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Jonathan Smith

Cradle of Liberty Inspiration

Posted by on 6/12/13 at 05:31pm

Recently the library team visited our joint venture partner Shepley Bulfinch’s office in Boston. When not hard at work on the Austin Public Library we were able to briefly take in some of Boston including the MIT chapel, Boston Public Library, and Fenway.  Click to Read More

Claire Matucheski

LEED Earth Campaign

Posted by on 6/10/13 at 10:13am

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED green building program, announced last week a new campaign offering free LEED certification to the first projects to certify in the 114 countries where LEED has yet to take root. Click to Read More

Claire Matucheski

Tomorrow the Center City Development Office, sponsored by the Urban Land Institute, will be hosting a half-day workshop for developers, design professionals, and real estate attorneys interested in developing and facilitating development in the center city. Click to Read More

Grace Boudewyns

Cranbrook’s campus, located in Bloomfield Hills just north of Detroit, is known for its architecture.  With its original buildings by Eliel Saarinen, the campus has seen more recent additions by such noted architects as Steven Holl, Rafael Moneo, and Todd Williams and Billie Tsien.  When they needed a new middle school, they called Lake|Flato. Click to Read More

Claire Matucheski

Travis Park Redevelopment Survey

Posted by on 6/5/13 at 10:45am

The City of San Antonio’s Center City Development Office has engaged Project for Public Spaces Inc. (PPS) to assist the City of San Antonio, the community, and area stakeholders in creating a concept plan for Travis Park. Initial meetings were held in March 2013 and PPS returned in May 2013 to present a proposed concept plan. You can help this important project move forward with your response to a quick survey by June 7th. Click to Read More

Claire Matucheski

2013 Green School Challenge

Posted by on 6/5/13 at 09:14am

Are you a green building professional looking for ways to give back to the community? Do you enjoy working with children and want to help them become good stewards of their environments? Then we need YOU! In partnership with the National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program, the USGBC Green Schools Committee is seeking mentors for its 2013-2014 Green Schools Challenge! Click to Read More

sierrahaight

Fresh Faces at Lake|Flato

Posted by on 5/30/13 at 11:08am

Introducing the two recent additions to our crop of interns, Clay Cottingham and Joseph Dugan! Clay is originally from Panama City, Florida, where he discovered his love of hunting, camping and pretty much all things outdoors including spearfishing! He has one more year Click to Read More

Vicki Yuan

Arne Quinze : Recent Work

Posted by on 5/30/13 at 09:53am

Belgian artist Arne Quinze will be lecturing at the San Antonio Museum of Art on Tuesday, June 4 at 7pm, discussing his body of work and his new connection to our city. Quinze creates large-scale installations that promote and provoke interaction and social activity in public environments. The lecture is brought to you by SAMA and the San Antonio River Foundation. Click here for more information. Click to Read More

Corey Leamon

Reinvigorating Our Coastline

Posted by on 5/27/13 at 11:16am
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The Texas Coast is no stranger to the beatings of nature. The warm, shallow waters of the Gulf Coast make it primal territory for hurricanes to form and gain power. While the most recent coastal devastation was Hurricane Ike in 2008, rebuilding towns can take a decade or more. What Texans have seen instead is an increase in tropical storms and hurricanes, fickle industries, and a an abandonment of coastal areas. Click to Read More

Heather Gayle Holdridge

Bob, Tenna, and I just returned from Seattle for this year’s Living Future unConference.  It was a fantastic event and we can’t wait to share all the new things we learned there.
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