Tag Archives: Miró Rivera Architects

LifeWorks by Miro Rivera Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 29 Apr 2014 5:32 pm | Other

LifeWorks is a non-profit organization offering a model of sustainable design for the low-income neighborhoods and it is located in East Austin, Texas. The new branch was designed by the practice of Miro Rivera Architects and it acts as a hub for educational and financial literacy in Central Texas. The structure has a 5 star sustainability rating from the Austin Energy Green Building and it was designed as a play on the “dog trot” breaking the building into two main…

Tree House by Miró Rivera Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 1 Apr 2014 4:41 pm | Homes

The Tree House is a residential project designed by the practice of Miro Rivera Architect and it is located in Austin, Texas on a steel and sloping site. The designers created a contemporary home with two curving rooflines one at the street front with a concave shape to create a low façade that ensures the privacy needed form the bedrooms and for the study areas while also maintaining the scale of the rest of the buildings in the neighborhood. The…

Residence 1414 by Miro Rivera Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 13 Jan 2014 8:13 pm | Homes

Located in a historical neighborhood of Austin, Texas, the Residence 1414 is a house that was originally built in the 1940s and it was recently renovated by the practice of Miro Rivera Architects being brought up to contemporary standards. The residence received some transformation during the 1980s which the current owners consider to be unsuccessful and thus a return to the original design was desired so that the true nature of the house would be displayed. So the designers had…

Circuit of The Americas by Miró Rivera Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 2 Jul 2013 10:48 am | Other
Grand Plaza & Amphitheater
Courtesy of Circuit of the Americas

The Circuit of The Americas is the first Formula 1 Grand Prix facility built specifically for this purpose in the United States and it was designed by the practice of Miro Rivera Architects in Austin, Texas. The project includes an Observation Tower, a Grand Plaza, The Austin360 Amphitheater which has 6500 seats, the MainGrandstand, ticket buildings, concession areas and two bridges above the tracks. The track has a length of 3.4 miles and the designers focused on dynamism and precision…




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