HEIMSATH ARCHITECTS PRESENTS AT 65TH ANNUAL TCN CONFERENCE

Our team was in Minneapolis this past week for The Church Network convention. Ben Heimsath and church administrator, Jim Lamm participated as presenters  in the Fast Track session focused on facilities. Their topic was entitled, "Shared Design - A Ministry Based Approach to Design." Ben and Jim shared case study information on two of the firm's recently completed multi-phased projects:  Woodlawn ... Read More

Sacred Architecture / Master Plan / Master Planning / Presentations / Shared Design

Historic Medina Motor Court Preservation Making Progress

October 28, 2020 by: Heimsath Architects Staff

Renovation and restoration at The River Oaks motor court in Medina, Texas continues. Twelve long-neglected cabins are being lovingly brought back to life.  Once common throughout the country, the motor court facility was created to serve the growing popularity of automobile travel in the early 20th Century.  Most were developed, like River Oaks, by local business people, and were often run as a ... Read More

Adaptive Re-use / Historic Preservation / Preservation / Adaptive Reuse / Presentations / Architecture

New Manor Public Works Building Taking Shape!

We are excited to see our design of the City of Manor Public Works Department’s new office building take shape. The nearly 5,000 square-foot building houses offices, training spaces, a laboratory, support spaces, and meter/parts storage.  The contemporary design is intended to relate to the city’s recent city hall expansion.  The single sloped roof allows for high windows in the training and ... Read More

Architecture / Educational / Civic

Pickle Elementary School Classroom Addition

April 24, 2020 by: Heimsath Architects Staff

While we wait for more direction on the reopening of schools, it is gratifying to consider the positive trends towards more healthy learning environments. Heimsath Architects is happy to present some fabulous photos of the two-classroom addition at Pickle Elementary School of Austin ISD. The project, completed in last March, incorporates five key elements of the 21st Century classroom design: ... Read More

Educational / Civic

BELVEDERE RESIDENCE - CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS!

April 13, 2020 by: Heimsath Architects Staff

Though many of our lives have seen dramatic changes over the past few weeks, construction continues at our Belvedere Residence.  A recent wine and cheese site visit just before the shelter-in-place orders gave us a delightful walkthrough with the owners and general contractor.  The roof was being installed while we met and the following weeks have included the addition of gyp. board and trim on ... Read More

Residential Design & Construction / Sustainable Deisgn / Residential

Heimsath Supports Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation

February 25, 2020 by: Heimsath Architects Staff

Heimsath Architect was a Copper level sponsor at the 2020 Shining Stars Gala supporting the Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation.  It was a great chance for our staff to get dressed up and learn more about the wonderful scholarships and funding the Foundation is providing to the Round Rock community.  It was a lovely evening and a great success for the Partners in Education. Read More

Schools / Architecture / Round Rock ISD

St. John's Episcopal Church preservation & restoration

February 11, 2020 by: Heimsath Architects Staff

Heimsath Architects has recently completed the historic preservation project for St. John's Episcopal Church in Tallahassee, Florida. The work consisting of a major renovation program was developed from a master plan that completed in 2015. The preservation and restoration scope includes replacement of the roof, masonry restoration stained glass repair and protection, structural repairs, and ... Read More

Historic Preservation

Calvary Episcopal School Master Plan Kick-Off

February 04, 2020 by: Heimsath Architects Staff

Heimsath Architects joined with parishioners, parents, teachers and board members for an exciting kick-off community forum at Calvary Episcopal School in Bastrop, TX.   Saturday's weather cooperated and the groups were able to tour and assess their current facilities in glorious sunshine!  Many ideas about the new campus were shared and discussed in this first of two master plan events.  We look ... Read More

Design Process / Master Plan / Site Development / Schools / Religious Education / Master Planning / Presentations / Architecture

Medina Motor Court Renovation in Progress

January 29, 2020 by: Heimsath Architects Staff

The River Oaks motor court in Medina is currently undergoing some major renovation and restoration! The twelve long-neglected cabins are being lovingly brought back to life through the work of a dedicated owner, Big Rock Road Construction, Heimsath Architects and their consultants. The finishing touches are being added to Cabin #7 (known as the Listening Room) which features a space for music ... Read More

Adaptive Re-use / Historic Preservation / Preservation / Adaptive Reuse / Presentations / Architecture

Fayetteville Community Center & Performance Theater

January 14, 2020 by: Heimsath Architects Staff

Heimsath Architects was mentioned on the PaperCity Magazine September 2019 Houston as the architect for the Fayetteville Community Center & Performance Theater project. Check out page 144! The project involves restoration of a two-story historic E.J. Knesek Building in the Fayetteville Historic District (it was added to National Register in 2008) into a community center. The performance ... Read More