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Jonathan Smith

Hamburg Highlights

Posted by on 11/22/13 at 09:08am

This past summer Cameron and I ventured to Hamburg to visit former Lake|Flatonians Heather Weiler and Jeremy Fields. Hamburg was a surprising mix of city & greenspace, modern & traditional, and beer & pretzels. Click to Read More

Ashley Heeren

stories of a house

Posted by on 11/15/13 at 07:55am

Myself, my husband, our dog, and a couple roommates are slowly but steadily transforming this Southtown San Antonio house into our dream home (and home office). In doing so, we want to create a contemporary home setting that also embraces the historic nature of the 1907 building that we are renovating. Click to Read More

Vicki Yuan

PechaKucha 12 Next Tuesday Night

Posted by on 11/13/13 at 06:02pm

PechaKucha San Antonio is happening next Tuesday, November 19th at the Coates Chapel at the Southwest School of Art. I know I say this every time, but it’s going to be AMAZING. Click to Read More


Thomas Woltz Lecture at Trinity University

Posted by on 11/12/13 at 10:25am

Join us this evening at Trinity University where Thomas Woltz of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects will speak as part of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (I.C.A.A.) Lecture Series. Woltz will discuss his firm’s process of gathering information of a site’s natural and cultural history to shape responsive designs that are inextricably linked to context. Click to Read More

Jonathan Smith


Posted by on 11/11/13 at 09:44am

This year was another impressive show of Halloween spirit and ingenuity. Costumes ranged from borrowed to very homemade; one included ordering special blinking plastic eyeballs direct from Japan. Who is your favorite? Click to Read More

Heather Gayle Holdridge

“A growing number of architecture firms are requesting Health Product Declarations from building product manufacturers, and the industry’s response will affect what they specify going forward.” Lake|Flato is proud to be included in this EcoBuilding Pulse article by Katie Weeks.   Click to Read More

Karno Widjaja

The Big Apple Visited: Four Freedoms Park

Posted by on 10/29/13 at 07:14pm

Earlier this month, I had a wonderful opportunity to revisit The Big Apple a.k.a. New York City. Besides attending a conference and meeting fellow architects and practitioners, the highlight of the visit was being able to see new sights and explore new areas that I had never been to before. What I like about NYC is that there’s something to see and explore during every visit. Click to Read More

Rand Pinson

Digital Pinup: Bridge House

Posted by on 10/28/13 at 11:16am

The Bridge House is a primary residence for a family in Houston, Texas.  The original house on the property was built in the 1930’s and underwent a series of additions throughout the years.  The house is very large and inefficient for a single family, so the client approached us to design a new house that would be more open, well-connected, and environmentally responsible. Click to Read More

Corey Squire

223 miles in 23 Hours and 47 Minutes

Posted by on 10/22/13 at 12:01pm

This past weekend I had the amazing opportunity to run from Republic Square Park in Austin to the USS Lexington in Corpus Christi. Click to Read More



Posted by on 10/22/13 at 08:00am

“I knew David and I would become good friends when I heard his answer to an intro question at his first office meeting: “What is your favorite color?” The answer, of course, is gray. Jump ahead a few months and we found ourselves working together on the same project, and jump ahead a few years, now after his return from grad school, and I’m lucky Click to Read More