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Better Know an LF’er: Joseph Dugan

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

sierrahaight

New Year, New Hires: part deux

Posted by on 2/3/14 at 05:33pm
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Meet our most recent recruits: Daniel Lazarine and Ben Hartigan.   Click to Read More

Jonathan Smith

YEAR TWO – NATIVE URBAN LANDSCAPE

Posted by on 2/3/14 at 04:04pm
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In November 2011 we replanted our grass yard with native plantings. This year was less about the plants and more about the new insects and animals that appeared. We had our first Red Hawk sighting (who ate one of the gold fish in the pond) our first Yellow Garden Spiders, and our first group of Hummingbirds. All of the plants continue to do well. Some of our zero maintenance favorites include Big Muhly, Monterrey Oak and Nolina Texana. See the overview of year two below. Click to Read More