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Calendar / Events
BLOG | Save the Date! Facades+AM Heads to Houston This June
On June 18, AEC industry leaders will convene in Houston at the Facades+AM conference for a look at the latest developments in the world of building enclosures.
Renzo Piano Meets Artists Downtown
TxA member Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA, visited Renzo Piano's Whitney Museum on opening day to share his impressions of the building, its ties to Texas, and the inaugural exhibition. The new Whitney's true success lies not in its architecture, he writes, but rather in its role as "an urban playground for the arts."
BLOG | Project ArchiTX: Riverview Way House
Tom Hurt Architecture toes the line between the familiarity of the traditional 1950s brick house, and bold, modern volumetric additions in the Riverview Way House in Houston.
BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Nick Jackson, Assoc. AIA
Nick Jackson, Assoc. AIA, of PDR talks to Texas Architects about falling in love with Houston, the ins and outs of Reddit, and encouraging fellow young architects to approach the profession with "bright eyes and grand ambition."
2015 Design Awards — Winners Announced
We are pleased to announce the recipients of our 2015 Design Awards. Fourteen projects were selected from among 256 entries. This year's jurors were: Karl A. Backus, AIA, of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson; Alex Krieger, FAIA, of NBBJ and Harvard University Graduate School of Design; Bruce Lindsey, AIA, of Washington University's Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts; and Jennifer Yoos, FAIA, of VJAA and University of Minnesota School of Architecture.
Current Magazine Issue
This issue looks at the bold use of color in diverse architectural projects. Red is a signature statement in a tiny gem of a Hill Country studio. The glazed skin of the newly-built Richards Group building in Dallas reveals a stunning array of interior colors. In an Austin office lobby, CNC-cut felt murals depict the blues and greens of the local landscape. Rand Elliott’s striking use of color, restrained in the Marfa Contemporary, is on full, whimsical display in an Oklahoma car park.
Nested House, a guesthouse built around a traditional sauna, supports full-range living and achieves spatial efficiency through thoughtful program placement.
Curtain Wall Call
Can a 500-ft-tall glass box in Houston possibly be a good idea? The recent expansion of high-rise office buildings says yes.
Rehabilitation and Recovery
After the double whammy of Hurricane Ike in 2008 and the great Texas drought of 2011, the unthinkable happened in Houston’s Memorial Park: Half of the trees died.
For Kathleen English, AIA, of English & Associates, water management is one of the first things she thinks about when approaching a new project.
Tex-Fab 2015: Plasticity
The University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture will host the TEX-FAB 2015 event March 26–29.
The Shape of Texas Episodes
|17/25||John S. Dunn Outreach Center||Houston||2006|
|17/04||Downtown Tunnel System||Houston||1926|
|16/18||1911 U.S. Post Office||Houston||1911|
|16/13||Old Humble Building||Houston||1921|
|16/02||"Sarofim Research Building, UT Health Science Center"||Houston||2006|
|15/20||Canal Street Apartments||Houston||2005|
|15/11||JP Morgan Chase Tower||Houston||1980|
|15/09||"Univ. of Texas Health Science Center, School of Nursing"||Houston||2004|
|15/02||Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden||Houston||1976|