AIA Houston Design Awards

Serving as this year’s jurors were: Craig Scott, IwamotoScott, San Francisco; Susan S. Szenasy, Editor in Chief, Metropolis magazine, New York; and Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton, New Haven, Connecticut.

Architecture over 50,000 sf

Houston Ballet Center for Dance
Showcasing classes and rehearsals through large windows into double-height studios, the center serves as a living billboard for dance.

Brockman Hall for Physics, Rice University
KieranTimberlake with Jackson & Ryan Architects
To fit the site, the building was split into two parallel bars connected by glass-enclosed bridges, with outdoor gathering spaces below.

Roy Kelly Multimodal Terminal and Parking Garage
Powers Brown Architecture
Located in Bryan, the new transit facility enlivens downtown with a mix of uses including transit, parking, retail, and offices.

Architecture less than 50,000 sf

Houston Pavilion, 2011 Chongqing International Garden Exposition
Morris Architects + SWA Group

Fish Camp

Natalye Appel + Associates Architects

Interior Architecture

Planning Design Research Office
Planning Design Research (PDR)

BG Group Houston Office

Planning Design Research (PDR)
See story in the May/June 2012 edition of Texas Architect, page 48.

Residential Architecture

Yoga Studio and Garden
Interloop — Architecture


Julia Ideson Building

9º House
Interloop — Architecture

HISD Belfort Early Childhood Center
Kirksey Architecture

Triniti Restaurant

Houston Food Bank
RdIR Architects Inc.

On the Boards

Hempstead Garden Research Center
Interloop — Architecture

Logan and Johnson Architecture

Information Technology and Media Center
Morris Architects

The InHouse OutHouse
Rice Building Workshop, Rice School of Architecture Graduate Students: Andrew Daley, Jason Fleming, Peter Muessig

Conceptual Projects

veloCity: Mapping Houston on the Diagonal
Peter Muessig, Student, Rice School of Architecture
See May/June 2012 edition of Texas Architect, page 24.

Divine Detail

REPEAT: Minimal Complexity
Vlad Tenu + TEX-FAB

Ceiling of Julia Ideson Building

Planning Design Research Office
Planning Design Research (PDR)