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 […]
June 2, 2017

fareground: threshold to delicious

We are delighted to be making the last few steps on construction of the exterior improvements at Fareground at One Eleven, a dynamic and sustainable outdoor plaza featuring dining and gathering areas, a bespoke shade structure, shaded open […]
May 30, 2017

dwg. is hiring!

Want to join our fabulous team of designers? We are looking for a landscape designer / creative genius with 3 to 8 years of experience to be a part of our studio. Please share with your […]
May 23, 2017

dwg. recommends: the walkable city

dwg. highly recommends this TED talk from Jeff Speck on The Walkable City. Speck argues that cities that offer residents a walkable environment boast benefits that are economic, health and sustainable in nature. The presentation backs […]
May 18, 2017

a brick rectangle

Written by Kevin Sullivan, landscape designer As designers, we constantly imagine, detail, and observe the creation of outdoor spaces.  For me personally, my time is weighted toward the first two stages.  Though I spend a great […]
May 12, 2017

a farewell message from reed-only

Written by Reed Aren, Purdue Intern  aka Reed-Only As my internship and time in Austin comes to an end, I look back on the incredible experience this past year has brought me. From working at dwg. […]
May 11, 2017

two dwg. projects win ABJ CRE awards

During last night’s awards ceremony at the Four Seasons, the Austin Business Journal recognized outstanding real estate achievements in the Austin area. The 2017 Commercial Real Estate Awards recognize the projects — and the people and […]
May 8, 2017

dwg. serves on ACE mentor panel

Last week, Principal Mindy Cooper, PLA participated as a juror for the ACE Mentor Program of Austin MEGA final project presentations. The panel comprised of a hand-picked group of industry experts were chosen to listen to, evaluate, and provide […]
April 18, 2017

dwg. selected for creek show 2017

dwg.’s installation, Night Garden, has been selected for the annual Waller Creek Conservancy Creek Show, scheduled for November 10 – 18. This is the first time the event has included a public call for ideas selection […]
April 11, 2017

argument for al fresco

Written by Amy Goettle, Operations Manager “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything.” Albert Einstein Austinite’s love spending time outdoors, and the, for-the-most-part, mild weather seems to be a big factor for those […]
April 10, 2017

congrats to ut – 2017 uli hines competition winners

A huge congratulations are in order for the University of Texas team behind “Rooted,” which has taken the top prize at this year’s ULI Hines Student Competition. This ideas competition provides graduate students the opportunity to devise […]