Austin, TX 78748
Austin, TX 78733
Austin, TX 78703
Lexa M. Acker , AIA
Austin, TX 78745
Austin, TX 78704
Calendar / Events
Future Convention Dates
Save the dates for future Annual Conventions of the Texas Society of Architects.
Patrick Swearingen Chumney, AIA Emeritus: 1933-2016
Patrick Swearingen Chumney, AIA Emeritus, passed away on October 4, 2016.
Welcome, New Members!
A warm welcome to all of our new members since the beginning of 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.
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.
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.
Aalto’s Baker House dormitory at MIT inspires a study of student housing at UT Austin and a revival of the Modern Movement’s social aspirations.
Field of Dreams
Four installations — winners of the Field Constructs Design Competition — occupied a brownfield site in East Austin for two weeks in November. The projects on view drew attention to the quickly aligning trends of digital fabrication and environmental sustainability.
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.
The Independent Ups the Ante on Austin’s Urban Ambitions
Known locally as the Jenga Tower, the 665-ft-tall structure, designed by Rhode Partners, will be the tallest residential building west of the Mississippi.
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.
The Shape of Texas Episodes
|17/21||Mexican American Cultural Center||Austin||2007|
|17/14||Texas Historical Commission Library/Old Gethsemane Church||Austin|
|17/05||Deep Eddy Pool and Bathhouse||Austin||1936|
|16/14||"Main Building, St. Edward's University"||Austin|
|16/06||Austin Resource Center for the Homeless||Austin||2004|
|15/21||Austin Convention Center Parking Garage/Chilling Station||Austin|
|15/15||Whole Foods Market||Austin||2005|