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McGingerbread Mansion Holiday Competition

Over the past couple weeks, Structures’ engineering elves have been hard at work. The team split into three groups to compete in the First Annual Gingerbread Mansion Competition, testing their skill on a different—but much tastier—level. The teams each received one gingerbread village kit to…

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The Gingerpendent

The Design With over 175 square inches of amenities spanning across fourfloors, the Gingerpendent offers the most significant and diverseassortment of candy, decorating classes, relaxation, and entertainment accommodations this side of the equator. Enjoy avibrant and energetic 3rd floor amenities deck or relax on the…

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Munchkin Mansion: A Residential Studio Product

The Team Jennifer Castilleja Project Manager Organized meetings Provided tools and general direction Staci K Chase Architectural Lead Provided vision for the project’s story Lead decorative efforts Hector Ortiz The Star Provided structural guidance and strategy Lead glazing efforts The Structure Design Challenges Structurally supporting…

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Santa and Mrs. Claus Bungalow Ho Ho Residence The North Pole

Project Scope When you think of Santa Claus, what comes to mind? Elves? Toys? Reindeer? None of that would have any contextwithout the sleigh. Our structure takes its inspiration from the vehicle that takes Santa across the globe and into the dreams ofchildren. It provides…

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Structures’ New Home

Structures’ New Home

Structures has grown significantly during our 26 years and after over 15 years in our old building, the time has come to move into a larger space. We are excited to announce our new address at: 6926 N. Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78752 We’re mere…

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Sean’s Ghoulish Crafts

Sean’s Ghoulish Crafts

A few days ago, a gargoyle began to perch above the office copier. Just as Punxsutawney Phil lets us know if winter will be shorter or longer, the arrival of the gargoyle means one of two things: it’s either Friday the 13th or it’s the…

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The Inaugural structure|austin Competition

The Inaugural structure|austin Competition

This is the first year for the structure|austin competition. structure|austin is an annual showcase recognizing structural excellence within the AEC community. Nominations are submitted for consideration and thirteen projects were in this year’s nomination list. Of these, three are chosen for recognition. We’re delighted to…

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25 Years of Excellence

25 Years of Excellence

In our previous video, Structures’ partners reflected on the early days of the firm. In this entry, the partners reflect on 25 years of Structures’ culture and growth.  Click below or here to learn more!

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NLand Surf Park

NLand Surf Park

Structures is proud to be providing the structural design services for the NLand Surf Park in Austin, Texas. The park will stretch nearly 160-acres; the surf lagoon will be the size of nine football fields. Levy Architects, Aptus Engineering, and .dwg are also part of…

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English in Mind

English in Mind

The English in Mind Institute is a non-profit English language school in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The institute was started by a non-governmental organization following the 2010 earthquake that crippled the most populous regions of the Haitian nation.  It is a now a community-taught and community-governed organization…

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