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At the Inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial

by: Ron Stelmarski

Described as the first international survey of contemporary architecture in North America, the biennial looked at the practice through the lens of art.

Steve Hall and Tom Harris
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Happy Birthday, Mr. Gerald D. Hines

by: Florence Tang

Architecture luminaries from around the country gather in Houston to honor the developer and swap stories about projects past.

Illustration by Jenny Catchings; Photo by Richard Payne, FAIA
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Thomas Colbert, AIA, 1954–2015

by: Bruce Webb

The architect and educator brought new opportunities to the University of Houston and engaged his students in costal disaster planning.

Craig Hartley
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Calendar, January–February 2016

Highlights of architecture and cultural happenings around Texas, including San Antonio’s Beaux Arts Ball, Contingent Beauty at MFA Houston, and Moderno at The Blanton.

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A Language of Movement

by: Leigh A. Arnold

Lawrence Halprin and his choreographer wife, Anna, developed a way of notating movement they called “Motation.” Its revelations influenced the design of Fort Worth’s Heritage Park Plaza.

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Domestic Wolf

by: Aaron Seward

Content Architecture designs a house for an artist and car enthusiast, then shifts gears in mid-construction

Peter Molick, Paul Hester
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2015 AIA Fort Worth Excellence in Architecture Design Awards

AIA Fort Worth announces the winners of its 2015 Excellence in Architecture Design Awards.

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The Prince

by: Aaron Seward

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Alejandro Aravena’s only completed work in the U.S. is a dormitory complex at St. Edward’s University in Austin.

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A New Building in Bryan, Designed for a Student Design Competition, May Soon Rise

by: Eurico R. Francisco, AIA

The winning project, by Texas A&M University architecture student Jaechang Ko, is a long, airy, one-story pavilion.

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Emery O. Young, Jr., AIA 1932 – 2016

by: W. Mark Gunderson, AIA

Established in 1971, Emery Young Associates was the most recognized modernist architecture studio of its day in Fort Worth.

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New Air Traffic Control Tower to Put Wings Over San Antonio’s Stinson Airport

by: Aaron Seward

HiWorks and Work5hop teamed up on the competition winning design, which references the early days of aviation and incorporates a civic lighting display.

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A Texas Architect at the Paris Climate Talks

by: Aaron Seward

Rives Taylor, FAIA, of Gensler’s Houston Office, was on the scene to see how the U.N. is including the built environment in the discussion of global climate change.

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Calendar, March-April 2016

Highlights of architecture and cultural happenings around Texas, including AIA Houston’s Celebrate Architecture Gala and Ann Veronica Janssens at the Nasher

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Best of International Product Design

by: Rita Catinella Orrell

Germany, Austria, and Sweden are just a few of the nations represented by the designers and manufacturers in this roundup, ranging from high-strength cement tiles to silk window curtains.

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Reverse Engineering the Rent: Prototype Housing for Modest Means

by: Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA

A proposal by Edward M. Baum, FAIA, takes into account the necessities of life in the DFW Metroplex and comes in at a cost of $80/sf.

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Campsite Rules

by: Aaron Seward
Architect: Charles Di Piazza, AIA & Chris Cobb, AIA

An activist client in Austin’s Heritage Neighborhood commissions an architectural think piece of a house to save a prominent site from the rampant march of stealth dorms.

Paul Bardagjy
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Touching Everything

by: Catherine Gavin

Sarah Whiting, Dean of the Rice University School of Architecture, encourages her students to articulate their architectural ideas for themselves as well as for the general public. Her goal is nothing less than preserving the profession's cultural relevance.

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2015 AIA San Antonio Design Awards

The winners of AIA San Antonio’s 2015 Design Awards.

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LRGV-AIA 2015 Design Awards

The winners of the Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA’s 2015 design awards.

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Bart Shaw Architect’s “Memory: Fairmount Park”

Bart Shaw Architect designs a series of picnic benches for Fort Worth’s Fairmount Park that subtly recall the site’s history.

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Behind the Scenes

by: Ronnie L. Self, AIA

Kendall/Heaton could be the most prominent Texas practice you’ve never heard about. Focusing solely on architect of record services, the firm has completed some of the state’s highest-profile projects, designed by a cast of the world’s most famous architects.

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by: Ryan Flener, Assoc. AIA

HKS architect Bryan Trubey, FAIA, designs stadiums around the world. He sees these buildings as the ultimate civic setting, drawing people of all cultures together in the spirit of competition.

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Healthcare International

by: Florence Tang, Assoc. AIA

WHR, working in collaboration with Arup and KHR Arkitekter, recently won a competition for a new hospital in Denmark. The design combines the best aspects of European and American approaches to health care.

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For Humanity

by: Tommy Stewart, AIA

Fort Worth architect Tommy Stewart, AIA, designed a school for earthquake-ravaged Haiti, an endeavor he considers to be among the most profound experiences of his life.

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Attention Getter

by: Patrick Michels

Linda Pace commissioned London-based architect David Adjaye to design her foundation’s “Ruby City” in order to raise San Antonio’s profile in the world of international architectural celebrity.

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Cross Culture

by: Michael Friebele, Assoc. AIA

A Dallas Developer from Switzerland hires a Japanese architect to design the next phase of his signature Uptown district, Harwood. Kengo Kuma’s design for the new Rolex Tower is a human-scale high-rise that relates to the street.

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Intersecting Interests

by: Jen Wong

Artist Robert Irwin’s reconstruction of a hospital at the former Fort D.A. Russell in Marfa dismisses disciplinary boundaries between art, architecture, life, and culture.

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Regarding the Grotesque

by: Kevin McClellan, AIA

Marc Fornes’ new installation “Spineway” in San Antonio straddles the boundary between art and architecture. As Kevin McClellan writes, it is “both-and.”

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Architecture Center Houston's Uncommon Modern Exhibition Members Only

See some of the Bayou City’s unexpected modern architectural gems.

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UT-Austin and Technical University of Munich Collaborate for 2015 Solar Decathlon Members Only

NexusHaus combines the 19th century typology of the dogtrot house with 21st century solar technology.

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Highlights of architecture and cultural happenings around Texas, including Meejin Yoon at The Magnolia Theatre and Ronen Sharabani’s Driscoll Villa Projection.

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In Place — Thoughts on a (North) Texas Vernacular

by: W. Mark Gunderson, AIA

A great diversity of peoples, wielding a wide variety of materials, have left their mark on the Lone Star State’s architecture. But can we say that a true Texas vernacular exists?

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Curated Feast Members Only

by: Florence Tang, Assoc. AIA

Knoll’s new showroom and office in Houston, designed by ARO, pays homage to the modern furniture-maker’s heritage while it looks to the future of interior architecture and design.

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Land Lover Members Only

by: Dror Baldinger, AIA

Perched on a ridge facing the majestic Grand Tetons, Welch Architecture’s Ridge House combines natural materials with wide-open views in a deferential play to the landscape.

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The Grit and the Grandeur

by: Aaron Seward
Architect: living architecture

Dallas-based three : living architecture, working with Roman and Williams, transformed San Antonio’s Pearl Brewery into a luxury hotel.

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Weather Room

Through minimalist multitasking, LOJO’s Weather Room takes portability to a new level.

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Guest Nest

by: Jen Wong

Nested House, a guesthouse built around a traditional sauna, supports full-range living and achieves spatial efficiency through thoughtful program placement.

Luis Ayala
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Cabin Fever

by: Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA

Urs Peter “Upe” Flueckiger and students of Texas Tech University College of Architecture build a smart and compact Sustainable Cabin in West Texas.

Urs Peter "Upe" Fleuckiger and Denny Mingus
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Edible Architecture

by: Catherine Gavin

Igor Siddiqui and Jen Wong are creating edible architectural materials for Austin’s April Fusebox Festival, thinkEAST Living Charrette to Shape a New Creative Community.

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Art, Politics, and Architecture on View in El Paso

“Citizen Culture: Artists and Architects Shape Policy” opens at The University of Texas at El Paso campus.

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Architecture of Space

by: Brantley Hightower, AIA

The story goes that the first word spoken on the surface of another world was the name of a Texas city.

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New Scenes in America Deserta

by: Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA

The Texas Tech University College of Architecture’s Land Arts of the American West program offers a wide-eyed, sunburnt trip that explores how we alter the land around us.

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Raw and Synthetic

by: Bruno Juricic, Gabriel Esquivel, and Stephen Caffey

The Design Research Lab at the Texas A&M University College of Architecture explores resiliency in terms of the raw and synthetic.

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Rehabilitation and Recovery

by: Ben Koush

After the double whammy of Hurricane Ike in 2008 and the great Texas drought of 2011, the unthinkable happened in Houston’s Memorial Park: Half of the trees died.

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Tex-Fab 2015: Plasticity

The University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture will host the TEX-FAB 2015 event March 26–29.

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AIA Dallas Presents: 2B An Architect

AIA Dallas’ 2B An Architect, held on March 7, invited high school sophomores to explore a career in architecture.

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Hill Country Apothecary

MF Architecture has reinvented a strip mall storefront and redefined expectations for drugstores with the Hill Country Apothecary project.

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Forward Lean

by: Michael E. Allex, AIA

Harlingen ISD’s new performing arts center is a modern archetype that breaks the valley mold and benefits from the subtle infusion of regional and cultural cues.

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Fourteen Acres and a Holl

by: Ronnie Self, AIA

Stephen Holl Architects’ grand vision for the Museum of Fine Arts Houston transforms an archipelago of buildings into a coherent campus, writes Ronnie Self.

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2014 Preservation Texas Honor Awards

Texas Architect magazine features the 2014 Preservation Texas Honor Awards.

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