In 2009 we began studying the locations of the AIA Homes tour, using the emergent pattern as a de-facto ‘logo’. This year for the 30th Anniversary we completed the study, mapping every home location over the prior 23 years.
What emerges when overlaid?
A visualization of where Austin’s architects have done their best residential work; and perhaps a gentle indication about which communities to serve next (to locate oneself, the star is the state capitol).
For more information about tickets to the tour this weekend, visit AIA Austin.
Top Knot is a prototype for Uchi: an unabashedly playful, upstairs, patio, colorful, all day concept in Dallas — it’s imōto (妹). Informed by off-the-menu (and off-the-cuff) dishes conceived back-of-house and between covers at Uchi, the busy staff inadvertently introduced a snappy, unbuttoned relative to the polite, composed predecessor.
Velvet Dust Magazine’s Editor Jessica Thompson interviews FÖDA’s founder Jett Butler for their Metropolis Issue. The article features a number of images that demonstrate Jett’s recurring interest in the city and Spirit of Place.