Meetings, conferences, and other upcoming architecture events in the state.
The first annual AIA Brazos Gingerbread Build Off will showcase the confectionary design and construction skills of local architects, engineers, and contractors, building gingerbread structures as they compete for bragging rights in the categories of Tallest Standing Structure, Best Holiday Theme, Best Aggie Theme, Best Iconic Architecture, and People’s Choice. All in support of architectural education programs! Come out to watch the build (10am-3pm), vote for your favourite in the People’s Choice category, have your kids build their own creations…More Information
Barry Bergdoll, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, and the former Philip Johnson Chief Curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, will discuss MoMA's history as a world leader in architectural exhibitions and how museums can help articulate challenges and frame responses to current design problems as they relate to climate change, housing, and urban form.More Information
Looking north, two mountain ranges loom with a chasm between them. El Paso’s literal translation is “The Pass.” Applied to people, time, literature, and geography “passage” is an open word that prompts questions. It can be used to apportion meaning, to define limits, or present a way through. El Paso/Juarez, as the world’s largest borderplex, is an excellent place to investigate how overlapping, interchanging, complex social and geographic factors can impact design.More Information