AIA West Texas Design Awards

Cinco Camp Rhotenberry Wellen Architects, Midland This 800-sf project is located on a remote ranch in far West Texas (Brewster County). The owner desired a retreat that was economically and quickly constructed, causing minimal impact to the site. Recycled shipping containers were chosen as the primary building component, allowing remote pre-fabrication. Stripped of their paint and complemented by generously oversized roof canopies and bar-grate decking (all fabricated of weathered steel), they float lightly above the landscape. A strict four-ft planning module was adhered to, honoring the standard 8’ x 20’ dimensions of the containers, and yielding virtually zero waste in…

Governor Appoints Three to TBAE

Governor Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners for terms to expire Jan. 31, 2019. The board regulates the practice of architecture, landscape architecture and interior design throughout the state. Charles "Chuck" Anastos of Corpus Christi is president and co-owner of Chuck Anastos Associates LLC. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Texas Society of Architects, a member and past president of the Corpus Christi AIA, and a graduate of Leadership Corpus Christi. He is a past board member of the Corpus Christi Arts Foundation, past board member and…