This month we spotlight the redesign and branding package of Palo Verde in Steiner Ranch, CHASE Tower renovations and courtyard space, Project Captain Lauren Carberry, and Stephen Levy's talk on "Texas Contemporary" design style.
"The restaurant scene in the booming city of Austin is one of the most beloved in the country. The architecture of these spaces reflects that, in addition to a serious commitment to sustainability. Many of these architects use both the natural landscape and Texan elements in their designs. They also look to incorporate the original framework, local materials, and local artisans whenever possible. Community is integral to each of these architects’ purposes. The following list ranks the best restaurant architects in Austin. These are architects who specialize in creating sophisticated and open hospitality spaces, based on the needs and aspirations of the chefs and restaurant owners they collaborate with during the design process. Many have received awards or have worked on award-winning restaurants.
Minimal wayfinding package for a parking garage that features a saturated paint color palette while integrating an existing brand typography. Paint was used in place of vinyl to cut project cost and to add longevity. The design was simplified to display the parking levels and stair/elevator locations.
LEVY Architects is excited to announce that Ryan Begley has been named Creative Director of our new Creative Department.
Ryan will be responsible for leading the development of creative work including brand development in print, web, email, and more. He will help bridge architecture and interiors with creative strategies.
His previous work in both architectural design and photography have been published multiple times in magazines, such as DWELL and other publications. Ryan added, "LEVY Architects' diverse portfolio provides an exciting platform to build a new creative offering for our clients."
Over the past 2000 years, less than 10 distinct architectural styles have been identified. However, new styles are finally beginning to emerge as a response to critical regionalism. This panel will bring together architects from across the country to look at how styles emerge as a reflection of place, and likewise how regional design can revitalize the aesthetic and culture of an area. We’ll debate where the practice is headed and how critical regionalism will shape the cities of the futur