Coronavirus Update

March 16, 2020 by: Ben Heimsath

In response to the coronavirus, as a cautionary measure, Heimsath Architects will have all personnel working from home until further notice. Read More

Presentatons

All Faith Studio Starts with Quest for the Sacred

March 10, 2020 by: Ben Heimsath

Students in the architecture program at Texas A&M University worked with Ben Heimsath to kick off their latest studio assignment: the design of an all faith chapel.  Professor Anat Geva’s design studio, working in teams, will design their chapel in a sacred location of their choosing. To kick off this innovative inquiry, Ben began with an exercise focused on spaces that the students considered to ... Read More

Design Retreat Workshop for Calvary School

March 03, 2020 by: Ben Heimsath

Calvary Episcopal School in Bastrop, Texas took a critical step forward in planning for its new location. Representatives of the school and the Calvary Episcopal Church assembled for a full-day Design Retreat Workshop at the Colony Amenity Center. Facilitated by Ben Heimsath, Kathryn Coffey, Eric MacInerney, and Li Tong, the Heimsath Architects team conducted a series of exercises to facilitate ... Read More

Schools / Master Planning

Ben Heimsath presents at 21st Annual Historic Preservation Symposium

February 19, 2020 by: Ben Heimsath

The Center for Heritage Conservation at Texas A&M hosted its 21st annual Historic Preservation Symposium on Feb. 14-15, 2020. With the theme of “Preservation in Practice,” Ben Heimsath presented the firm’s process of preservation featuring engagement with building users. Read More

Historic Preservation / Presentations

Ben Heimsath to present at Historic Preservation Symposium

January 21, 2020 by: Ben Heimsath

"Preservation - Know Who Needs It!" That's the title of Ben Heimsath's session as a speaker Texas A&M’s Center for Heritage Conservation's Historic Preservation Symposium on Feb. 14-15, 2020. The annual symposium will be centered on the theme of "Preservation in Practice." Ben’s presentation, subtitled “Historic Preservation Process Based on Users’ Needs” will feature the importance of the users ... Read More

Historic Preservation / Presentations

Oakwood Chapel "To Believe" Event is Part of East Austin Studio Tour

November 14, 2019 by: Ben Heimsath

Heimsath Architects is a proud sponsor of a unique video arts event during the East Austin Studio Tour. "To Believe" will give viewers an immersive experience celebrating the sounds and images of worship from four East Austin churches. The setting, the historic Oakwood Cemetery Chapel, is a non-sectarian church structure recently restored by the City of Austin. The "To Believe," installation is ... Read More

Master Plan Presentation for St. John Lutheran

September 04, 2019 by: Ben Heimsath

Congregation members gathered for a Town Hall meeting after services on Sunday, August 25 to review the recently completed Master Plan. After a light lunch, Pastor Waters welcomed everyone and began the session with prayer. Council President, Scott Kramer, reviewed the process of developing the master plan and shared some of the ministry goals behind the effort, including the consolidation of ... Read More

Master Planning / Church Architecture

Dedication for Cornerstone Baptist Church

August 28, 2019 by: Ben Heimsath

  Cornerstone Baptist Church held an open house and ribbon cutting to dedicate their new sanctuary. The new facility was planned for the growing congregation to provide a modern space for worship. The building and church tower have become an instant landmark on FM 484 in Harker Heights. Eric MacInerney has guided the project from the early master planning stages. He attended the celebration and ... Read More

Church Design & Construction / Church Site Development / Religious / Church Architecture

Woodlawn Steeple Featured in Year-End Postcard

January 02, 2019 by: Ben Heimsath

Season's Greetings, Merry Christmas, & Happy New Year!  Read More

Church Renovations & Additions / Featured Projects / Religious / Church Architecture / Austin Churches

Help Honor Metz - Help Fund the Legacy Project

December 05, 2018 by: Ben Heimsath

It's the passing of an era. Metz Elementary, an honored institution serving East Austin for over a century will be part of AISD's school consolidation. To recognize and celebrate the school's remarkable history, we're supporting the Metz Legacy Project. This semester-long project will match current students with expert writers and artists to create publications and events to memorialize the Metz ... Read More

Austin / Campus Architecture / Schools / East Austin