AIA Dallas 2014 Design Awards
Texas Architect magazine features the AIA Dallas 2014 Design Awards.
Texas Architect magazine features the AIA Dallas 2014 Design Awards.
Architect-designed bus stops in San Antonio, Austin, and Dallas are adding a bit of design to street corners.
Rhotenberry Wellen Architects and Shipley Architects team up for the design and construction of the Kidd Spring Park Pavilion in Dallas — the latest addition to the Dallas Park and Recreation Department’s growing Park Pavilion program.
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.
The highway proposals for Dallas have the potential to get traffic moving in the right direction.
AIA Dallas’ 2B An Architect, held on March 7, invited high school sophomores to explore a career in architecture.
Texas Architect magazine features the 2014 Preservation Texas Honor Awards.
ON THE COVER: The Richards Group's new Dallas headquarters stands over Dallas commuters as a beacon of shimmering color and democratic ideals in the workplace.
“Dallas Modern” showcases some of the finest modern houses in the city. Reviewer Eurico Francisco, AIA, calls the book “a visual and intellectual delight.”
The Texas Society of Architects 2015 Convention and Design Expo focuses on the theme of “Stories.” Keynotes by architect Brad Cloepfil and poetry slam champion Rives will anchor the convention, which will include some 70 educational sessions, 30 tours, and dozens of events.
Historic Texas courthouses, modern residences of Dallas, the potential of tiltwall construction, and a curated series of houses by Alterstudio Architecture — we review four new books exploring a wide array of architectural topics.
Artist Kim Cadmus Owens’ work documents Dallas’ urban landscape, past and present, using layered colors and letterpress printing techniques to create formally complex images and visually stunning records of the city’s architectural landmarks.
How do you create a space that is part art and part trigger for community and creativity? Artist Piero Golia and architect Edwin Chan sought to solve that puzzle with “Chalet Hollywood,” an interactive exhibit soon to be recreated at the Nasher Sculpture Center.
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.
The new Parkland Hospital, a megablock more than two million square feet in size, embraces the landscape and the city beyond its boundaries.
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.
With the Connected City Design Challenge, Dallas is taking steps to link downtown to the Trinity River. Proposals by Ricardo Bofill of Taller de Arquitectura, the Office for Metropolitan Archi¬tecture (OMA), and STOSS + SHoP all rethink the city’s urban ecologies.
The 2013 AIA Dallas 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.
With the opening of the new restaurant pavilion designed by Thomas Phifer, Klyde Warren Park’s success should only increase — its transformation of downtown Dallas is nothing short of astonishing.
Willis Winters, FAIA, is in the position to have the greatest impact on the quality of life in Dallas of any public official.
In commemoration of its 10th anniversary, the Nasher Sculpture Center is presenting Nasher XChange, a dynamic public art exhibition consisting of 10 commissioned works by 10 renowned artists at 10 diverse sites throughout the city of Dallas.
Award winners announced for the 2013 Preservation Texas Honor Awards.
A proposal to remove a 1.4-mile stretch of Interstate 345 in Dallas has inspired debate about the revitalization of downtown.
With support from the Nasher Sculpture Center, artist Rick Lowe is transforming Dallas’ Vickery Meadow neighborhood through art and architecture.
Gensler’s Dallas office strikes a beautiful balance between old and new at the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Transparency to the street is key to the success of the Dallas City Performance Hall.
Ron Stelmarski, AIA, is pushing for a cultural change in the Perkins + Will Dallas office — and it is all about design.
The City of Dallas and the Trinity Commons Foundation hosted the grand opening
public celebration of the Continental Avenue Bridge and West Dallas Gateway.
The Nasher Sculpture Center’s upcoming exhibition, “Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio,” promises a treasure-trove of the London-based firm’s drawings, models, and mock-ups.
Among the faux-Parisian, Italianate, and Spanish-style block-busters in Dallas' Highland Park neighborhood, Buchanan Architecture’s Mockingbird Residence stands out.
Klyde Warren Park, the deck park over Dallas’ Woodall Rodgers Freeway, officially opened the last weekend in October, attracting more than 44,000 celebratory visitors.
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.
For Dot Brandt and her architect, Michael Malone, the enthralling pathway to a custom house was very much in sync with the language of the book, The Place of Houses: “You bind the goods and trappings of your life together with your dreams to make a place that is uniquely your own.”
Carol and Peter York sought out Upchurch Architects — the original designers of their Dallas residence — to compliment their home with deceivingly simple pool house.
At 64 Vanguard Way in Dallas, Max Levy has created a simple composition that represents a thoughtful and rigorous response to the challenges of the site. The house combines subtle connections to nature with playful gestures in the art of dwelling that both suit and delight the couple that lives there.
With Gurley Place — an affordable senior housing development located across the street from Jubilee Park in Dallas — buildingcommunityWORKSHOP recognized the significance of community engagement as a way of maintaining one of the most intact, early twentieth-century neighborhoods in the city and responding to the dire need for housing.
The Perkins+Will-designed Zan Wesley Holmes Jr. Middle School (ZHMS) is a 202,000-sf progressive school that uses both technology and the building itself to teach and promote environmental stewardship to younger generations.
Highland Park Village and NorthPark Center in Dallas, and the Galleria in Houston all blazed trails as shopping centers that spurred urban development. And today they continue to be examples of successful retail design, which from their inceptions sought to create a unique sense of place.
The Gensler-designed Patina store, a new retail concept offering floor and wall-covering products along with in-house interior design consultation in Dallas, is an ambi¬tious attempt by Acme Brick to fill a void in the marketplace while creating an entirely new shopping model.
Pedro Gadanho, curator of Contemporary Architecture at the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and Mark Lamster, the new architectural critic for the Dallas Morning News, discuss their latest projects.
The Second Annual Texas Architects Design Conference: Collections was held in Dallas, Feb.22–24, 2013. The event was co-chaired by Michael Malone, AIA, and Mark Wellen, AIA, and was based at the Dallas Center for Architecture.
“Fair Park Deco” is the third book by this author duo on Texas Art Deco. Jim Parsons and David Bush detail the Fair Park (Dallas) collection of Art Deco buildings, murals, sculptures, fountains, and landscape design, which are unrivaled nationally.
Bodron+Fruit’s careful rehabilitation and restoration of Philip Johnson’s Beck House in Dallas resulted in a livable home that is true to both its historic character and the lifestyle of the new owners.
Natural light is essential to architecture, but when thinking about the sunlight in Texas, one of its qualities seems to dominate all the others: heat. Shade structures by architects Bud Oglesby, FAIA; O’Neil Ford, FAIA; Max Levy, FAIA; Murray Legge, FAIA; and Foster + Partners provide significant examples of passive designs to beat the heat.
A motivated Dallas Independent School District (DISD), in collaboration with the local community and partnering colleges, engaged SHW Group to build the kind of school most only talk about: the Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Collegiate Academy.
Morphosis Architects has claimed possibly the most visible place in the conversation about Dallas’ object buildings with the fractured, vertical form of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
Graduate students at The University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture got a helping of real-world design experience thanks to a partnership with West Dallas Investments (WDI).
Dan Shipley’s Design Shop is a subtle statement in the successful layering of materials.