News and Events

The Texas Society of Architects invites you to explore our News and Events section, as well as the rest of our site, to learn more about the people, places, and issues that compose the voice for Texas architecture.

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Design Awards Jury Announced

The three jurors for this year’s TxA Design Awards are Marcio Corgan, Hon. AIA, David Miller, FAIA, and Julie Snow, FAIA. As a reminder, entries are due April 4.

March 22, 2017

Advocacy Update: Relevant Bills

David Lancaster, Hon. AIA, tells us about the bills architects should watch during the 85th Legislative Session.

March 21, 2017

2017 Convention Hotel Now Accepting Reservations

Make your hotel reservations for our 78th Annual Convention and Design Expo in Austin. Group rates expire October 2.

March 20, 2017

This Week in Advocacy— HB 2170: Where Does Implied Warranty Belong?

David Lancaster takes a closer look at implied warranty and HB2170.

March 06, 2017

Michelle Addington Named Dean at UTSOA

Starting July 1, Michelle Addington will be the Dean of The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture.

March 06, 2017

Architects Day Roundup

On February 7, Texas architects descended on the Capitol for a day of legislative action (and snakes!).

February 15, 2017

2017 Texas Fellows

The AIA College of Fellows has 178 new members. Thirteen Texans are part of the 2017 Class!

February 10, 2017

Legislative Preview

With a new legislative session just beginning, David Lancaster, Hon. AIA, Senior Advocate, runs down some issues that could impact architects during this year’s Regular Session, which runs through Memorial Day.

January 26, 2017

Cotton Gin Receives AIA Honor Award

AIA National recently announced its 2017 Honor Award winners. Among those was Antenora Architects’ Cotton Gin at the Co-Op District in Hutto.

January 25, 2017

Check Your Selfie Before You Wreck Your Selfie

El Paso’s AGENCY Architecture designed a selfie wall installation as part of Chalk the Block, an annual event sponsored by the City of El Paso Museum and Cultural Affairs Department.

January 23, 2017

Top 5 Reasons YOU (Yes, You) Should Go to Architects Day

Wendy Heger, AIA, provides the top 5 reasons to attend Architects Day.

January 02, 2017

McAllen: An Architectural Panorama

Participants in the 24th Annual Building Communities Conference of the Lower Río Grande Valley Chapter of the American Institute of Architects began a two-day conference at South Padre Island with a daylong, preconference tour on September 29 that focused on domestic architecture in the border city of McAllen.

December 13, 2016

Lake|Flato Settles Into East Austin Office

Lake|Flato, a fixture of San Antonio for 30 years, has recently opened an Austin outpost. The team, which has been working in the city since March, moved into a new space on the East Side in October. The firm has signed a five-year lease for the space and has plans to grow.

December 13, 2016

Bullet Train Winners Chosen

The winners of Texas Central’s student design competition have been announced.

December 13, 2016

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Architect Who Has Everything

Texas Architect presents 10 holiday gift ideas for the design-loving friends, family, and colleagues in your life, starting with stocking stuffers under $5.00.

November 23, 2016

TxA Holiday Hours

The office of the Texas Society of Architects will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will close at noon on Wednesday, November 23, and re-open on Monday, November 27.

November 22, 2016

TxA Responds to AIA Post-Election Letter

TxA responds to AIA post-election letter.

November 17, 2016

2017 Design Conference

The Texas Society of Architects Sixth Annual Design Conference, "Clarity," will happen in Marfa on February 24–26.

November 08, 2016

2017 Architects Day

Architects Day will take place on February 7. Architects from across the state will converge on the Texas Capitol to meet with legislators to promote the importance of architectural design for urban planning. Register today to help us spread our message.

October 31, 2016

Jim Hendricks, FAIA

Remembrances of Jim Hendricks, FAIA.

October 20, 2016

Future Convention Dates

Save the dates for future Annual Conventions of the Texas Society of Architects.

October 11, 2016

Patrick Swearingen Chumney, AIA Emeritus: 1933-2016

Patrick Swearingen Chumney, AIA Emeritus, passed away on October 4, 2016.

October 10, 2016

Welcome, New Members!

A warm welcome to all of our new members since the beginning of 2016.

September 28, 2016

Blast from the Past

Recently, TxA received a postcard from Robert Bumann of Florida. A piece of architectural history, the card depicts a building at The University of Texas at Austin that no longer exists.

September 27, 2016

Studio Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 2016 TxA Studio Award winners! Aaron Seward traveled to New York City and met the studio awards jury at the offices of Diller Scoifidio + Renfro (DS+R).

September 23, 2016
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