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Fountain Place Featured in The Shape of Texas Podcast

The Shape of Texas, Dallas, Volume 2 Since its completion in 1986, Fountain Place in downtown Dallas has been praised for both the geometrical precision of its 60-story tower clad in green glass and the extraordinary six-acre urban space that unfurls at its base. Originally known as the Allied Bank Tower at Fountain Place and designed by I.M. Pei and Partners with landscape architect Dan Kiley. Fountain Place received the 2011 Texas Architects 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,…

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,…