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Ashley Heeren

L|F represented at TEDxSA 2012

Posted by on 10/18/12 at 09:25am

TEDxSanAntonio brought 22 presenters to a stage at Trinity this past Saturday, and I left with my brain completely full. Topics included unplugging youth at summer camp, getting volunteer work to “add up,” respecting bacteria, and even group drumming to end the day. Plus, our own L|F partner Bob Harris gave a beautiful talk entitled “Beauty, Place, and the Environmental Imperative,” weaving together nature, architecture, and our essential human needs. All this happened in front of a backdrop that a group of L|Fers designed! Click to Read More

Brandi Rickels

Broadway Reach

Posted by on 10/17/12 at 11:19am

Looking for something to do in and around town this weekend?  The seven member institutions of the Broadway Reach (listed below) are hosting a Member’s Open house weekend this Saturday and Sunday, Oct 20-21.  If you are a member of ANYof the participating institutions, you have FREE access to any participating organization this weekend!  Not a member?  All venues will be selling memberships to new members at a Click to Read More

sierrahaight

Sustainability Team Welcomes New Intern

Posted by on 10/17/12 at 10:30am

Say hello to our newest sustainability intern, Uma Patwardhan! Uma joins us most recently from Pittsburgh, but she grew up in Mumbai, India. She received her Masters in Sustainable Design from Carnegie Mellon University, and her Bachelor of Architecture in India. Uma has jumped right in and is working on multiple projects for Lake|Flato. When Click to Read More

Heather Gayle Holdridge

Dynamic Scrim

Posted by on 10/17/12 at 09:29am

The Zahner Tessellate system can be put on a timer to put on a show, or respond to changes in temperature, light levels, and time of day.  It would be pretty interesting to watch your building shift according to exterior conditions!  You can watch also watch a video of this responsive building system. Click to Read More

Vicki Yuan

Pecha Kucha vol 8 – November 5, 2012

Posted by on 10/15/12 at 03:31pm

Read: Night BEFORE Election Day! The next PechaKucha promises to be another great one. There will be several food-themed talks, relevant to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday 🙂 Other talks will focus on art, with some science and mental health thrown in! Visit http://www.pecha-kucha.org/night/san-antonio/8 for links to websites for each presenter. Click to Read More

Corey Leamon

Say hello to Sierra Haight, who will be in charge of Communications (marketing and public relations) here at Lake|Flato. She is joining us with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Washington State University. Her favorite Lake|Flato project is Armstrong Oil & Gas for its adaptive reuse and open air roof terrace. At heart and by nature, she is a country girl – she used to raise alpacas! Click to Read More

Laura Kaupp

A group of 6 LF’ers recently ventured down to Mexico City to enjoy the food, culture and the architecture. This is the final in a four-part mini series. Ciudad Universitaria [by Vicki Yuan] On the south side of the city, a few of us ventured to Ciudad Universitaria, an international style ‘ideal’ city built in 1950 over a site covered in lava from a volcanic Click to Read More

Vicki Yuan

Better Know an LFer: Philip Chan

Posted by on 10/1/12 at 09:00am

“Philip Chan may hate ‘Filled Regions’ but loves helping people with their Revit projects! Philip is quick to jump on any issue people may present – he’s goes the extra mile to make sure Revit users are on track and able to actualize their design intentions. He won’t hold back a disappointing glare and sigh when he sees the mess you’ve made of your Revit project, but he will sit down and spend the time to help you Click to Read More

Corey Leamon

A group of 6 LF’ers recently ventured down to Mexico City to enjoy the food, culture and the architecture. These are our stories in a four-part mini series. Departing from more modern aspects of Mexico, three of us took the metro to the end of the line, jumped on a bus, and emerged over one hour later at a world treasure: Teotihuacán. Located 30 miles northeast of Mexico City, this ancient metropolis datin Click to Read More

Mindy Gudzinski

A group of 6 LF’ers recently ventured down to Mexico City to enjoy the food, culture and the architecture. These are our stories in a four-part mini series. We had a chance to visit two beautiful projects by Mexican architect Luis Barragán on our travels. The San Cristobal Stables designed in 1966 was first on our adventure. Barragán used bright colors in his architecture and became famous for his clever use Click to Read More