VIDEO: Society’s Craig Reynolds Talks Contemporary Dallas Architecture

The interview with Craig Reynolds, FAIA, featured three of the 13 projects selected by the Society as the must-see examples of contemporary Texas architecture. To see all the buildings selected, view the gallery above, or visit the Architizer website. 

Lines of Yellow, Green, Red, and Blue

Craig Reynolds, FAIA 2012 Texas Architects President There were no flashing yellow lights, no audible warnings of impending doom, not a single smushed student at this point of cross circulation; simply two parallel rails laid in the brick pavers entering off a bordering street and exiting between the buildings of the modern urban campus. The steel tracks weave through the mall, past a cascading water feature, landscaped court, expansive steps, and students hustling off to classes. And occasionally, the electric train glides by, taking passengers to, from, and through the university and city destinations. Portland’s mass transit began operating in…

Texas Architects Announces 2012 Leadership

2012 Texas Society of Architects President Craig Reynolds, FAIA Craig Reynolds, FAIA, is a managing principal/president with Brown Reynolds Watford Architects. Established in 1984, the firm found a niche in institutional architecture, working for those within governmental entities, school districts, and universities. Reynolds graduated from Texas A&M University with degrees in environmental design and architecture. He served as president of AIA Dallas in 2004 and is the recipient of many honors and awards, including the 2009 Award for Community Service in Honor of James D. Pfluger. His community service has resulted in the planning and funding of $2.7 billion of…