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ra50: Lake|Flato Architects

san antonio

In Texas and beyond, Lake|Flato makes architecture that resonates with the landscape.

 

Lake|Flato Architects

  • desert variations

    World-class paintings and sculptures possess a constant ability to surprise. The more you look at them, the more you see; different layers and meanings reveal themselves with each viewing. This high-desert house outside Santa Fe, N.M., by San Antonio's La

     
  • for senior staff only

    Employee retreats can serve all kinds of purposes, but when a firm's guiding lights get together each year, their tasks are fairly clear-cut.

     
  • breaking away

    Many architecture firms find subtle, creative ways to inject energy into their off-site meetings.

     
  • on the edge of the prairie

    I arrived as a newcomer to the Midwest—not from the East Coast or from Europe, as did many early settlers to this place, but by an opposite, eastward migration. My journey brought me from the Pacific Northwest coast to the headwaters of the Mississippi Ri

     
  • home tomes

    Along with garden-fresh tomatoes and the comforting thwack of flip-flops on pavement, summer brings the opportunity to delve into a little beach reading.

     
  • growing green

    Everyone agrees that environmentally sound building materials and methods are quickly drifting toward the architectural mainstream. Google the term “green building,” and a long list of trade shows and directories pops up. But while items such as flyash co

     
  • pool house, amherst, mass

    An asymmetrical butterfly roof appears to float ethereally over a perimeter of clerestories.

     
  • broadford farm pavilion, hailey, idaho

    The judges praised this charming little pavilion's “strong plan” and “nice proportions.” Conceived as a family retreat on a larger property containing an existing main house, the project presented Lake/Flato Architects with an opportunity to design a building that serves purely as a getaway...

     
  • private wine silo, teton county, wyo.

    Because of a high-water table in the Snake River flood plain, Carney Architects designed this nifty little 300-square-foot wine storage room as a silo instead of a conventional cellar.

     
  • residential architect design awards

    the sixth annual residential architect design awards received nearly 850 entries in 14 categories. The jury comprised six distinguished architects, including Laura Hartman, Fernau & Hartman Architects, Berkeley, Calif.; William P. Lecky, AIA, The Lessard

     
  • residential architect design awards 2004

    This isn't our design awards program, it's yours. You enter your best work and your peers judge which shall rise above the rest. We editors stand back and watch, always fascinated to see what gets entered and what gets chosen. As flies on the wall, we can

     
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  • lake austin residence, austin, texas

    Lake/Flato Architects knows something about making an entrance. The sequence of steps leading to the front door of RA's Project of the Year, a custom house by the firm in Austin, Texas, rivals any Broadway choreography.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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