Sacred Place is Home For The Arts

August 31, 2012 by: Ben Heimsath

In the early 1970s our firm had just completed an innovative branch library in a developing area of Northwest Houston. It was an instant community success and shortly thereafter the pastor of a local church, Glen Wilkerson met with me to share his vision for a new kind of church ministry. He wanted to create a sacred place that would also be a home for the arts. Cypress Creek Christian Church ... Read More

Holy Place / Worship Space / Church Design & Construction / Artists / Design Process / Master Plan

Historic District Bike Rack - An Artful Opportunity

October 3, 2011 by: Ben Heimsath

How about creativity in unexpected places! A bike rack isn't normally associated with fine design or art. And a historic district bike rack would be one of the last objects I'd expect to exhibit a creative flair. Really, what do you think the bike pictured here was hitched to 100 years ago? Yet, on both coasts, and in an unlikely place in between, I've come across some amazing yet simple ways to ... Read More

Artists / Historic Preservation

The Spirit of Fayetteville, Texas - At Cappy's

July 24, 2011 by: Ben Heimsath

In addition to his remarkable watercolor presentations, Clovis Heimsath, our senior designer, is an accomplished painter. His collection, "The Spirit of Fayetteville," is on display at Cappy's Restaurant in San Antonio, Texas through September 8. The opening reception this past Saturday was attended by may friends and Fayetteville neighbors. Cappy's has been displaying artwork from prominent ... Read More

Artists / Promotion