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Craft Call: Reznikoff Custom Furniture

Posted by on 2/18/12 at 08:00am

Residence for Art pantry – quarter sawn white oak  (Project Designer: Lake | Flato Architects)   “We make furniture, not cabinets” is a frequent Mike Reznikoff quote. His first appearance with LF was on the Lasater House in Fort Worth working with Karla and Ted. After more than 20 years he still returns to apply oil and refinish the wood. Bartlit was next (ask him about his warped walnut counter top) followed by the Residence for Art, Lake Austin Residence, and the Armstrong Residence. The SK Ranch is his first project in some time with LF. His Click to Read More

Vicki Yuan

Field Report: River Bench Residence

Posted by on 2/16/12 at 03:30am

Welcome to the inaugural post of our new Dogrun series, “Field Report”. This series explores issues relating to construction progress and site visits. We hope it provides another insight into the process of what we do. Click to Read More

Robert Hoang

The University of Texas at El Paso announces that it has commissioned two award-winning Texas firms to help with the designs and cost estimates of several projects tied to UTEP’s transformation to a more pedestrian-friendly campus in time for its Centennial Celebration in 2014. Click to Read More

Corey Leamon

Love is in the Air

Posted by on 2/14/12 at 12:23pm

The lovely ladies of Lake|Flato Architects wish you a wonderful Valentines Day! Click to Read More

Rebecca Bruce

Valentine Texas

Posted by on 2/14/12 at 10:33am

Happy Valentine’s Day! Head out to West Texas to send your valentines from Valentine TX… Click to Read More

Robert Hoang

The Advantages of Riding Your Bike

Posted by on 2/13/12 at 09:44am

“For every kilometre that a person rides on a bicycle, there is a net profit to society of 23 cents,”. “For every kilometre that a person rides in a car, there is a net loss to society of 16 cents.” Click to Read More

The Project: Lake Tahoe Residence Location: Glenbrook, Nevada Project Team: David Lake, Karla Greer, Billy Johnson, Tenna Florian, Heather DeGrella Click to Read More

Brandi Rickels

Show-CASE-ing LF Independent Schools

Posted by on 2/6/12 at 01:30am

Today and tomorrow, Greg and Robert H. are in San Francisco attending the CASE-NAIS conference for independent schools.  The conference is geared toward the development directors of schools.  Not only are they promoting the inspirational design of our various school projects, like Cranbrook Kingswood, Sunshine Cottage and Francis Parker, but they are also highlighting the front-end services that we provide to our clients:  programming, Click to Read More

Vicki Yuan

Better Know an LFer: Trey Rabke

Posted by on 2/3/12 at 11:05am

When he’s not battling plumbing and squirrels, Trey is drawing like an angel in our office. Get to know him with the same questions we always ask. Click to Read More

David Lake

BEYOND LEED REGENERATIVE DESIGN: A SYMPOSIUM JANUARY 27 + 28, 2012   Friday, January 27, 2012 Beyond LEED Session   Beyond LEED.   EVOLVED.   Following previous discussions with Bob Harris (Lake|Flato) and Bob Berkebile (BNIM), a few questions kept coming to mind: Why aren’t there more living buildings? Why are they NOT being pursued, built and dreamt about? Click to Read More