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2014 Texas Architects Leadership

NEWLY ELECTED 2014 OFFICERS President Val Glitsch, FAIA Val Glitsch Architect Houston President-Elect Michael J. Malone, AIA Michael Malone Architects Dallas Vice President, Advocacy Paul Bielamowicz, AIA Page Austin Vice President, Member Services Jennifer Workman, AIA Good Fulton & Farrell Vice President, Outreach Robert (Rocky) Lopez, AIA Lopez Salas Architects San Antonio Vice President, Practice Fernando Brave, FAIA Brave/Architecture Houston Secretary Bibiana B. Dykema, AIA Dykema Architects Corpus Christi Treasurer Jim Williams II, AIA Amarillo National Bank Amarillo AIA Regional Director John V. Nyfeler, FAIA John Nyfeler, FAIA Austin AIA Regional Director James R. Nader, FAIA Nader Design Group Fort…

Ray Bailey, FAIA (1942-2012)

Bailey started his career in 1967 after receiving his Master of Architecture from MIT. He worked for Caudill Rowlett Scott and was a principal at Omniplan before founding Ray Bailey Architects, Inc., in 1975. His firm, now known as Bailey Architects, received 65 design awards during his tenure for a diverse range of projects, including commercial, residential, educational, and ecclesiastical work. Accolades included Texas Architects’ 2001 Firm of the Year Award and the 2006 Award of Excellence in Historic Architecture from the Texas Historical Commission, in recognition of the company’s long-standing commitment to historic preservation — something Bailey was especially…

Turn Up the Volume!

The stage lights were warm and welcoming, not at all the petrifying event conjured in my subconscious. The butterflies and wobbly knees were not present as I ascended the stage steps to address the standing-room only crowd of 1400 colleagues gathered from across the breadth of our state’s boundaries. The audience faces were those of friends, new and old, that had journeyed to Austin for the Texas Society of Architects 73rd Convention — to be educated by those sharing their resourceful knowledge, to tour the vibrant energized city, to reminisce with classmates, and … to be influenced. Yes, the year’s…