Video Channel Announcement

Short post here: We just wanted to announce that we have a video channel on Youtube we recently set up. We have been working on our service capabilities to provide 3D animations to our clients, and now we can showcase some of that work. Below are a few samples, but more are in the works. [...]

By | June 17th, 2015|Elevate Architecture New Projects, Local Business|0 Comments

Elevate Architecture Wins Highest Design Award Given by LRGV AIA

We are happy to recieve the award given by the AIA LRGV Chapter for this years design submission for the Escamilla Law Firm. Our firm and one other was among 16 other firms from Brownsville to Laredo selected for this award, the highest offered by the chapter. We are proud to achieve this because it [...]

Happy New Year and a Quick Post on Escamilla Law Firm Now Entering the Final Stretch

I hope all the readers here had a great holiday and a very happy new! I know we did! I will follow up with a year in review in another post, but for now, here is a weekly update on progress on the Escamilla Law Firm Building. Overall the stucco turned out pretty nice. We [...]

Escamilla Law Firm: Rough-In Update, Storefront Frame Installed

Storefront framing and most of the metal work is now installed. It is really nice to see the storefront framing in and the elegance of the facade mullion design is now taking shape. The entry will be especially interesting, but is yet to be seen. (Above) The south facade window metal work and fascia metal [...]

Escamilla Law Firm: Insulation, Rough-in on Track and Looking Good

Here is the latest update. All in all, it is looking good. (Above) The window overhangs, and canopy are installed and roofer well on his way providing the needed impervious membranes. (Above) North east side of facade. The canopies are looking good, and the modified roof system is being applied. (Above) South facade perspective. Gutters [...]

Escamill Law Firm: Framing Update

Here is quick post on the status of construction. Framing is at about 90% complete, and the project stands at about half way to completion.   The canopy is fully framed. Roof slope and plumbing on interior wall pending. Notice the very large window and clerestory at main conference. You can see the glue lam [...]

A Spatial Metaphor of Law: McAllen Attorney’s New Office Building Expresses Progressive Architecture from the Inside-Out

In most cases, office design in South Texas falls within a fairly standard set of rules and ideas: 4 walls, Spanish Colonial style,EIFS finish painted in natural non-offending tones. The fairly simplistic and non-evoking (vernacular should I say) architecture leads one to think that the bulk of the costs must go into the interior finishes [...]