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Collaboration Between School of Architecture and City of Austin Addresses Sustainability, Affordable Housing and Urban Sprawl

The Alley Flat Initiative, a building program that has introduced green, affordable housing to East Austin, has created new model for urban development, according to the Center for Sustainable Development at The University of Texas at Austin.

Congressman Lloyd Doggett Helps Celebrate Housing Initiative Designed by School of Architecture Faculty, Students

Event: Housewarming party for dedication of an alley flat (a sustainable, detached secondary residential unit) in East Austin designed and built by students from the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin. When: Thursday, Aug. 27, 6-8 p.m.; U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett to speak at 6:30 p.m. Where: 904 B Lydia St.…   » Continue Reading

University of Texas at Austin Unites Project in East Austin with Virtual Reality World

A real-life community project in East Austin will premiere in Second Life, the popular virtual environment, on Dec. 6, allowing organizations and individuals the opportunity to learn from and reproduce designs created by University of Texas at Austin architects in collaboration with community partners.