Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition

Houston Endowment (HE), a leading Houston philanthropic organization, and design competition organizers Malcolm Reading Consultants, recently launched the global search for an outstanding design team of architects and landscape architects for HE’s new headquarters. The center, circa 40,000 s.f., will be HE’s new public face and will provide dedicated space for the organization’s team and community partners including, healthy workspaces, accessible and inspiring meeting places, and flexible engagement facilities. HE, established by Jesse and Mary Gibs Jones in 1937, does not actively fundraise; its funding is financed by an endowment currently valued at $1.3 billion. Founder Jesse Jones was a…