Date/Time: Sunday, April 14, 1pm

What about Austin's built environment makes it such a great place to live, work, and play? Find out on this architect-led walking tour ranging from Republic Square Park to the Texas State Capitol. The 90-minute tour will provide insight into Austin’s unique sense of place by exploring the experiential qualities and cultural significance of our built environment. Sights will range from historic properties to contemporary architecture, including city parks and public art. Along the way, participants will learn how to "read the city" and gain a new appreciation for the impact of architecture and urban design.

Bud Franck is a Registered Architect in the state of Texas and a member of the AIA Austin's Field Guide to Architecture Task Force. In addition to his work as an Associate at Miró Rivera Architects, Bud is an avid photographer, traveler, graphic designer, and collector.