Download MBMA’s Updated Distilleries & Breweries Case Study

Date:July 26, 2020
Contact:Tony Bouquot, General Manager

Alamo Beer Brewery
ALAMO BEER BREWERY (Excerpt) When Lake|Flato partner Greg Papay, FAIA was approached by his former college roommate to design the award-winning Alamo Beer Brewery (Alamo) complex in San Antonio, Texas, he instinctively knew it had to be a metal building system. “That’s what I admire most about [metal buildings]—they’ve been refined to a point where they’re economical, efficient and beautiful. They capture all the aspects of what a building should be.” -Greg Papay, FAIA, Partner Lake|Flato Architects “At that time, my friend had not ‘made’ it just yet, so I wanted to use a material that wouldn’t require a lot of upkeep,” he says. “Metal can be a low-maintenance and low-cost solution, and it seemed like the right choice for the three separate buildings to house production space, offices and a beer hall.”
To read the full story about the Alamo Beer Brewery and other projects, download the updated Distilleries & Breweries case study here.