Medina Motor Court Renovation in Progress

January 29, 2020 by: Kathryn Coffey

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

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

Fayetteville Community Center & Performance Theater

January 14, 2020 by: Li Tong

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 theater ... Read More

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

An architect's getaway

March 27, 2019 by: Pallavi Bakre

Heimsath Architects is always keen on informing their clients about the amazing architecture around them. Pallavi Bakre recently visited Dallas and Fort Worth with her other architect friends to explore some celebrated buildings by noted architects around these areas. Read More

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

AMEN Food Pantry Project Presented

November 29, 2018 by: Ben Heimsath

The annual volunteer appreciation luncheon for AMEN Food Pantry featured a presentation by Ben Heimsath. The group has outgrown its converted residence and has been planning a new facility in a renovated warehouse owned by the City of La Grange. Board member Garry Schellberg introduced the project and explained how it was being developed in partnership with Heimsath Architects. Ben Heimsath noted ... Read More

Adaptive Re-use / Master Planning / Presentations