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Better Know an LF’er : Matt Morris

Posted by on 2/1/13 at 08:00am

“Every morning without fail Mr. Morris brightens our day as he strolls through the studio and greets each of us with a smile, a “Good Morning!”  and “How are you today?” .  He is Click to Read More

Rand Pinson

Digital Pin-up: Camana Bay 18 Forum

Posted by on 1/30/13 at 11:55am

“18 Forum” will soon be the newest addition to Camana Bay, a mixed use development on Grand Cayman Island. The 85,000 square foot building will provide office space on the upper floor and retail space at the street level. The building aims to reinforce the general Click to Read More

Robert Hoang

HEB Montrose awarded twice at ULI Gala

Posted by on 1/30/13 at 09:42am

Our design of HEB Montrose was honored last night with the 2013 Urban Land Institute Development of Distinction Award at a ceremony in Houston.This annual awards Click to Read More


Montessori School of SA Community Charrette

Posted by on 1/28/13 at 04:22pm

Two Mondays ago, Greg, Cameron and I met up for a kick-off charrette with the parents of the Montessori  School of San Antonio. The crowd of 40+ split into tables of 6 – 8 and participated in a three-part exercise that would spark imagination and help us understand what is important to the Montessori community. Click to Read More

Matthew Wallace

Land Mapping with Matt Morris

Posted by on 1/28/13 at 11:02am

  Matt Morris @ Hunt Gallery Artist’s Reception Wednesday, February 13, 2013 6pm to 8pm Exhibition continues through March 9th Hunt Gallery 4225 McCullough Ave San Antonio, TX 78212 210-822-6527 Click to Read More

Phil Zimmerman

Field Report: Texas Biomed

Posted by on 1/28/13 at 07:00am

The design of a new research laboratory and administration building for the Texas Biomedical Research Institute campus in San Antonio, TX posed an interesting challenge for Lake|Flato.  Click to Read More

Vicki Yuan

Craft Call: Hunt Restorations

Posted by on 1/24/13 at 07:10pm

“It was a dark and stormy day, the scaffolding was shaking, Boogie was yelling at Bubba, “The sky’s about to fall!” The year 1981. Whiskey Canyon Ranch. Click to Read More

Vicki Yuan

Pecha Kucha v.9 – February 19, 2013

Posted by on 1/23/13 at 09:07pm

Another PechaKucha is upon us, and this is the first thematic one. For February, dynamic San Antonio couples are the presenters, in honor of dear Valentine’s Day. Every duo will be great. If you’re looking for Lake|Flato connections, Kristin Hefty is a former LFer, we have a sculpture in our office by Riley Robinson, and Paul Sartory is, you guessed it….Jamie Sartory’s dad! (also, our Patrick Burnham designed this flyer!) Click to Read More

John Byrd

SA on the rise nationally…

Posted by on 1/22/13 at 04:57pm

Business expert and “economic geographer”, Jim Russell describes how the trend from a manufacturing-based economy to an information-based economy has allowed intelligent, resourceful (and typically young) demographics of people to migrate from the traditional “big cities” that served as industrial hubs during the 20th Century to smaller burgeoning cities, like Click to Read More

Jonathan Smith

Year One of Native Urban Landscape

Posted by on 1/18/13 at 03:05pm

In November of 2011 friends helped Cameron and I completely replant our yard with native landscape. The design was drawn up by Hocker Design Group using entirely native plants known to be found within roughly a 50 mile radius of San Antonio. We focused on plants found to the drier west as an indication of what the future may hold for San Antonio’s climate. So out went the st. augustine grass and in went the buffalo grass; Click to Read More