Texas Architect Sept/Oct 2009: Design Awards
This issue features the 12 projects awarded with the Texas Society of Architects' 2009 Design Awards. Texas Architect, the official publication of the Texas Society of Architects|AIA, publishes the best projects by Texas architects and thoughtful articles on design and the architecture industry, and maintains an award-winning standard of quality.
October 22-24 | Houston, Texas Texas Society of Architects | AIA [Preview: Exhibitor listings] The Texas Society of Architects welcomes these companies participating in the 2009 Expo in Houston (current as of August 4). Expo dates are October 23-24 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Make plans now to visit their booths, pick up new product information, ask a question, or just see a friend. Keep and use this handy guide with booth numbers and contact information as a reference tool. Denotes convention sponsor 11 Group, LLC aviation. Our personnel have many years experience in: corporate, educational, casino and hotel, performing arts centers, theatres, religious and sporting facilities. Booth 125 2501 Ellis Park Ln. Conroe, TX 77304 832.264.9419 www.11groupllc.com A. Bargas & Associates, LLC Booths 622, 624 10622 Gulfdale San Antonio, TX 78216 210.344.2821 www.abargasco.com A. Bargas & Associates LLC is a full service independent furniture dealer specializing in Library Furnishings, Auditorium & Lecture Room Seating, Science/Laboratory Casework, and Technology Furniture & Mobile Cafeteria Tables. We offer integrated design services to help meet our customers’ needs, either large or small. A-Lert Roof Systems Booth 638 2065 FM 1102 New Braunfels, TX 78132 830.626.7755 www.alertroofsystems.com We design, engineer, manufacture and install standing seam metal roofs and are GSA certified. We have extensive experience in both new and retrofit construction projects for government, military, schools, municipalities and churches. Booth 422 Advanced Cast Stone, Inc. Booth 415 115 Lee St. Fort Worth, TX 76140 817.509.1143 www.advamcedcaststone.com Advanced Cast Stone is a premier manufacturer of cast stone and precast material for commercial projects of all sizes. Advanced Cast Stone has full color capabilities, in-house CAD and engineering, mold and artisan design including renderings, with the largest production facility in the state of Texas. 8181 Commerce Park Dr., Ste. 700 Houston, TX 77036 713.595.6375 www.apowersolutions.com Alternative Power Solutions designs, supplies, and installs Solar Electric (PV), Solar Hot Water, Solar Pool Heating, Solar Powered and LED Outdoor Lighting Systems. We serve the commercial and residential markets of Texas & Louisiana. Our products have been proven for decades to reduce and fix facility operations cost. American Construction Investigations, Ltd. Advanced Concrete Surfaces Booth 438 Booth 628 602 Sawyer St., Ste. 200 Houston, TX 77007 713.864.8494 www.acico.com A network of highly credentialed and experienced architects; civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers; and construction professionals with expertise in forensics cost analysis, scheduling, jobsite safety and project management. The firm also includes certified building code plans examiners and building inspectors; and certified building code accessibility/usability specialists. 11234 Goodnight Lane Dallas, TX 75229 972.620.0004 www.advconc.com ACS supplies and installs cementitious underlayment and overlayment toppings, pea gravel concrete on elevated wood frame apartments, private balconies, breezeways and stair landings in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas with offices in Dallas, Houston and Austin. We also score, stain and seal concrete, and install roof quality spray-applied UV stable waterproofing membrane. American Tile Company Booth 511 Alcan Composites USA Inc. Acme Brick Company Booth 728 Booths 505, 507 136 Fairview Rd., Ste. 300 Mooresville, NC 28117 704.658.3500 www.alcancompositesusa.com Alucobone® is an Aluminum Composite Material (ACM) used as cladding for many diverse applications such as office buildings, hospitals, convention centers, airports, hotels and for critical design elements such as entrances, canopies, column covers and interiors. 3024 Acme Brick Plaza Fort Worth, TX 76109 800.792.1234 www.brick.com For more than 100 years, Acme Brick Company has been meeting the needs of Texas architects with hard-fired clay brick in an exciting variety of colors, textures, and blends. Acme also offers the IBP Glass Block Grid System, a mortarless glass block installation system. Acme Brick Company is a Berkshire Hathaway company. Alternative Power Solutions Corp. 3024 Acme Brick Plaza Fort Worth, TX 76109 800.792.1234 www.brick.com American Tile features the Southwest’s largest selection of fine quality products, a knowledgeable and helpful staff, and good value. In one stop at any of the 14 American Tile locations in Texas, you and your client can select the perfect tile, marble, porcelain and granite for all of your building needs. American Tile is a member of the Acme Brick family of companies. Alpolic Materials-Mitsubishi Plastics Composites America Ameristar Fence Products Acoustonica Booth 225 Booth 333 401 Volvo Chesapeake, VA 23320 800.422.7270 www.alpolic-northamerica.com ALPOLIC® Materials Aluminum & Metal Composites are used extensively domestically and internationally on some of the world’s highest profile buildings. Offering a wide selection of finishes from painted to natural and exotic metals with the added benefits of being economical, practical, easy to fabricate, Alpolic is your natural solution. P.O. Box 581000 Tulsa OK 74158 918.835.0898 www.ameristarfence.com AMERISTAR is the world’s largest manufacturer of high quality, maintenance-free, ornamental fencing. Used as a perimeter fence, security fence, for controlled access, homeland security, or simply to enhance the property’s appearance,╨we manufacture a specific grade and style for each application need. 16990 Dallas Pkwy., Ste. 201 Dallas, TX 75248 972.250.6647 www.acoustonica.com Acoustonica provides services in audio-visual, security and surveillance, information technology, broadcast, theatre planning, lighting and rigging, architectural acoustics, mechanical noise and vibration control, environmental and industrial noise control and corporate 9 / 1 0 2 0 0 9 Booth 325 t e x a s a r c h i t e c t 103