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

Heimsath Supports Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation

February 25, 2020 by: Eric Mac Inerney

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

Calvary Episcopal School Master Plan Kick-Off

February 04, 2020 by: Kathryn Coffey

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

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

Career Day at Metz

May 24, 2018 by: Ben Heimsath

Heimsath Architects participated in the annual Metz Elementary Career Day. Students of all grade levels were introduced to possible careers in a wide range of fields from finance and high tech, to life safety and construction. Ben Heimsath talked about careers in architecture with 3rd and 4th grade classes. By far the most popular part of the presentation was a marshmallow construction challenge. ... Read More

Schools / Presentations / East Austin

Media Tour of Adaptive Reuse School - Jaime Padron Elementary

August 01, 2014 by: Ben Heimsath

The Austin Independent School District held a media tour of the new adaptive reuse school, Jamie Padron Elementary School at 2011 W. Rundberg Lane in North Austin on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.  The District's newest and largest elementary school posed a number of unique challenges.  The new facility is an adaptive reuse of an empty warehouse and manufacturing facility. The new school had to ... Read More

Adaptive Re-use / Austin / Schools

AISD Breaks Ground on Adaptive Reuse for New Elementary School

May 24, 2014 by: Ben Heimsath

Neighbors, Board Members and dignitaries helped to break ground on AISD’s innovative new school, Jaime Padron Elementary School. The program is an adaptive reuse project - turning a vacant commercial building into what will be one of Austin’s largest elementary schools.   Heimsath Architects, in joint venture with Architecture Plus, has been working for over a year with AISD and Flintco ... Read More

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