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 96 TSA Convention Preview: Exhibitors San antonio, tX // oct 14-16 360 Technologies, Inc. Booth 619 15401 Debba Dr. Austin, TX 78734 512.266.7360; www.360tech.com Based in Austin, TX, 360 Technologies spe- cializes in the sales and service of new and refurbished HP Designjet Plotters. We offer on site service by HP Certified Technicians. 3A Composites Booth 314 136 Fairview Rd., Ste. 300 Mooresville NC 28117 704.658.3522; www.alucobondusa.com 3A Composites USA, Inc. manufacturers of Alucobond ® , “The World’s Favorite Aluminum Composite Material”, which consists of two sheets of .02 aluminum thermobonded to a polyethylene or fire retardant core. Aluco- bond ® is available in 3mm, 4mm, and 6mm thicknesses in a full spectrum of standard and custom colors. A. Bargas Booth 628, 630 P.O. Box 792056 San Antonio, TX 78279 210.344.2821; www.abargasco.com Accelerated Building Technologies Booth 240 1555 Coraopolis Heights Rd. Moon Township, PA 15108 888.922.2353; www.accbt.com Acme Brick Company/IBP Booth 534, 536 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 green building 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. Adventure Playground Systems Booth 650 10845 Church Lane Houston, TX 77043 713.935.9684; www.adventureplaysystems.com Adventure Playground Systems is a manufac- turer of commercial playground equipment, shade canopies, site amenities, fencing, surfacing materials and surfacing enclosure boxes. We offer innovative aquatic playground products, indoor soft play structures and multi- terrain skate parks as well! We encourage en- hancing children’s learning through play. Call us to begin your Adventure! Alcoa Architectural Products Booth 305 50 Industrial Blvd. Eastman GA 31023 404.630.5298; www.reynobond.com Alcoa Architectural Products manufactures REYNOBOND ® , Aluminum and Natural Metal Composite Panels, Reynobond ® with KEVLAR ® which is designed to withstand wind-borne de- bris without need for heavy backer materials and Reynolux aluminum wall panels and flat sheet. These lightweight and rigid substrates offer unlimited color and design possibilities. Alpha Consulting Engineers, Inc. Booth 239 25836 Hwy. 281 N., Ste. 200 San Antonio, TX 78258 210.227.3647; www.alphaconsultingengineers.com Alpha Consulting Engineers provides tra- ditional structural design and construction administration services. Alpha also provides forensic engineering services consisting of building condition surveys and structural dis- tress evaluations. Projects are managed di- rectly by the Principal In Charge. Our drawings are produced using 2011 REVIT (BIM) or 2011 AutoCAD, depending on client preference. American Tile and Stone Booth 540 3024 Acme Brick Plaza Fort Worth, TX 76109 800.792.1234; www.brick.com American Tile and Stone features one of the largest selections of fine quality products, a knowledgeable and helpful staff and good value. In one stop at any of the American Tile locations in Texas you and your client can select the perfect tile, marble, porcelain and granite for all of your building needs. Ameristar Fence Products Booth 348 P.O. Box 581000 Tulsa OK 74158 918.835.0898; www.ameristarfence.com The Texas Society of Architects/AIA welcomes these exhibitors to the 2010 Expo in San Antonio (current list as of August 3rd). Expo dates are October 14-15 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Conven- tion Center. Come to HALL A and visit their booths to learn more about new products and services. Check out who’s showing at this year’s Expo! S Denotes Convention Sponsor