November/December 2014

From a treasure-trove of drawings recently uncovered in the basement of the Ford, Powell & Carson Architects’ office to Andersson-Wise Architects’ use of watercolors during design development, to a fence modeled after knots in grains of wood and milled with CNC machines, the November/December issue of Texas Architect focuses on sketching and design process.

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September/October 2014

The 2014 Texas Architects Design Awards jurors Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, of Marlon Blackwell Architect in Fayetteville, Ark.; Andrea P. Leers, FAIA, of Leers Weinzapfel Associates in Boston; Tim Love, AIA, of Utile in Boston; and Mark Reddington, FAIA, of LMN Architects in Seattle collectively emphasized quality and clarity of design intent as they chose this year’s 16 award recipients. They also paid attention to and sought out what makes Texas architecture unique.

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July/August 2014

From purpose-built museums and galleries to new white-box interiors for former warehouses, we take a look at the relationship between architecture and art as well as the significant role these buildings play by creating cultural nodes in their communities.

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May/June 2014

Exceptional craft and a relationship with water characterize all of the projects in our "Water" issue. The Torcasso Residence in Santa Fe and Austin’s Cascading Creek House are two examples of the seamless integration of high-tech mechanicals and beautiful residential architecture. A section on “Rehabilitation” features a renovated mid-century dance pavilion built on the Gulf Coast and the new landscape architecture of an O’Neil Ford-designed home in San Antonio.

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March/April 2014

Our "Materials" issue details and critiques the highly anticipated Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum, and features the materials-focused 12th Street Studios in Austin and Dietert Ranch in Real County. A "Digital Fabrication" section highlights projects that are shaping the field and pushing its boundaries.

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January/February 2014

This issue explores the importance of urban design initiatives across the state, focusing on the increasing role of green infrastructure for the creation of successful public spaces.

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