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  • bucket brigade

    Specht Harpman: Tank Town's rainwater collection system

  • seal of approval

    Specht Harpman: osmo North America's One Coat Only transparent sealer.

  • mckinney york architects

    Austin, Texas-based McKinney York Architects often weaves sustainable design ideas into its work. So when the 14-person firm moved into a building in the East Austin neighborhood last year, it worked hard to make the cost-conscious renovation as green as

  • tower house, leander, texas

    Rather than remodel an old one-bedroom cottage as their main house, a Texas couple asked Andersson•Wise Architects to convert it into communal living space and to build this new tower for sleeping quarters adjacen

  • alley appeal

    What began as a conversation about the brutalities of gentrification in urban neighborhoods may result in a new type of housing in Austin, Texas.

  • native sun

    One trickle-down effect of the green revolution is the growing recognition that social and economic sustainability should be part of the picture. KRDB of Austin, Texas, aims to cover those bases at SOL (Solutions Oriented Living), a mixed-income community

  • stonehedge residence, austin, texas

    A recent renovation of this 1980s house only highlighted its remaining architectural flaws. For phase two, the owners envisioned a bolder entryway, a larger living room, and a better connection to the backyard pool.

  • perspective: basic training

    Sergio Palleroni is the founder of BaSiC, an intiative that brings faculty and students together to work on design/build projects for low-income clients all over the globe, drawing in collaborators from other schools, nations, and disciplines. One of its most high-profile undertakings is the...

  • texas chill

    Arthur Andersson, AIA, looked to Southwestern cliff dwellings when designing Block 21 in Austin, Texas. The mixed-use project contains the television studios and performance venue for “Austin City Limits,” office and retail space topped by a W hotel, and private residences.

  • supplied by architect

    working with fabricators to blur the boundaries between objects and art.