2015 AIA Dallas Built Design Awards
AIA Dallas announces the winners of its 2015 Built Design Awards.
AIA Dallas announces the winners of its 2015 Built Design Awards.
AIA Fort Worth announces the winners of its 2015 Excellence in Architecture Design Awards.
Texas Architect magazine features the AIA Dallas 2014 Design Awards.
Interior Design magazine honorees for its 30th annual Hall of Fame Awards include David Lake, FAIA, and Ted Flato, FAIA, of Lake|Flato Architects.
The RTKL Dallas office has committed to performance-driven design and was honored by the 2014 Re-Thinking the Future Sustainability Awards late last year.
Texas Architect magazine features the 2014 AIA San Antonio Design Awards.
Texas Architect magazine features the 2014 Preservation Texas Honor Awards.
During his visit to Austin as part of the Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Awards jury, Alex Krieger, FAIA, takes time out of his busy schedule to deliver a lecture, “Principles for Remaking the Urban Waterfront.”
For Overland Partners architect Patrick Winn, the act of building unleashes creative potential. The Gourd, an award-winning, human-sized birdhouse, is a testament to the raw inventiveness that results.
Texas Architect magazine features the AIA West Texas Design Awards.
The RTKL-designed San Antonio Military Medical Center was selected as one of the 2015 “Top Ten Green Projects” by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment.
The 13 projects selected as the Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Awards represent a range of typologies, styles, and a distinct Texas vernacular.
Austin-based artist Josef Kristofoletti believes in a reciprocal and mutually enriching relationship between paintings and buildings.
The Amarillo Museum of Art (AMoA) debuts Biennial 600 — the sixth in an ongoing series of juried biennial exhibitions that explore specific areas of artistic practice through a particular material.
Traditional architectural projects are now the noteworthy outliers.
Miró Rivera Architects’ Chinmaya Mission Austin is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.
Lake|Flato Architects’ Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center is good for the earth.
Lake|Flato Architects' Dixon Water Foundation Josey Pavilion is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.
Overland Partners’ The Gourd is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.
Miró Rivera Architects’ F1 Tower is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.
Baldridge Architects’ Gardner transforms a 1960s post offices into a deftly orchestrated space for dining.
The new Parkland Hospital, a megablock more than two million square feet in size, embraces the landscape and the city beyond its boundaries.
New Hope Housing at Brays Crossing demonstrates that affordable housing does indeed have a significant place in America.
JHP Architecture/Urban Design’s Gallery at Turtle Creek is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.
Miró Rivera Architects’ Vertical House is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.
Kinneymorrow Architecture’s Decatur Street House is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.
Tim Cuppett Architects’ Pendleton Farm blends a traditional Texas farmhouse vernacular with a modern sensibility.
Wernerfield Architects’ CCR1 Residence is a lakeside retreat that resists the obvious.
Texas Society of Architects announces its 2015 Honor Awards.
Texas Society of Architects gives the 2015 25-Year Award to Dallas City Hall.
The Texas Society of Architects Studio Awards recognize unbuilt projects that demonstrate innovation and excellence in design. The 2015 jury was composed entirely of San Francisco Bay Area architects: Karl Backus, AIA, of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson; E.B. Min, AIA, of Min|Day; and Craig Scott of IwamotoScott Architecture.
The 2013 AIA Dallas Design Awards honored designs that respond to unique cultural, social, environmental, and contextual challenges.
The 2013 AIA Brazos Design Awards honored designs that respond to unique cultural, social, environmental, and contextual challenges.
Michael Malone Architects has been selected by AIA Dallas as the recipient of its 2013 Firm Award. The firm is being recognized for fostering a culture of commitment to the design community through its practice, publication, and professional involvement.
The Contemporary Austin was awarded a $9 million grant that will be used by the museum to create a sculpture garden on its 12-acre lakeside estate of Laguna Gloria.
The call for entries for the 2014 Brick in Architecture Awards was announced.
Award winners announced for the Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA’s 2013 Design Awards.
Award winners announced for AIA San Antonio’s 2013 Design Awards.
Award winners announced for the 2013 Preservation Texas Honor Awards.
AIA Austin announced the recipients of its 2014 Design and Honor awards competition in May. The jury included Steve Dumez, FAIA, of New Orleans, and Marsha Maytum, FAIA, of San Francisco.
The Texas Forestry Association (TFA) is seeking nominations for its 2014 Excellence in Wood Design Awards.
The statewide design awards wrapped up, and according to juror Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, there “is not a lot of formal gymnastics, just good, sound building.”
AIA Houston announced the winners of its 2014 Design Awards. The honored projects, selected from among 108 entries, are on display in an exhibition, along with the 2014 Student Biennial, running through September 26.
Houston’s Perforated House is a mash-up of virtuoso formal composition, a multifaceted conceptual program, and some tricked-out detailing that comes together in a compelling mix.
With the (Almost) All-American Home, Lantz Full Circle was determined to pursue the project as an exercise in the way architecture ought to be practiced.
John Grable Architects’ Green Lantern is defined by an extensive use of glass and operable walls that transform the house from a series of enclosed rooms to an expansive garden pavilion.
High nature is married to high design in Lake|Flato Architects’ Hog Pen Creek Retreat.
Clear structural articulation and a folded corrugated metal roof are the major architectural features of the Ottmers Residence, a project designed to be built by a client on a very tight budget.
Long limestone facades with floating roofs above them, Lake|Flato Architects’ SK Ranch is a contemporary take on a Hill Country ranch.
Big Tree Camp offers its inhabitants protection from the elements, while always maintaining a tactile connection to the outdoors.
Everything about bcWORKSHOP’s La Hacienda Casitas addresses how to keep 96,000 gallons of storm water on the property as long as possible so as not to inundate Harlingen’s storm system.
The Pearl Brewery Redevelopment strikes a delicate balance at the intersection of past and present, form and function, and residential and commercial spaces.
The Munday Library makes its place in architectural history by learning from its predecessors, rather than mimicking them, and by finding modern purposes for very old spatial types.
Slender pipe columns support a lofty roof while daylight pours into the soaring dining room at Andersson-Wise Architects’ Temple Dining Hall & Booth Student Center.
Multiple bottles of colorful soda are transformed into a glowing cube called Mestizo City by Muñoz & Company.
Austin’s Thinkery has transformed the children’s museum experience for kids and adults.
Transparency to the street is key to the success of the Dallas City Performance Hall.
The Hughes Warehouse by Overland Partners has transformed its San Antonio neighborhood.
Gensler converts a downtown Austin parking garage into a collaborative workspace.
Inga Saffron’s ground-level, sometimes cheeky, always laser-focused writing earned her the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, making her only the sixth architecture critic to win the award in its 44-year history, as well as the first in 15 years.
The Texas Society of Architects announced the winners of its 2014 Honor Awards.
The Texas Society of Architects announced Gerald D. Hines, Hon. AIA, as the recipient of the 2014 Cornerstone Award.
The Texas Society of Architects announced the Alley Theatre in Houston as the recipient of the Texas Society of Architects 2014 25-Year Award.
Risky Habit[at]: Dynamic Living on the Buffalo Bayou, by Peter Jay Zweig, FAIA, of the University of Houston, is among the 2014 Studio Award winners.
The In-Box House by Zui Lig Ng of the University of Houston is among the 2014 Studio Award winners.
The Middle Ground At-Risk Youth Boxing & Education Facility by Vincent John Ramirez II of The University of Texas at San Antonio is among the 2014 Studio Award winners.
The Law Enforcement Training Center at the First Responder Academy by Alamo Architects is among the 2014 Studio Award winners.
The Seaholm Intake Facility by Danze Blood Architects and Mell Lawrence Architects is among the 2014 Studio Award winners.
Five projects, three of which are done by students, are selected as the recipients of the 2014 Studio Awards.
The 2012 Exhibit of School Architecture spon¬sored by the Texas Association of School Admin¬istration (TASA) and the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Convention awarded the Caudill Award to Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving designed by Corgan Associates.
Recipients of the 2012 AIA San Antonio Design Awards were announced in November 2012. Selecting from 45 entries representing 24 San Antonio firms, the jury recognized three projects — Cross Timbers by Lake|Flato; Raymond Russell Park, Projects 1 & 2 by Diane Hays leading a student team; and Rockridge Gardens by Tobin Wells Smith — with Honor Awards.
Recipients of the 2012 AIA El Paso Design Awards were announced in November 2012. The El Paso County Family Youth and Services Center by Wright & Dalbin Archtiects, Albert Bacon Fall Mansion by ARTchitecture, and E.G. Chayo Community Center by Alvidrez Architecture all received Honor Awards
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) recognized projects across the state for their achievements and contributions to preserving and advancing the classical tradition in architecture, urbanism, and the allied arts. The 2012 John Staub Awards for Residential Architecture were presented to five projects.
A student team from the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture was recently awarded the 2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize for their measured drawings of Austin’s North-Evan Chateau submitted to the Historic American Building Survey (HABS).
The AIA Committee on the Environment is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects Awards.
Recipients of the 2013 AIA Fort Worth Design Awards were announced in January. Six firm projects and five student works were singled out for excellence in design as part of the chap¬ter’s Honors and Awards Program.
Renown for its diffusion of natural light, the roof of the Menil Collection comprises 300, 25-mm-thick, ferrocement leaves, which protect the building from the light and heat of the Texas sun. Completed in 1981 by Renzo Piano, the Menil received the 2013 AIA 25-Year Award.
MS&R created the largest single-story library in the United States by rehabilitating an abandoned Walmart in McAllen. The creative use of forms, materials, patterns, and colors to organize the interior space earned the interior design team a 2013 AIA Honor Award.
The North Central Texas Council of Governments is currently accepting applications for its Celebrating Leadership in Development Excellence (CLIDE) Awards.
Two Midland-based firms, Rhotenberry Wellen Architects and Travis Durham Architects were honored with AIA West Texas Design Awards.
Texas Architect features AIA Austin’s 2013 Design Awards. The competition recognizes outstanding architectural projects by members and promotes public interest in architectural excellence.
Texas Architect features a student-led design competition hosted by AIA Houston’s Committee on Architecture for Health (CAH).
San Antonio’s Lake|Flato Architects was among the five architects from around the world to receive a prestigious 2013 Global Award for Sustainable Architecture. Principal Ted Flato represented the firm at the ceremony and symposium at the Cité de l’architecture & du patrimoine in Paris.
The 2013 Texas Architects Design Awards jurors: Ann Beha, FAIA, of Ann Beha Architects in Boston; Julie Eizenberg, AIA, of Koning Eizenberg in Santa Monica; and Douglas Stockman, AIA, of el dorado in Kansas City honored a refreshing batch of 11 projects for their design excellence.
Texas Architect features the AIA Houston’s 2013 Design Awards.
Texas Society of Architects 2013 Design Awards jurors: Ann Beha, FAIA, Ann Beha Architects, Boston; Julie Eizenberg, AIA, Koning Eizenberg in Santa Monica, Calif.; and Douglas Stockman, AIA, el dorado, Kansas City, Mo. awarded 11 designs as this years winners.
This renovation and addition to an existing Austin bungalow by Alterstudio Architecture is a strong architectural idea existing easily alongside a distinct lack of pretension.
Dan Shipley’s Design Shop is a subtle statement in the successful layering of materials.
Using the original 1930s drawings, Schwarz Hanson Architects reconstructed the entire base 714 Main Street in Fort Worth — and this was just the beginning of the work to bring the building back to life.
Lake|Flato Architects successfully converted an abandoned apartment complex into a viable and interesting design at 1221 Broadway in San Antonio.
With its surprising cantilever and thin slits of blue sky framed in bright yellow, Cooper Joseph Studio’s Webb Chapel Park Pavilion in Dallas is a straightforward, yet playful design.
Surrounded by sandburs, the sea breeze, and a wide airstrip, the Fire|Beach House in Galveston is a surprising piece of contemporary architecture.
Powers Brown Architecture created a safe and inviting street presence with the clean lines and bright lights of the Roy Kelley Terminal and Parking Garage in Bryan.
Parking has never been so pretty; the T3 Parking Structure in Austin, by Danze Blood Architects, uses design to redefine the typically banal experience of parking.
SHW Group’s Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy redefines the public school building typology and looks to a bright the future.
Lake|Flato knows how to make an understated and entirely appropriate addition to the heart of a campus. Their design for the Health Services Building at Arizona State University says a lot about sitting well in one’s context.
Miró Rivera Architects’ LifeWorks building in East Austin stands out as a powerful example of elegance and sustainability meeting a very tight budget.
The Menil Collection, designed by Renzo Piano with Richard Fitzgerald & Associates and inaugurated in 1987, was selected by the Texas Society of Architects for its 25-Year Award.