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  7. Beast / Specht Harpman

Beast / Specht Harpman

  • 01:00 - 1 September, 2010
Beast / Specht Harpman
Beast / Specht Harpman, © Meg Mulloy
© Meg Mulloy

© Meg Mulloy © Meg Mulloy © Meg Mulloy © Meg Mulloy + 10

  • Architects

  • Location

  • Project Team

    Scott Specht, Louise Harpman, Brett Wolfe
  • Contractor

    Artifice / Jean Goehring & Amy Hovis
  • Area

    4060.0 ft2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. Specht Harpman outfitted this neglected single-story building on the edge of downtown Austin to house offices for a branch of a creative editing company. Using steel-framed windows as partitions and rough-sawn wood for wall treatments, Specht Harpman designed an interior that embraces local heritage while creating an open, collaborative work environment.

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Cite: "Beast / Specht Harpman" 01 Sep 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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