Team 5628 -- Tau Manifesto Advances to Regionals

Feb 20, 2017 12:23:08 PM by: Eric Mac Inerney

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Technology / Promotion

Wells Branch MUD Recreation Center Infill Addition Wins AGC Award

Feb 9, 2017 11:08:07 AM by: Ben Heimsath

The Austin Chapter of the Associated General Contractors honored the Wells Branch MUD Recreation Center Renovation and Expansion Project at their annual banquet Friday, February 3. The recently completed program won the 2016 Outstanding Construction Award for a building in the $2 Million to $5million category. The general contractors, Braun & Butler, were selected utilizing a partnering process ... Read More

Austin / Church Renovations & Additions

Food Pantry Volunteers Imagine New Home

Feb 6, 2017 11:59:48 AM by: Ben Heimsath

Volunteers and Board Members of the AMEN Food Pantry in LaGrange, Texas participated in an evaluation and tour of their future new home. The February 1st tour was part of a visioning process to develop a program to renovate the new building to accommodate the non-profit’s growing activities. The City of LaGrange has entered into a long-term lease with the AMEN Food Pantry to provide expanded ... Read More

Adaptive Re-use

LEED Gold Presentation for Padron Elementary

Dec 7, 2016 10:30:03 AM by: Ben Heimsath

The Austin Independent School District’s new and largest elementary campus, the Jaime Padron Elementary School was presented a certificate and plaque as a certified LEED Gold project. The presentation was made by the architecture team, represented by Sandy Stone and Ben Heimsath of Heimsath Architects, and Betty Trent and Mac Ragsdale of Architecture Plus. Accepting the recognition for AISD were ... Read More

Educational / Institutional

Word of Life celebrates their new building

Nov 28, 2016 1:43:48 PM by: Eric Mac Inerney

We were excited and proud to be with Word of Life Fellowship in Cibolo, TX as they worshipped for the first time in their new 5,000 SF building.  The building is Phase 1 of their 2014 Masterplan.  Judging by the crowd, it shouldn't be long before Phase 2 is needed! Read More

Worship Space / Church Design & Construction / Religious

Cornerstone Ceremony for Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

Nov 20, 2016 5:46:24 PM by: Ben Heimsath

With excitement and celebration, the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd held a Cornerstone and Commissioning Ceremony this morning in front of the new narthex addition. This last phase of construction culminates more than a decade and a half of planning, fundraising, and construction to finally realize the full vision of the congregation’s long-term master plan. Read More

Worship Spaces / Presentations

Volunteers Help Teachers With Emergency Relocation

Nov 9, 2016 9:40:40 AM by: Ben Heimsath

The Austin Independent School District relied on staff and volunteers to assist the faculty with an emergency relocation to the Allan campus. Students attending the TA Brown Elementary School were sent home last week when concerns about the existing facility were raised during an engineering investigation. First through Fifth Grade began classes today at the old Allan Elementary School in East ... Read More

Cubs Cheering Section

Oct 31, 2016 4:24:44 PM by: Ben Heimsath

If you’ve dropped in to see us in the past few weeks, you may have noticed the office has its own cheering section for the Chicago Cubs. Kathryn Coffey admits to being a Rangers fan too, but nothing competes with the Cubs, especially this year. When her beloved Cubbies win Tuesday night and then prevail in game seven, we may have to fly the W flag out front! Read More


Day- and Ground-breaking in Shiner

Oct 24, 2016 2:33:14 PM by: Kathryn Coffey

A glorious sunrise led us eastward toward Shiner, Texas on Sunday morning to celebrate with the congregation of United Evangelical Lutheran Dr. Martin Luther Church the next step in our shared vision. Read More


Future Architects Tour Office

Oct 21, 2016 2:40:21 PM by: Ben Heimsath

On two recent occasions, young aspiring architects arranged to tour the offices of Heimsath Architects to learn more about the profession.   Agustin Perez (standing), Brian Kennedy, Mickey Peavler, Sandy Stone (left to right) Traveling from San Diego, high school senior, Agustin Perez and his instructor, Brian Kennedy from the Heath Science High and Middle College dropped by the office on ... Read More