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Students get Sneak-Peak of SACM Construction

The San Antonio Children's Museum team recently had the opportunity to review the building construction progress with a group of UTSA architecture students. The class of soon-to-be graduates are completing their professional practice curriculum, and as part of the class, they were able to tour the site during an exciting phase of the project’s construction. For me, participating in the construction administration phase of this project so close to home has been an incredible experience for my own professional development, so it was fun to share some insights and lessons learned with James...
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LF30: 1991-1992 El Tule

In honor of Lake Flato’s thirtieth anniversary, the Thirty Projects x Thirty Years series has been developed to explore and celebrate the firm’s history and culture of design. Published bi-weekly, the series will highlight one project per year, starting in 1984 and ending in 2014. The projects that have been selected will give you a snapshot of the firm’s evolution as well as provide a fun and insightful collection on then and now, and ultimately, who we are today. The early 90s brought about major world events still resonating today, from Operation Desert Storm to the dissolution of the...
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DIGITAL PINUP: PENNSYLVANIA FARMHOUSE

Located near the historic town center of Carversville, this Pennsylvania farmhouse takes a modern approach to the agricultural vernacular of the region. A simple palette of wood and metal-clad gables and sheds are arranged with strong connections to the landscape and create a variety of social spaces, both indoors and out. Our clients decided early on that the most sustainable approach to their site would be to reuse the existing house footprint as much as possible. To create their new homestead, the overall form has been simplified, a former porte cochere has been taken over to complete the...
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LF30: 1990 Carraro Residence

In honor of Lake Flato’s thirtieth anniversary, the Thirty Projects x Thirty Years series has been developed to explore and celebrate the firm’s history and culture of design. Published bi-weekly, the series will highlight one project per year, starting in 1984 and ending in 2014. The projects that have been selected will give you a snapshot of the firm’s evolution as well as provide a fun and insightful collection on then and now, and ultimately, who we are today. Kevin Costner was dancing with wolves, Nelson Mandela was released from prison after 26 years, and a pre-Chiefs Joe Montana threw...
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LF30: 1989 Salge

In honor of Lake Flato’s thirtieth anniversary, the Thirty Projects x Thirty Years series has been developed to explore and celebrate the firm’s history and culture of design. Published bi-weekly, the series will highlight one project per year, starting in 1984 and ending in 2014. The projects that have been selected will give you a snapshot of the firm’s evolution as well as provide a fun and insightful collection on then and now, and ultimately, who we are today. "If you ain't in it to win it, then get the hell out." - Good Vibrations by Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch While Marky Mark...
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LF30: 1988 La Estrella

In honor of Lake Flato’s thirtieth anniversary, the Thirty Projects x Thirty Years series has been developed to explore and celebrate the firm’s history and culture of design. Published bi-weekly, the series will highlight one project per year, starting in 1984 and ending in 2014. The projects that have been selected will give you a snapshot of the firm’s evolution as well as provide a fun and insightful collection on then and now, and ultimately, who we are today. "If the syrup is on the table after the pancakes, then it will definitely be too late." - Raymond Babbitt (Dustin Hoffman) in...
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Field Report: Georgia Tech EBB

This week's field report features construction photos of Georgia Tech's Engineered Biosystems Building (EBB). Take a look at the recently topped out structure below. Our estimated completion date is February 2015. Read more about the project and see renderings here . Northwest Corner North Elevation East Balcony and View West Elevation Materials Mock-Up: Glass Frit; Metal Panel; Glazed Brick; Perforated Screen
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LF30: 1986 - 1987 Fair Oaks Bank

In honor of Lake Flato’s thirtieth anniversary, the Thirty Projects x Thirty Years series has been developed to explore and celebrate the firm’s history and culture of design. Published bi-weekly, the series will highlight one project per year, starting in 1984 and ending in 2014. The projects that have been selected will give you a snapshot of the firm’s evolution as well as provide a fun and insightful collection on then and now, and ultimately, who we are today. “Nobody puts ‘Baby’ in a corner.” - Johnny Castle (a.k.a. Patrick Swayze) in Dirty Dancing Nobody - and nothing - put Baby, Ted,...
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LF30: 1985 La Barroneña

In honor of Lake Flato’s thirtieth anniversary, the Thirty Projects x Thirty Years series has been developed to explore and celebrate the firm’s history and culture of design. Published bi-weekly, the series will highlight one project per year, starting in 1984 and ending in 2014. The projects that have been selected will give you a snapshot of the firm’s evolution as well as provide a fun and insightful collection on then and now, and ultimately, who we are today. Marty McFly : Hey, Doc, we better back up. We don't have enough road to get up to 88. Dr. Emmett Brown : Roads? Where we're going...
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LF30: 1984 Vickers Residence

In honor of Lake Flato’s thirtieth anniversary, the Thirty Projects x Thirty Years series has been developed to explore and celebrate the firm’s history and culture of design. Published bi-weekly, the series will highlight one project per year, starting in 1984 and ending in 2014. The projects that have been selected will give you a snapshot of the firm’s evolution as well as provide a fun and insightful collection on then and now, and ultimately, who we are today. In the midst of George Orwell's fateful year, David Lake and Ted Flato found themselves in good company with a few other GenX...

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