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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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Jonathan Smith

Smitty’s Market BBQ

Posted by on 5/19/13 at 03:58pm

A group from the office recently ventured 70 miles North East of San Antonio to Lockhart to eat the legendary BBQ at Smitty’s Market and to take in the unique atmosphere and intoxicating smoke. Click to Read More

sierrahaight

Better Know an LFer: Mindy Gudzinski

Posted by on 5/15/13 at 08:53am

“I may start calling her Mindy Matryoshka because just when you think you have her figured out, out comes another layer of talents and experience that you are convinced should belong to a whole nother person – she’s a Canadian farm girl, community mural artist, stellar cake baker, rock star architect, acclaimed speaker, and I am not sure what else…oh ya, an incredible and beautiful friend! I highly recommend getting to know her, especially if you have a birthday coming up!”  –Laura Kaupp   Click to Read More

Claire Matucheski

adapting our historic buildings

Posted by on 5/13/13 at 01:24pm

Join the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) on May 21 from 11:30am-1pm at The Center for Architecture at Pearl Brewery for a presentation about San Antonio’s historic buildings as part of the city’s Historic Preservation Month. Click to Read More

Rand Pinson

Sky Space

Posted by on 5/10/13 at 08:00am

If you are in Houston, make sure you make the trip over to Rice University’s campus for James Turrell’s Twilight Epiphany Skyspace. I was fortunate enough to make it over while visiting Houston on a project visit and was able to capture some of the show and see the structure’s design, which was quite fantastic. The architects were Thomas Phifer and Partners in conjunction with James Turrell and Linebeck. I encourage any interested to reserve a spot through the website. Click to Read More