Downtown

UT School of Medicine and University Medical Center/Brackenridge: Transformation on the Austin Horizon

A large portion of UT Austin’s campus and downtown Austin’s urban landscape are about to be transformed, and during this month’s AIA Austin’s Luncheon Series, there is a unique opportunity to see and hear about these exciting projects.  AIA Austin and the Austin Academy of Architecture for Healthcare are proud to welcome Kathryn Henderson, President of Seton Healthcare Family, Central Group of Hospitals, Alan Bell, AIA LEEP AP, Director of Design and Construction with Seton Network Facilities, and Talmadge Smith, AIA, Senior Associate at Page Southerland Page who will jointly pre

Will this happen in Austin?

As Austin considers how to mitigate traffic on IH35 in the downtown, check out the Klyde Warren Park in Dallas.  

http://archrecord.construction.com/projects/portfolio/2013/08/1308-Klyde-Warren-Park-The-Office-of-James-Burnett.asp

 

Event Design Voice Committee Meeting

October 22, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This event has already occurred.

Mission:
Design Voice enables the greater design community to connect and collaborate with organizations and individuals interested in and engaged in housing advocacy, development, and community building in Austin.

DAA OFFERS SPONSORSHIPS

Once again, the Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA) is offering sponsorships for placemaking projects and events that are within the DAA’s public improvement district. The guidelines for applications can be found here. Applications can be completed online and are due August 22nd.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY:   http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SHFYKGB

For more info contact:

Melissa Barry
Arts & Parks Director
Downtown Austin Alliance
(512) 469-0476
 

3D CHALK ART AT FROST BANK TOWER

Frost Bank Tower will be hosting a 3D chalk art project July 9-13 in the plaza. This project is a series of interactive outdoor sidewalk installations that transform ordinary sidewalks into lava traps, alligator pits and other adventurous scenes.
 
Designed by acclaimed chalk artist Tracy Lee Stum, the 20-by-20 foot installations will be created in cities nationwide. Work will begin on Tuesday, July 9 and conclude on Saturday, July 13. Be sure to visit often this week to see the transformation.

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