Integration of the site, architecture, and the buildings created a lot of different types of experiences and really wove together as a campus.
—  Kirsten R. Murray, FAIA

Location Austin
Client All Saints Presbyterian Church
Architect Andersson/Wise
Design Team Arthur Andersson, FAIA; Chris Wise, AIA; Matthew Lewis, AIA; Robin Logan; Greg Montgomery; Jonny Aljets; Justin Scanio; Lauren Holle; Meegan Beddoe; Benjamin Hamilton; Justin Dill
Contractor Zapalac/Reed Construction
Structural Engineer Architectural Engineers Collaborative
MEP Engineer EEA Consulting Engineers
Civil Engineer LJA Engineering
Geotechnical Engineer Terracon
Accessibility Altura Solutions
Lighting KL Lighting Studios
Landscape Architect Madrone Landscape Architecture
Custom Furniture Macek Furniture Company; Blacksmith Industries; Ratigan Schottler
Custom Architectural Elements Blacksmith Industries

The first of two phases of a new campus for All Saints Presbyterian Church includes a sanctuary, social hall, classrooms, and administrative offices. Thin in section, the various buildings are oriented to take advantage of prevailing breezes. The architects shaped the sloped site in a way that preserved native live oaks and created an exterior courtyard between the structures, and limestone excavated during the process was used for retaining terraces. The material palette — hand-rubbed plaster on concrete, wood board siding, and standing-seam metal roofing — further ties the campus to its natural setting and ensures the buildings will age gracefully.

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