Movie Night at the Austin Center for Architecture

Please join Latinos in Architecture for our first Movie Night featuring SIDEWALLS (Medianeras) from Argentina ... a story about architecture, design, love, and Buenos Aires. What's not to like?!

Friday November 30th from 6-9pm at the Austin Center for Architecture (801 W 12th St.)

Refreshments will be provided.

HD movie trailer available at

John Staub Exhibit Opening Reception

New Exhibit Opens at Austin Center for Architecture:  John Staub Award Winners 2011

John F. Staub has been described as “a man who was as exceptional a gentleman as he was an architect.”*   He was a twentieth-century American eclectic architect, based in Houston, and had a long and distinguished career designing modern houses based on historical models with a skill and grace that has rarely if ever been matched.

A Community of Ideas

  Join our interdisciplinary Old Bakery community to imagine, build, and care for public space in downtown Austin.  The 1000 block of Congress is bordered by the State Capitol, Congress Avenue, and the Governor’s Mansion. It contains a City Park, a State Park, a Historic Bakery, and a growing Community of Ideas.   >>>PROGRAMS: 1. May 12th Mini Maker Faire- Sarah Presson is partnering with the Senior Guild and Parks Dept Amy Russell to have a table and activities at the fair.

Idea Bakery: Menu 2012

Our interdisciplinary team hosts events, builds community, and encourages ideas for the present and future of the Old Bakery Block. Here is a snapshot of what’s baking for this year:   >>>>(1) Festival of Ideas closing reception- 500 Ideas submitted! Common themes! Next steps!

Your Idea Bakery

As we enter the final weeks of our “Festival of Ideas”

(1) 500 ideas submitted by the community so far

(2) Many of community ideas have been tested on the block with micro-events, including our recent Valentine’s Day fair

Our vision: