Homestead Oaks and Water Conservation Strategies

  After a month without a drop, the rain has come to Central Texas, which of course turns our thoughts to stormwater management and conservation. One of our projects currently under construction, Homestead Oaks, is a great example of how to utilize water harvesting strategies to help us cope with this feast or famine. The multi-family Foundation […]

We’re in Dwell!

Studio Balcones is excited to share that the Balcones House is featured in the October 2012 issue of Dwell magazine!  You can check it out here online if you missed it on the newsstand. It was a privilege to work with Pollen Architecture & Design on the project and we continue to enjoy watching the […]

Office Field Trip!!

Last week the Studio Balcones ladies ventured out of the office and into the August heat for a much needed field trip.  First we visited the Far South Nursery, where we toured the facilities with Crystal and the resident nursery pup.  We saw some of our favorite plants that are frequently used in designs like […]

Studio Balcones Project featured in 2012 Modern Home Tour Austin

We were delighted to be a part of the 2012 Modern Home Tour Austin this past weekend. Our collaborative work with Pollen Architecture to design the landscape at 4502 Balcones Dr. resulted in a spectacular setting for the home for a local architect and family. The landscape features exposed limestone bluffs, hardy native plantings, steel […]

Two Studio Balcones Residential Projects in AIA Austin Homes Tour

Look for two Studio Balcones projects at the upcoming AIA Austin Homes Tour. The tour is October 1-2, 2011, and is a great way to spend the weekend looking at great architecture. The homes featured on the tour were collaborations with Pollen Architecture and Design and Rick & Cindy Black Architects. To learn more and […]

Studio Balcones’s Jennifer Orr… Registered Landscape Architect

Studio Balcones is happy to announce that Jennifer Orr is now a registered landscape architect with the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners. After years of hard work and five examinations, Jennifer is proud to officially call herself, Landscape Architect. A hearty congratulations to Jennifer!! Austin Business Journal: People On the Move

Studio Balcones designs landscape for Pecan Street Project Home Research Lab

We are excited to be part of a team working on a cutting edge research facility for Austin’s Pecan Street Project [PSP]. PSP is a research and development organization focused on developing and testing energy management systems. As part of their ongoing research, PSP [along with the University of Texas, and the National Renewable Energy […]

P. Terry’s Lakeway Construction Update

Ground has been broken at the latest and greatest P. Terry’s Burger Stand in Lakeway! The four acre landscape will feature “Palm Islands” and “Hill Country Islands” as well as a giant sandbox. It’s been great working with Michael Hsu Office of Architecture and Big Red Dog Engineering. We can almost smell the burgers…

Formula 1– Vrooooom!

We’re excited to share that we are part of the TBG team for the landscape design of the new Formula 1 racetrack in Austin, TX! The site is 900 acres in size and is to be used year round for a variety of program in addition to Formula 1 races. The landscape will include spaces […]

Plaza Saltillo Volunteer Day!

This past Saturday, Capital Metro organized a Spring Volunteer Day for weeding and pruning at Plaza Saltillo. 15 volunteers came out and helped spiff the plaza up, making it ready for a new year! Check out the Capital Metro Blog Post and the Friends of Plaza Saltillo Facebook Group for more photos. “Join” the Facebook […]