Light Through The Syacmore - Kovac Architects

February 10, 2014

architecture, Kovac Architects

Light Through The Sycamore – Kovac Architects

The Sycamore House takes its name from the three large trees that share its vertiginous Pacific Palisades site; the geometry of the house is driven by the sharply descending slope. In keeping with the modest scale of its neighbors, the house presents a single-story elevation to the street, while the view from below reveals a series of sculpted volumes cascading down toward Rivas Canyon. Designed as the home of firm Principal Michael Kovac, Sycamore House serves as a laboratory for […]

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September 12, 2013

architecture, Studio 8 Architects, YMCA

YMCA | North Austin Branch

[one_third] Studio 8 Architects [/one_third][one_third] Trailer [/one_third][one_third] Behind the Scenes [/one_third]   While scouting a photo shoot of the new North Austin YMCA and Community Center, we stumbled upon a story that we felt needed to be told. It is a story about determination, cooperation, and how doing the right thing is still the most powerful tool for creating positive change. It is also a story of how architecture is playing a solid role in the transformation of a community. […]

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Light Through The Syacmore - Kovac Architects

August 2, 2013

architecture, Kovac Architects

Light Through The Sycamore – Kovac Architects

The Sycamore House takes its name from the three large trees that share its vertiginous Pacific Palisades site; the geometry of the house is driven by the sharply descending slope. In keeping with the modest scale of its neighbors, the house presents a single-story elevation to the street, while the view from below reveals a series of sculpted volumes cascading down toward Rivas Canyon. Designed as the home of firm Principal Michael Kovac, Sycamore House serves as a laboratory for […]

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June 29, 2013

architecture, Studio 8 Architects

Rackspace Hosting

  In the Fall of 2010, Studio 8 Architects was engaged by Rackspace Hosting to develop and design the third phase of build-out at their headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. The third phase captures 298,000 square feet of an abandoned mall to accommodate future growth and other programmatic needs. Design scope includes programming, testfits, full interior design services from schematic design through construction administration and full service architecture at the south entry and the new main entrance. Video by: Frazer […]

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May 2, 2013

architecture, Tres Birds Workshop

Cactus

Tres Birds Workshop is a full service architecture and general contracting firm in Boulder, Colorado. In 2010 they were commissioned by Cactus, an advertising agency in Denver, CO to renovate their existing building. Through re-using old materials, reductive design, and research based programing, Mike Moore and his team took an existing building and created an efficient working environment full of daylight, energy, and life.┬áSince Cactus inhabited the building prior to the renovation as well, it’s such a testament to the […]

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April 16, 2013

architecture

MACC

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC). Austin, Texas. MACC designed by Casabella Architects. Architectural video by Frazer Pogue Collective. Music by Balmorhea

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November 9, 2012

aia austin, architecture

Who do you influence?

So often architects are asked, who influences you, but today what we want to know is, who do you influence? Filmed on location at the 2012 Texas Architects Convention, Austin Texas. Support provided by AIA Austin (www.aiaaustin.org) and the Austin Foundation for Architecture (www.austinfoundationforarchitecture.org) Music by mobygratis.com (www.mobygratis.com) Special thanks to Sally Fly and Kristina Schlegel at AIA Austin! Cactus Video | Tres Birds Workshop, architecture firm in Boulder

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July 31, 2012

architecture

Tree House

Boutique craft builder and home-owner, the Tripathy’s remodeled an old mid-century modern house nestled in the hills of Austin into a sustainable dwelling for their family.

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