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AD Interviews: Arthur Andersson / Andersson-Wise

AD Interviews: Arthur Andersson / Andersson-Wise

We caught up with Arthur Andersson of Andersson-Wise during last year’s AIA convention, where he received FAIA status. As the firm’s design director, Andersson shepherds their work through the various phases of the design process with a particular attention to the client’s role.

The work of Andersson-Wise can be defined as authentically local, with a strong emphasis on materials and details. The Texas-based architects use passive energy approaches in their large projects that appear as if they have been extrapolated from their detailed, smaller scale projects. The W Austin, the only mixed-use LEED Silver building in Texas, has design features that strategically reduce energy usage and heat gain. Sustainability in architecture is at the core of their approach--deeply rooted in the spirit and materiality of the buildings. 

Their versatility is evident in their successful completion of projects of different scales. They place a premium on the practice of drawing by hand and, as a result, their projects achieve a certain level of sustainability that doesn’t detract from Andersson-Wise’s portfolio of  timeless work. 

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Cite: David Basulto. "AD Interviews: Arthur Andersson / Andersson-Wise" 10 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/493969/ad-interviews-arthur-andersson-andersson-wise/> ISSN 0719-8884

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