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New School

by: Ryan Flener, Assoc. AIA

New educational approaches demand architectural innovation; Richard J. Lee Elementary, a net-zero building that defies traditional school layouts, stands as one example of best-in-class design.

Greg Folkins  and Luis Ayala, AIA
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Networks for Resilience

The National Resilience Initiative, which seeks to establish a network of design studios that focus on developing built environments that are resilient in the face of natural disaster, recently added two new studios to its roster.

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San Antonio Military Medical Center Recognized for Sustainable Design

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.

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The Desert, and All Its Beauty

Chrisine Ten Eyck’s design of 2.5 acres of a West Texas ranch transformed a once-degraded landscape into a getaway that celebrates its desert setting while serving as sanctuary for urbanites in need of respite.

Bill Timmerman
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Notes on a Jury

by: Ashley Craddock

The 13 projects selected as the Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Awards represent a range of typologies, styles, and a distinct Texas vernacular.

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The Art in Architecture

by: Igor Siddiqui

Austin-based artist Josef Kristofoletti believes in a reciprocal and mutually enriching relationship between paintings and buildings.

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Amarillo Museum of Art Biennial 600 – Sculpture

by: Leigh A. Arnold

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.

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AIA Austin Design Awards

AIA Austin announces its 2015 Design Awards winners.

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AIA Houston Design Awards

AIA Houston announces its 2015 Design Awards winners.

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Mathematical Mind

With plans for the 1,800-sf Sixton House, designer John Houser establishes a radically fresh approach to residential design at the same time that he returns to architecture’s mathematical roots.

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Products

by: Rita Catinella Orrell

Using new technologies and traditional craftsmanship, the designers and manufacturers of these new furnishing options transform humble materials into functional pieces of art.

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The Farmer and the Cowman

by: Brantley Hightower, AIA

Traditional architectural projects are now the noteworthy outliers.

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Chinmaya Mission

by: Jen Wong

Miró Rivera Architects’ Chinmaya Mission Austin is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.

Paul Finkel | Piston Design
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Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center

by: Dr. Kathryn E. O’Rourke

Lake|Flato Architects’ Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center is good for the earth.

Casey Dunn Photography and Dror Baldinger, AIA
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Dixon Water Foundation Josey Pavilion

by: Margaret Sledge, AIA

Lake|Flato Architects' Dixon Water Foundation Josey Pavilion is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.

Casey Dunn Photography
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The Gourd

by: Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA

Overland Partners’ The Gourd is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.

Scott Adams; Patrick Winn, AIA; Fernando Ortega; and Maurice Flores
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F1 Tower

by: Al York, AIA

Miró Rivera Architects’ F1 Tower is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.

Miró Rivera Architects, Ted Parker Jr., and Paul Finkel|Piston Design
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Gardner

by: Navvab Taylor, AIA

Baldridge Architects’ Gardner transforms a 1960s post offices into a deftly orchestrated space for dining.

Casey Dunn Photography
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Parkland Hospital

by: Ron Stelmarski, AIA

The new Parkland Hospital, a megablock more than two million square feet in size, embraces the landscape and the city beyond its boundaries.

Assassi Productions
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New Hope Housing at Brays Crossing

by: Ben Koush

New Hope Housing at Brays Crossing demonstrates that affordable housing does indeed have a significant place in America.

Eric Hester, Bruce Glass, and Will Hermann
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Gallery at Turtle Creek

by: Ryan Flener, Assoc. AIA

JHP Architecture/Urban Design’s Gallery at Turtle Creek is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.

Rion Rizzo / Creative Sources Photography and
Jenifer McNeil Baker
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Vertical House

by: Ben Koush

Miró Rivera Architects’ Vertical House is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.

Miró Rivera Architects
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Decatur Street House

by: Gerald Moorhead, FAIA

Kinneymorrow Architecture’s Decatur Street House is a Texas Society of Architects 2015 Design Award winner.

Luis Ayala, AIA
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Pendleton Farms

by: Talmadge Smith, AIA

Tim Cuppett Architects’ Pendleton Farm blends a traditional Texas farmhouse vernacular with a modern sensibility.

Whit Preston
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CCR1 Residence

by: Eurico R. Francisco, AIA

Wernerfield Architects’ CCR1 Residence is a lakeside retreat that resists the obvious.

Robert Yu and Justin Clemons
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