Our latest project, Taking Flight, has been featured in the February 2014 issue of Dwell Magazine: read the online article here! Here are some of the many great and talented people who contributed to this project: Contractor: Jason Miars Construction.... read more →
To illustrate just how intense our Texas sun can be, look no further than a typical day at the Austin City Limits music festival held in late September. Festival-goers in tight clusters cool off in the deep shade of the.... read more →
First steps completed on a studio addition – concrete wall, desk, beam and scupper. A future ruin to decipher. View from Shoal Creek during framing, with the concrete scupper ready to catch our recent rain.
Our understanding of light affects how we select colors and materials for both the exterior and interior of our projects. The intense angle of our Texas sun tends to draw out and exaggerate hues, and bright whites have a violet.... read more →
A dozen of these structures exist at the Ellis County Texas Safety Rest Area along IH-35, just south of Waxahachie. We were surprised to find how accommodating and pleasant these durable concrete and steel shelters are for a picnic. It.... read more →
Rick and I took a creative recharge to L.A. this past weekend and had time for many a conversation about architecture. On a walk through Santa Monica we passed Frank Gehry’s house, a deconstruction of a gabled roof bungalow with.... read more →
French Place is a quiet urban neighborhood, with modest-scaled houses, many beautiful gardens, and walkable proximity to some of Austin’s favorite local restaurants. Our clients, James & Leah, bought this 1960 house several years ago with the aim to downsize from the.... read more →