The Meadows Foundation Funded Projects collection stores, preserves, and provides access to documents created specifically as part of a series of projects funded in 2008-2010 by the Meadows Foundation to revise certain of University of Texas School of Architecture courses to emphasize sustainability.

Recent Submissions

  • UT digital repository: Meadows Foundation funded projects collection contents, 2/27/2013 

    Carter, Robert (2013-02-27)
    Supplement to the final report on the project Ensuring Access in Perpetuity to Sustainability Content Using the University of Texas Digital Repository, listing the contents of the Meadows Foundation Funded Projects collection ...
  • Final report: phase 2 

    Carter, Robert (2013-02-27)
    Final report for the project Ensuring Access in Perpetuity to Sustainability Content Using the University of Texas Digital Repository, a project to collect and archive materials created under Meadows Foundation grant ...
  • Progress report: midway through phase two 

    Carter, Robert (2012-09-07)
    Report on materials collected, cataloged, and archived in the UT Digital Repository, covering the period of February 10, 2012, through August 31, 2012.
  • Progress report: completion of phase one 

    Carter, Robert (2012-02-23)
    Report on materials collected, cataloged, and archived in the UT Digital Repository, covering the period of December 1, 2010, through February 9, 2012.
  • Reading the Italian city 

    Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja (2012-02)
    Students in the UT School of Architecture's Study in Italy program were assigned to design a new community center for host city Castiglion Fiorentino. This slideshow presents a selection of student works, including models ...
  • How to 

    Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja; Hauser, Johanna (2011-07)
    A broad overview of the issues involved in designing sustainable buildings, and of how various construction methods and design features are used in sustainable architecture. Topics covered are: envelope, lighting, heating, ...
  • Case studies 

    Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja; Hauser, Johanna (2011-07-24)
    The overall topic of sustainable architecture is examined by looking at six "camps" within the sustainability movement, each of which emphasizes a different viewpoint and set of goals for sustainable design. Case studies ...
  • The High Line, New York, NY 

    Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja (2012-05-31)
    Visual documentation of the New York City High Line, an elevated rail line renovated to create a public park and greenspace between 2006 and 2011. Designed by James Corner/Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro; ...
  • 41 Cooper Square (Cooper Union academic and student services building) 

    Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja (2011)
    Visual documentation of the Cooper Union Academic and Student Services Building, New York, NY. Designed by Morphosis Architects, Inc., with Gruzen Sampton, LLP (associate architects). Designed 2004-2006; built 2006-2009. ...
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, after 2009 additions and renovations 

    Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja (2012)
    Visual documentation of renovations to the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, completed in 2009. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with FXFOWLE. Designed 2004. Photographed by Smilja Milovanovic-Bertram, June 1, ...
  • Urban Ecological Design Process / NOOS: Not Only One Solution 

    Steiner, Frederick R. (2012-01-23)
    Dr. Steiner discusses concepts and models of the planning process applied by other practitioners of urban design, then launches into an introduction to the approach to the planning process that he and co-author Danilo ...
  • Re-envisioning Airport Boulevard 

    Riley, Chris (2012-01-20)
    Austin City Councilman Chris Riley presents the case for redeveloping the section of Austin's Airport Boulevard between N. Lamar Boulevard and I-35 as a pedestrian-friendly mix of residences and commercial establishments.
  • Interventions at Favela Prado Lopes 

    Lara, Fernando (2010-07-19)
    A collection of images showing the process of re-building favela Prado Lopes, a notoriously violent neighborhood northeast of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photographs by Fernando Lara, 7/19/2010
  • M3 Arquitetura, Vazio S/A, Silvio Todeschi, Ana Assis, Alexandre Campos, MACh Arquitetos: Third Water Park (H3O) at Favela da Serra 

    Lara, Fernando (2010-07-14)
    The Third Water Park (H3O) was designed as an upgrade to the densely populated Favela da Serra neighborhood. This intervention project began in 2007. The park was never finished as designed (as of 2012); nevertheless, it ...
  • Architect Éolo Maia: Edifício Rainha da Sucata 

    Lara, Fernando (2010-07-14)
    Built in 1982, designed by Éolo Maia and Sylvio Podestá. Officially called The Touristic Support Center building, it was given the nickname Rainha da Sucata ("Queen of Scrap"). The building currently houses the Museu de ...
  • Architects Mendes da Rocha: Museum of Mines and Metal 

    Lara, Fernando (2010-07-14)
    Situated on the Praça da Liberdade (Liberty Square) Cultural Corridor, the museum occupies the Prédio Rosa building where the headquarters of the State Department of Education were formerly located. Renovation by by Paolo ...
  • Architect Éolo Maia: Barca do Sol Residential Building 

    Lara, Fernando (2010-07-14)
    Condominium complex, designed by Éolo Maia and Márcio Lima, built in 1976. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photograph by Fernando Lara, 7/14/2010.
  • Architect Humberto Hermeto: Villa Rizza 

    Lara, Fernando (2010-07-14)
    Original villa built in the 1920s; expanded to create a bar and restaurant in 2005. Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photograph by Fernando Lara, 7/14/2010.
  • Renovating Suburbia 

    Kleon, Meghan; Moore, Steven (2012-05)
    A study in community sustainability by the UT Austin School of Architecture in collaboration with the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center. The study is documented in three phases, with each phase outlined ...

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