Green building was always part of the firm's DNA, though a little more than ten years ago Lake|Flato formed an internal studio that would focus on landscape and resource management.
His firm, founded in 2005, puts a Texan spin on sophisticated designs that range from mixed-use condos to offices and hotels.
The design of this new Austin, Texas, medical training facility encourages academic excellence with spaces for collaboration.
Metropolis’s director of design innovation, Susan Szenasy, led a panel at the Gensler-designed 500 West 2nd Street tower examining how certain experiences (both physical and digital) now drive urban design.
Lake|Flato hosted a Metropolis Magazine Think Tank discussion on the risks and benefits the expanding city faces.
Titled Austin, the structure features colored windows that shine a variegated spectrum on a granite-floored interior.
The innovative design NexHaus, created by a team of students from University of Texas in Austin, Texas and Technische Universität München in Germany for the Solar Decathlon, is on display at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, from October 8-11 and 15-18.