What was once an abandoned, neglected lot full of towering un-finished concrete structures that served as an eye sore as you walked along the San Antonio Riverwalk, has now transformed into a popular multi-use hub for residents just blocks from downtown and the Pearl Brewery. The lot’s redevelopment served as | Read More
This residential landscape emerged as an holistic approach to the design of both house and garden through an intensive collaboration of the architect, the landscape architect, and the client. The interdisciplinary dialogue very early decided, for example, to save and transplant an existing specimen 20” caliper pecan tree that was | Read More
Our proposal for this 24-kilometer, peri-urban stretch of the Chuviscar River recognizes the importance of agricultural systems that helped define Chihuahua. The current proposed plans for the site involve heavy development up to the river’s edge erasing existing agriculture, and proposed dams would permanently change the flow of the river.
This small contemporary garden healed-back a site that had simple program requirements of privacy and use ability. This contemporary home is situated in an established and dense 1920’s neighborhood. This garden is “wedged” between two multi-story traditional homes and required seclusion for the residents to use the interior and exterior | Read More
Schob Nature Preserve Rain Gardens installation from TAMU College of Architecture on Vimeo. Students install rain gardens at Schob Park Nature Preserve that sustained by stormwater runoff they absorb from nearby impervious surfaces such as walkways and parking lots. The project was funded by a small grant from the Department | Read More
Creating a memorable space on a small budget is no easy task. The McJ Rooftop Deck team developed several unconventional approaches to the project’s design and execution. The finished space is sustainable, functional, context specific, and striking from any perspective. With a visionary client, collaborative design/construction team, and a little | Read More
The Lakehouse celebrates the city’s cultural and industrial heritage and redefines what it means to feel like you’re at home on the Lake. Inspired by the sinuous pattern of the Colorado River, the iconic lake edge weaves through the Lakehouse, creating a sustainable community destination where Austinites can relax, unwind, | Read More
Water Hazard is an ongoing architectural research project by moss. They are studying water related issues to become better stewards of this most precious resource.
StudioOutside is leading a comprehensive team in the redevelopment master planning for Galveston Island State Park. Ravaged by Hurricane Ike, the park is a dynamic environmental remnant of the Texas barrier island system that offers the full “bay to beach” experience. The master plan infuses a holistic approach to habitat | Read More
Recently Landscape architect Roy Mann was interviewed by KERA (Public broadcaster in North Texas) about River fronts as apart of a series of Features about rivers and plans for river-front development in Dallas, Fort Worth and Irving along the Trinity River. Roy Mann spoke about how access, blending the built | Read More