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Texas Society of Architects 25-Year Award

This award recognizes a building of enduring significance that has withstood the test of time by retaining its central form, character, and overall architectural integrity. The accolade was presented during the Society’s convention in Austin on October 19.  Temple Emanu-El is only the seventh building recognized by the Society since 1997.  Last year, I.M. Pei’s Fountain Place, also in Dallas, was honored. Members of the 25-Year Award jury were Craig Reynolds, FAIA, president of the Society; Tommy Cowan, FAIA, Lifetime Achievement medalist in 2011; President-Elect Lawrence Speck, FAIA; Brian Kuper, chair of the Design Awards Committee; Michael Malone, chair of…

Fountain Place Wins 25-Year Award

The annual award recognizes one building completed 25 to 50 years earlier that has stood the test of time by retaining its central form, character, and overall architectural integrity. The award will be presented on Oct. 28 in Dallas during the convention’s first general session. A panel of five judges reviewed seven nominations before unanimously selecting Fountain Place during a teleconference held on July 6. Members of the jury were Dan Hart, president of the Society; Ray Bailey, FAIA, 2010 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Medal; Sarah M. Whiting, Assoc. AIA, dean of Rice University’s School of Architecture; Michael Malone,…