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Advocacy Update: State vs. City
TxA's Senior Advocate, David Lancaster, Hon. AIA, sheds some light on the tug-of-war between state and local power that has arisen this legislative session.
Design Awards Jury Announced
The three jurors for this year’s TxA Design Awards are Marcio Kogan, Hon. AIA, David Miller, FAIA, and Julie Snow, FAIA. As a reminder, entries are due April 4.
Advocacy Update: Relevant Bills
David Lancaster, Hon. AIA, tells us about the bills architects should watch during the 85th Legislative Session.
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.
Architects Day Roundup
On February 7, Texas architects descended on the Capitol for a day of legislative action (and snakes!).
Current Magazine Issue
In this issue we feature six houses, five of them in Texas, one outside of the state but designed by a Texas architect. While of varying character, each project exhibits a sensitive approach to site conditions and client wishes. Also presented are two prominent restoration projects and the new Knoll showroom and office in Houston.
A Machine for Healing
The new Parkland Hospital building has been called the world’s first all-digital hospital, a healthcare facility where technology and design merge to improve functionality, lessen the institutional feel, and stay on the cutting edge of advances in medical science.
Best of International Product Design
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.
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.
Austin-Based Kasita Wins SXSW Innovation Award for Smart Cities
The modular micro-housing units are activated by smart technology and can be picked up and moved from city to city.
Rita Catinella Orrell features a few of the new sustainable products on display at last October’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in New Orleans.
The Shape of Texas Episodes
|17/26||San Augustin Plaza||Laredo|
|15/18||Royal Theater/Courthouse Square||Archer City||1996|
|14/03||St. Paul Square||San Antonio|
|12/04||Bienvivir Holistic Care Facility||El Paso|
|10/18||Warren Skaaren Environmental Learning Ce||Austin||2003|
|09/24||Cotton Gin/Warehouse Complex||Lubbock||1937|
|09/09||Killam Companies Headquarters||Laredo||2001|
|07/26||Hamilton Senior's Residence||Laredo||1920|
|06/13||El Barrio Azteca||Laredo|