October 26, 2017

best hotels in texas + dwg.

Two dwg. projects have landed on the Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice list for Best Hotels in Texas. Hotel Van Zandt, a Kimpton hotel in downtown Austin landed the top spot and The Gage Hotel, a […]
October 23, 2017

dwg. exhibiting at creek show 2017

dwg. is delighted to be exhibiting our work Night Garden at this year’s Creekshow, alongside five other installations. Creek Show 2017 will be held each night from sundown to 10pm, November 10 – 18. Presented by […]
October 19, 2017

dwg. portfolio growing in san antonio

dwg. is proud to announce our involvement as the landscape architect for the TRTF adaptive reuse of the Merchant Building on the east side of San Antonio. The resulting mixed-use campus will create an integrated live, work, […]
September 22, 2017

waterloo park groundbreaking

On Wednesday, September 20, Waller Creek Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Austin, celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Waller Creek project at Waterloo Park. The Waller Creek project is a chain of urban parks […]
September 20, 2017

park(ing) day 2017 success

The 2017 PARK(ing) Day event was held on Friday, September 15. Austin boasted seven different parking spot transformations throughout downtown, conceptualized and implemented by landscape architects, architects and a variety of other tactical urbanism advocates. Volunteers […]
September 8, 2017

park(ing) day 2017

PARK(ing) Day is an annual, open-source, global event where artists, designers, and activists transform parking spots into PARK(ing) Spaces: temporary public parks . These spaces are reinvented to generate public engagement and critical dialogue on the […]
September 1, 2017

guiding principle: gratitude

Written by Miles Payton, Summer Intern As my summer at dwg. comes to a close, I’m left with what is now one of the firm’s guiding principles: gratitude. Gratitude to dwg. and all my colleagues for […]
August 31, 2017

APF party for the parks

Austin Parks Foundation annual Party for the Parks is set for October 4! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enjoy a spectacular party, while directly benefitting Austin area parks and open spaces. DETAILS October 4, […]
August 28, 2017

austin green awards

dwg. is a proud sponsor of the 2017 Austin Green Awards. The program is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 Awards, which honor projects serving as examples of sustainability. The Austin Green Awards aim to highlight a […]
August 23, 2017

RAD film series fall season

The second half of The Contemporary Austin’s 2017 Rooftop Architecture + Design Film series kicks off September 6th! As proud presenting sponsors of this exceptional series, dwg. invites you to join us on the roof to […]
August 2, 2017

meaning + interest through metalworks

Written by Aaron Odland, PLA, Project Manager In design, I’m always looking for ways to add layers of meaning and interest to a project.  This can be elements that make a site unique or also help […]
July 25, 2017

AIA design voice 3×2 internship

Written by Stephanie Orr, Landscape Design Intern Exposure: to make known, disclose, reveal, or unmask Exposure, to me, is a very important word. When you are exposed to things in life, you are more aware and […]
July 20, 2017

hip hop architecture camp

Written by Francisco J Rosales, Landscape Designer The Hip Hop Architecture Camp, founded by Michael Ford, is a week long experience designed to introduce Architecture, Urban Planning, and economic development practices to underrepresented youth through Hip […]
June 20, 2017

gables park tower earns AEGB 4 star rating

In a ceremony hosted by Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) today, Gables Park Tower was awarded with the hard-earned 4-star rating. dwg. provided design services for the green roofs at Gables Park Tower and is proud to […]
June 16, 2017

a ROW take over on barton springs!

Written by Mindy Cooper, Principal To properly tell this story, I’ll ask you to take a step back in time with me to one year ago today when the vacant historic structure at 220 South Congress […]
June 14, 2017

meet our summer 2017 interns!

We are so pleased to welcome two talented student design interns from the University of Texas at Austin Masters program in Landscape Architecture. Both Abby and Miles will be in the studio through August. Please help […]