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Vicki Yuan

LF Represented at TEDxSan Antonio 2013

Posted by on 10/18/13 at 12:19pm

Last Saturday, the fourth annual TEDxSan Antonio was held at the Rackspace Global Headquarters. I learned during the introduction that Rackspace has been webhosting TED.com since its inception, so it was the perfect venue to host the live conference. The locally organized TEDx committee, charged with curating “Ideas Worth Spreading”, Click to Read More

Ashley Heeren

The Grackles Century Ride for MS

Posted by on 10/16/13 at 06:59am

Every year (for now 8 years) the Third Street Grackles fundraise for and ride in the Bike MS: Ride to the River, a two-day 157-mile bike ride that raises money for multiple sclerosis research and other services supported by the National MS Society. This year the ride was shortened a bit — day two was canceled due to a bad weather front — but day one was glorious enough on its own. And I was able to celebrate a little personal accomplishment: 100 miles was the longest I’ve ever ridden in a day by 70 miles! Click to Read More

CRAFT CALL: LINDA PEREZ CERAMICS

Posted by on 10/9/13 at 02:22pm

Have you ever known a Renaissance woman? Linda Perez is the first person who comes to mind when I hear that moniker. Linda gained local fame when her emotional Pecha Kucha talk elicited both tears and a standing ovation (the only I’ve ever witnessed) at the Center for Click to Read More

Corey Squire

Why We Ride

Posted by on 10/7/13 at 09:46am

The first time I stepped foot in Lake|Flato was when I interviewed this past March.  After an 8 hour whirlwind tour of the office and the city, I was impressed by the casual office environment and the amazing work on everyone’s computer, but most of all I was impressed by the bicycles. Click to Read More

Rand Pinson

Digital Pinup: South Boulevard Apartments

Posted by on 10/3/13 at 08:28am

Lake|Flato has been hard at work designing the South Boulevard Apartments in south-east Houston. The clients were looking to offer a more urban, higher-density, housing option to the neighborhood. Thus, the project will divide 30,000 square feet of boutique apartment and amenity space among 4 buildings throughout the site. It will include a mix of one and two bedroom units. Click to Read More

Michael Britt

Earlier this week, a number of the LFers joined Judge Nelson Wolff, of Bexar County, for an early morning ride to support the upcoming opening of the Mission Reach Trail south of town. Judge Wolff has led the county’s funding efforts for the River Improvements Project along the Mission Reach and was nice enough to invite us out for a quick spin on the trail. After Click to Read More

sierrahaight

The UTSA College of Architecture (COA) and the American Institute of Architects San Antonio (AIA San Antonio) will present architect William Braham, FAIA, speaking on “Environmental Building Design: Thermodynamic Principles” at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (1.328) on the UTSA Downtown Campus. Click to Read More

Corey Squire

LEED AP Project Update

Posted by on 9/30/13 at 01:21pm

  This past July we set a goal for 15 Lake Flatonians to become LEED APs by thanksgiving. Two months later we are happily moving ahead of schedule. Click to Read More

Seema Kairam
Lake|Flato takes to the kickball diamond.

For the last few weeks a group of Lake Flatonians have been representing the office in the fall season of Downtown Kickball in Hemisfair Park. On Tuesday night, we were matched up against the undefeated Southtown Deflatables. This game held particular importance to us because the opposing team poached Grace (pictured in sunglasses above) from us at the beginning of the season (we know, its hard when someone offers you a free t-shirt).
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mattmorris

Chicago in July

Posted by on 9/24/13 at 04:11pm

This July my wife Peggy and I spent a few days in the Chicago area. Most notable about our trip was a visit to a few museums, a delightful Italian Restaurant near Michigan Avenue and several Frank Lloyd prairie style houses in Oak Park. The highlight of the trip was a tour of the Frederick C. Robie House in Hyde Park. Click to Read More