Designed Chaos at Chaotic Moon

Designed Chaos at Chaotic Moon

      Tech firm Chaotic Moon keeps Austin weird and its employees happy with its newly renovated office. The city of Austin has long been held up as an oasis of culture and innovation in the heart of the Southwest, thanks to the mixing of tech-savvy graduates from the University of Texas and “weirder” [...]


Tech firm Dropbox bound for new Congress Avenue office building

Tech firm Dropbox bound for new Congress Avenue office building

    The six-story office building under construction at East Fifth Street and Congress Avenue in downtown Austin has landed its biggest tenant: Dropbox, a software firm that’s in line for city and state incentives.   San Francisco-based Dropbox will lease about 60,000 square feet — the top three floors of the new building called [...]


5-Story Think Tank HQ Coming to 9th & Congress

5-Story Think Tank HQ Coming to 9th & Congress

        More construction barricades appeared recently around a downtown building, signaling more change in Austin’s ever-changing downtown and representing the first significant project on the northern end of Congress Avenue in decades. The Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) is moving across the street from 900 Congress to 901 Congress Ave. An existing 2-story historic [...]


Taking a more worldly approach

Taking a more worldly approach

With previous stints in Germany and Chicago, Nathan Wilcox brings a global perspective to his new design job at Austin’s Sixthriver Architects   Jan Buchholz, Staff Writer- Austin Business Journal Sixthriver Architects recently snatched away Nathan Wilcox, one of Austin’s rising design stars, from BOKA Powell. The 34-year-old Texas native who was raised in Iowa will [...]


The Women Behind Sixthriver Architects

The Women Behind Sixthriver Architects

How to break in to a male-dominated industry. Monia Katarina Villasenor, Jill Lung and Katie Farkash are three of six shareholders in Sixthriver Architects. The architecture industry is still traditionally male-dominated. However, these women have found success with hard work and great advice along the way and want to give Austin Woman readers a few tricks of the [...]