Posts Tagged ‘urban design’

ASLA 2018 – Pennsylvania

This Fall, Studio Balcones travelled up to Pennsylvania for the ASLA Meeting and Expo. The mad dash tour covered several innovative reclaimed industrial spaces. Philadelphia is home to US Navy Yards, which has transformed into an appealing site for public outdoor recreation. The Urban Outfitters HQ reclaimed industry designs were spearheaded by D.I.R.T. This 9-acre […]

Studio Balcones joins Austin Design Week

We are pleased to announce that Studio Balcones will be hosting two events for the upcoming Austin Design Week this November. The first will feature our new ecologically site-specific benches on the boardwalk along Lady Bird Lake and the second is a workshop with Foundation Communities that will focus on the collaborative process of designing […]

Destination: Mexico City

One of our founding principals; Jennifer Orr recently took some time out to visit the illustrious Mexico City. A destination that has experienced a rebound in recent years; fashion, art, food and a wealth of architecture are just a few of the things that Mexico City has to offer. Inspiration is around every corner and the […]

Vintage Creek Phase II

  This week, we are thankful for our opportunity to collaborate with Foundation Communities on several new design and construction projects underway, but also on a number of their existing property capital improvement projects. In 2014, we were brought on board to develop a master plan addressing drainage and connectivity issues for the Trails at […]

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 […]