Texas Architect Sept/Oct 2010: Design Awards
This issue highlights the 2010 TSA Design Award winners. The eleven featured projects range from the new Lance Armstrong Foundation headquarters (LIVESTRONG) in Austin to the Pearl Stable restoration in San Antonio. Also included are articles about Galveston's historic churches restored after damage from Hurricane Ike; Austin's Arthouse renovation and expansion; and a look at risk management--the perils of substitutions. Texas Architect is the official magazine of the Texas Society of Architects/AIA.
texas architect 9 / 10 2 010 85 2 2 3 4 5 6 7 7 project Barton Place, Austin client Constructive Ventures architect BOKA Powell Architects design team John Orfield; Nathan Wilcox; Jerrod Steltzlen; Kyn Sledge; Steve Word; Jerry Essary; Eric Van Hyfte, AIA; William Matthews contractor White Construction Company consultants Jordan & Skala (MEP); Hunt & Joiner (structural); Consort (civil); Coleman and Associates (landscape); Flying Fish Designs (model building) photographer Patrick Wong resources planting accessories : Hanes Geo Components; concrete materials : Lauren Concrete; masonry units : Featherlite; limestone : Mezger Enterprises; metal decking : CMC; railings and handrails : POMA Construction; waterproofing : Tremco; building insulation : Johns Manville; membrane roofing : Dow/Stevens (Johnson Roofing); roof system : Sarnafil (Johnson Roofing); specialty wall panels : Johnson Roofing; specialty doors : Trainor Glass Company; metal windows : United States Aluminum; wood doors : BMC Select; glass : Guardian/ Sunguard (Haley-Greer); gypsum board framing : Temple-Inland; wood flooring : Kristynik Harwood Flooring; paint : Pittsburgh Paints; plaster and lathing : Alamo Cement; shower enclosures : Cardinal Showers (Binswanger Glass); elevator : Otis Elevator Co.; floor mats : Pawling Corp. (Texas Air Products); swimming pool enclosures : Crystal Clear Construction; design software : AutoCad; lightning protection : Bonded Lightning Protection Designed by BoKa Powell architects, Barton Place is a six-story, multi-building condominium complex located south of downtown austin. six buildings and an elevated plaza landscaped with native plants rest above a two- level underground parking garage. central to the project is a 100-foot-tall pecan tree. the parking garage and buildings are situated around the tree’s root ball so that it was not disturbed during or after construction. the 300,000-sf condominium complex is sited near Zilker Park and Barton springs, two very popular inner-city public amenities. in addition, the site connects to the adjacent lady Bird lake hike-and-bike trail and restaurants across the street. the hill country modern architecture features an energy-efficient stone, glass, concrete, and stucco exterior with floor-to-ceiling glass and locally sourced masonry. a pool, outdoor kitchen and lounge, four rooftop terraces, and a fitness center/yoga studio complete the program. the project, scheduled for completion in November, is seeking a rating with the city of austin green building program. Noelle HeiNze Barton Place site PlaN 1 restauraNt 2 eNtry 3 gym 4 louNge 5 Pool 6 CommuNity gardeN 7 Hike & Bike trail 1 1