 3/6/14 at 08:00am

“Joseph performed well beyond the call of duty for me and David on the HEB downtown campus. He tirelessly worked on the project late into the night or before dawn in the mornings. On several occasions he had to send to the client updates on the plans in the early morning hours, often times for 8:00 AM meetings. It was a demanding process where Click to Read More

Jonathan Smith

Monsters of Design Visit Lake Flato

Posted by on 3/5/14 at 04:55pm

Last week Vicki, Grace and I were jurors for the AIA Kansas City Young Architects Forum 2014 Monsters of Design Awards. It is ‘an annual design competition for young architects and designers in or around the Kansas City metro area’ and part of Kansas City Design Week.  Click to Read More

Keegan Raleigh

The Marfa Experience

Posted by on 3/4/14 at 04:54pm

During my second day, some fellow LFers invited me to spend the weekend in West Texas. Without hesitation I agreed to jump in the car the following day, on a quest to experience Click to Read More

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