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Cecelia Smith


Posted by on 3/24/15 at 05:18pm

We recently welcomed a new member to the office. Hayley Johnson, LF’s new sustainability intern, hails from London, Ontario. Click to Read More

Jonathan Smith

While Supermétal may sound like an arena rock band they are actually a Quebec based specialty structural steel contractor working on the Austin Central Library. Earlier this month I took a trip to visit Supermétal’s Rock Hill South Carolina Plant to review one of the steel bridges for the library being constructed in the shop. I enjoy seeing how items we design are expertly crafted, and Supermétal’s shop did not disappoint. Click to Read More

Corey Squire

Josey Pavilion, Through the winter

Posted by on 2/6/15 at 11:12am

The Josey miniseries is back and better than before with re-branded sustainability graphics! At Lake Flato, we are pushing forward with our efforts to visually display the graphs and data of the sustainability world and after a month hiatus, here they are. This is the fourth and fith post of a thirteen post series on the process of obtaining Living Building Status. Each month over the next year, we will be posting an update on our water and energy usage as well as an overview on how we achieved each of the 20 imperatives mandated by The Living Building Challenge. Click to Read More

Casey Nelson


Posted by on 1/30/15 at 09:21am
Justin and David

We are also very happy to welcome David and Justin who have migrated south to San Antonio to join the office as our newest design staff members. Click to Read More

Josh Nieves

The Interns Take on Government Canyon

Posted by on 1/28/15 at 04:12pm

Taking advantage of the 70 degree weather in January, the intern crew decided to take a trip to Government Canyon and check out a classic Lake|Flato visitor center as well as some prehistoric dinosaur foot prints. Click to Read More

Casey Nelson
January 2014 Interns on a Fence

It has been a very busy start to 2015 here at Lake | Flato. With many great projects on the horizon, we have assembled a veritable intern army of talented, interesting, fun folks to help keep things running smoothly.
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Pavan Iyer


Posted by on 1/23/15 at 10:10am
Dorothy, our new weather station
Dorothy, our new weather station

Say hello to the newest member of our team, Dorothy. Coming in at over 7 feet tall, she is a hard worker who really puts her head to the wind in everything does. Dorothy is energized on sunny days, and lets everybody know when it is raining. Click to Read More


Lake Flato’s “Maryland Team” has recently completed Schematic Design for the Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education Building at the Universities at Shady Grove campus in Rockville, MD. We’ve been collaborating with Cooper Carry out of Atlanta, GA again for our second biomedical lab building (after Georgia Tech’s Engineered Biomedical Building). Click to Read More

Heather Gayle Holdridge

A recent article in The Guardian cites several studies on sustainable offices and why workers are demanding healthy work environments. Click to Read More

Seema Kairam


Posted by on 1/9/15 at 05:50pm

For some at Lake|Flato, the end of 2014 meant wrapping up design documents for the new headquarters building for IDEA Public Schools located in Weslaco, Texas. We are very excited to break ground on construction over the next few weeks.
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