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.
Barton Place p r o j e c t Barton Designed by BOKA Powell Architects, Barton Place is a Place, Austin c l i e n t Constructive a r c h i t e c t BOKA six-story, multi-building condominium complex located Ventures south of downtown Austin. Six buildings and an elevated Powell Architects Orfield; Nathan Wilcox; Jerrod Steltzlen; Kyn plaza landscaped with native plants rest above a two- Sledge; Steve Word; Jerry Essary; Eric Van Hyfte, AIA; William level underground parking garage. Central to the project Matthews is a 100-foot-tall pecan tree. The parking garage and d e s i g n t e a m John c o n t r a c t o r White buildings are situated around the tree’s root ball so that Construction Company & Skala (MEP); Hunt & Joiner (structural); it was not disturbed during or after construction. The Consort (civil); Coleman and Associates (landscape); Flying Fish 300,000-sf condominium complex is sited near Zilker c o n s u l t a n t s Jordan Designs (model building) Park and Barton Springs, two very popular inner-city p h o t o g r a p h e r Patrick public amenities. In addition, the site connects to Wong Site Plan 1 restaurant 2 Entry 3 Gym 4 Lounge 5 Pool 6 Community garden 7 Hike & Bike trail 2 7 6 the adjacent Lady Bird Lake hike-and-bike trail and r e s o u r c e s planting accessories : materials : Lauren Concrete; Mezger Enterprises; Hanes Geo Components; concrete masonry units : metal decking : CMC; restaurants across the street. The Hill Country modern limestone : architecture features an energy-efficient stone, glass, railings and handrails : concrete, and stucco exterior with floor-to-ceiling glass Featherlite; POMA Construction; waterproofing : Tremco; building insulation : Johns and locally sourced masonry. A pool, outdoor kitchen and Manville; roof lounge, four rooftop terraces, and a fitness center/yoga Johnson studio complete the program. The project, scheduled for metal windows : completion in November, is seeking a rating with the city system : membrane roofing : Dow/Stevens (Johnson Roofing); Sarnafil (Johnson Roofing); Roofing; specialty doors : specialty wall panels : Trainor Glass Company; United States Aluminum; wood doors : BMC Select; glass : Guardian/ 3 4 5 7 of Austin green building program. Sunguard (Haley-Greer); gypsum board framing : Temple-Inland; wood flooring : Kristynik Harwood Flooring; paint: Pittsburgh Paints; plaster and lathing : Alamo Cement; shower enclosures : N o e l l e H e i n z e Cardinal Showers 2 (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 1 1 9 / 1 0 2 0 1 0 t e x a s a r c h i t e c t 85