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 […]
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. […]