Texas Architect Sept/Oct 2008: Design Awards
Texas Architect is the official publication of the Texas Society of Architects, each edition features recently completed projects and other editorial content largely written by AIA members in Texas. That collective participation was the basis of Texas Architect’s recognition by the national AIA with a 2010 Institute Honor for Collaborative Achievement.
portfolio : p r o j e c t The client 1 2 1 Little, AIA; Stephen Park, AIA; Jason Patak; Crow Company, the complex sits within walking distance of c o n t r a c t o r Harvey the public hike and bike trail, Sixth Street’s nightlife, and Cleary & Miller (interior design); Haynes Whaley the central business district. The external design expresses Associates (structural); Blum Consulting Engineers (MEP); an exciting interplay of ideas: a grid of alternating stone Bury+ Partners Engineering Solutions (civil); RTKL Associates and glass on the western facade reflects the structure of (landscape) unified residential life, while the eastern facade’s eclectic p h o t o g r a p h e r Charles geometries and sleek curvilinear forms represent Austin’s Davis Smith, AIA sophisticated urban lifestyle. Floor plans range from 500 1 r e s o u r c e s unit pavers : 1 1 1 1 9 / 1 0 2 0 0 8 1 fountains , pools and water displays : to 2,500 square feet, and each of the 192 units provide abundant windows and private balconies to showcase Specialists (a division of Auto Gate); metal materials : Construction views of the city skyline, the lake, or the Hill Country. The Metal Products; Shore offers amenities including a 24-hour on site manager, fences , gates and hardware : railings and handrails : Sterling Dula Architectural Products; architectural woodwork : roof and deck fitness center, and a sixth floor outdoor terrace where resi- insulation : Texas 5th Wall Roofing; membrane roofing : Carlisle; tile : dents can take pleasure in the lap pool or lounge under the Ruskin; 1 Acme; Compound Security Da Vinci Pools; Concept Surfaces; 1 level six floor plan 1 Residential units 2 outdoor plaza 3 pool Street Residential, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Trammell David Allen, RA; Keith Wilson c o n s u l t a n t s Duncan 1 convenience of downtown accessibility. Designed for High Architecture Dallas d e s i g n t e a m Sterling 1 27-acre Waterfront District, The Shore is a 22-story residential complex combining the luxury of lakeside living with the a r c h i t e c t WDG 1 d e v e lop m e n t s Located adjacent to Lady Bird Lake in Austin’s developing Shore, Austin High Street Residential, A Trammel Crow Company Subsidiary 3 h i g h - ri s e paints : Pittsburgh Paints; signage and graphics : shower doors : Paul Mair Design; grilles and screens : Capital Architectural Signs; Arrow Mirror & Glass tub and cabana and watch the famous Congress Bridge bat colony take flight. The Shore is not only aesthetically pleasing and conveniently located, but also has recently been certified by the Austin Green Building Program. e m m a t e x a s J a n z e n a r c h i t e c t 111