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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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

2016 Honor Awards

Announcing the recipients the Texas Society of Architects 2016 Honor Awards. This program recognizes exceptional members, firms, individuals, and organizations for outstanding achievements in support of the profession of architecture, the built environment, and quality of life in Texas. Honorees will be recognized at our 77th Annual Convention and Design Expo, taking place on November 3–5 in San Antonio.

August 26, 2016

BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Alan G. Roberts, AIA

Alan G. Roberts, AIA, is the founder of “So You Want to Be an Architect,” a Facebook page dedicated to exploring the realities of a career in architecture. Roberts received his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa in 1982. An American citizen since 2002, he has worked on many projects in Northeast Texas, specializing in educational, religious, medical, and commercial work.

August 09, 2016

BLOG | Becoming an Architect: MFx Participants Gain Career Experience

Matt Fajkus Architecture's new MFx program incorporates students into the workplace.

July 06, 2016

Almost White Box

Minimal in form and color, clear and open in plan, this new home in Dallas by Morrision Dillworth + Walls was designed for empty-nesters looking to downsize.

July 05, 2016

BLOG | 2017 Texas Architect Editorial Calendar

The 2017 editorial calendar for Texas Architect magazine is now available.

July 01, 2016

BLOG | Architeens

UT Arlington's College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs hosts a camp for aspiring high school interior designers and architects.

June 30, 2016

Blank Canvas

Malone Maxwell Borson Architects give a family of five in Austin a pristine but durable abode that capitalizes on its enviable site overlooking the Colorado River.

June 27, 2016

BLOG | Update: UT Living Wall

Check out the finished living wall at The University of Texas at Austin.

June 24, 2016

BLOG | Houston's Uncommon Modern Exhibit Receives National Recognition

Houston's Uncommon Modern Exhibit receives Citation of Merit from the Docomomo US 2016 Modernism in America Awards.

June 24, 2016

BLOG | Michael Malone, AIA, on Reasons to Attend the TxA Prosperity Conference

Michael Malone, AIA, describes the benefits of attending TxA's inaugural Prosperity Conference, taking place on August 26 in Brenham.

June 21, 2016
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