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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.
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.
2017 Design Conference
The Texas Society of Architects Sixth Annual Design Conference, "Clarity," will happen in Marfa on February 24–26.
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.
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.
A Texas Architect at the Paris Climate Talks
Rives Taylor, FAIA, of Gensler’s Houston Office, was on the scene to see how the U.N. is including the built environment in the discussion of global climate change.
Reverse Engineering the Rent: Prototype Housing for Modest Means
A proposal by Edward M. Baum, FAIA, takes into account the necessities of life in the DFW Metroplex and comes in at a cost of $80/sf.
HKS architect Bryan Trubey, FAIA, designs stadiums around the world. He sees these buildings as the ultimate civic setting, drawing people of all cultures together in the spirit of competition.
Max Levy, FAIA, talks about Venice and finding inspiration in the work of Carlo Scarpa.