(Vertical House Miró Rivera Architects. Photo: Juan Miró) Miró Rivera Architects is an internationally recognized practice that blurs art and architecture in design approach. Principal Juan Miró was born in Barcelona where he obtained his professional degree, before earning a Fulbright Scholarship to complete a post-professional Master’s degree at Yale University. Juan worked … [Read more...]
Conversations with Austin Architects and Designers
Modern Austin's original series of conversations with Austin architects and designers. We learn who inspires them, discuss their favorite projects, and how they approach their work from concept to completion.
Kevin Alter is an architect, a writer, and a professor. While actively engaged in professional practice as a partner of Alterstudio Architecture Kevin is also the Sid W. Richardson Centennial Professor of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin where he served as Academic Director for Architecture Programs and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs from 2001--2004. … [Read more...]
Let's begin by saying Nicole Blair has been a favorite of MA for some time. Listen to words that Nicole Blair of Studio 512 carefully selects to speak about her work and you may believe you are in conversation with a fashion or clothing designer, a couturier no less. MA: “Your design vocabulary reflects an interest in wrapping a space, in folding forms, in geometric shapes … [Read more...]