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Snøhetta Introduces New Transformative Architectural and Landscape Features to Austin's Blanton Museum of Art

Transforming the typical artistic experience, Snøhetta proposed a design to renovate the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin. The comprehensive grounds remodeling seeks to “unify and revitalize the museum campus, […] through architectural and landscape improvements”. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2021 and conclude by late 2022.

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Inglewood Courtyard House / Mark Odom Studio

© Casey Dunn© Casey Dunn© Casey Dunn© Casey Dunn+ 17

  • Architects: Mark Odom Studio
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Ceasar Stone, Ferguston plumbing gixtures

The First Mass Timber Hotel in North America Has Opened in Austin

Hotel Magdalena, the latest from Bunkhouse Group, a Texas-based hospitality company known for the highly Instagrammed El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas, is an 89-room hotel that plays on Austin‘s music culture and love for lakeside living. Named after Mary Magdalene, the hotel is part of the group’s hotels that are named after Saints, neighboring the popular Hotel Saint Cecilia and Saint Cecilia Residences, which are currently under construction.

Temporary Tiger - Covid Classroom / Murray Legge Architecture

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  500 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: GRAPHISOFT, Tang Sunshades

Miró Rivera Architects: Building a New Arcadia

The acclaimed studio Miró Rivera Architects has published a 448-page monograph, entitled Miró Rivera Architects: Building a New Arcadia. Designed by the award-winning architects, the book features 20 of the firm’s most remarkable projects brought to life through 230 color photographs and 95 drawings. Featuring essays by notable thinkers and cutting-edge practitioners in the fields of architecture and urban design, Building a New Arcadia situates the firm’s diverse portfolio in a global context related to concepts of nature, sustainability, history, and urban design.

Aqua Verde Residence / Clark Richardson Architects

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M1700 House / RAVEL Architecture

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  • Architects: RAVEL Architecture
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3300 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Blanco, Caesarstone, D&M Flooring, Sikkens, +3

1211 East Eleventh Studio / Furman + Keil Architects

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Tarrytown Residence / Alterstudio Architecture

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Texas Design: Austin's Modernist Homes and Lakehouses

Few cities have a growing design culture like Austin, Texas. Ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States, the city is experiencing a building boom in recent years. With a wide variety of residential styles, architects are continuing a legacy of modernist design. With an emphasis on craft and detailing, these new homes use simple geometry and forms as they open up to hills, lakes and the urban fabric.

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Little Tiger Chinese Immersion School / Murray Legge Architecture

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  735 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, VELUX Commercial, American Skylights, Artlantis, Door Outlet, +2

Skybox House / Dick Clark + Associates

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Bracketed Space House / Matt Fajkus Architecture

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Belmont Park House / Tim Cuppett Architects

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  4070 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Berridge, Marvin, Adobe, Anchor Ventana, Google

Edgecliff Residence / Miró Rivera Architects

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Color Trail Pavilion / Faye + Walker

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  • Architects: Faye + Walker
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  253 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Strap Works