BLOG | Field Constructs Design Competition
Texas Architect magazine, Ecology Action of Texas, and Pentagram invite you to participate in the first-annual Field Constructs Design Competition (FCDC). FCDC invites emerging designers, architects, landscape architects, and artists to submit proposals for temporary installations to be sited at the Circle Acres Nature Preserve in Austin. The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2015.
PDR to Host Pecha Kucha-Style Event at TxA Convention
On Thursday, November 6, as part of our 75th Annual Convention and Design Expo, PDR will host "Archi-Chat," a Pecha Kucha-style event featuring distinguished guests delivering short-form presentations on architecture, urbanism, landscape architecture, digital fabrication, urban agriculture, and more. Meet the presenters.
Do Ho Suh
Do Ho Suh's first major solo exhibition in the U.S. will be on view at The Contemporary Austin from September 20, 2014–January 11, 2015.
Akiko Kotani's latest installation,"Soft Walls," on display at the Woman & Their Work Art Gallery in Austin, exudes the fluidity of a woven textile while drawing inspiration from steel strength.
Austin-based architect and UT Austin assistant professor Igor Siddiqui’s latest experiments in plastic have resulted in "Bayou-luminescence," cast from translucent industrial urethane rubber, and “Protoplastic," a series of design experiments exploring the possibilities of biodegradable plastics.
Current Magazine Issue
Despite the state motto, bigger isn’t always better. This January/February issue of <em>Texas Architect</em> magazine takes a look at why building small matters.
Creek Show: Light Night
Austin’s Creek Show brought thousands of visitors to Waller Creek on a freezing night last fall to see installations by local architects and landscape architects.
A Yellow Pop-Up
Bart Shaw Architect redefines the typical farmers’ market tent.
Form Follows Fitness 5K
In commemoration of its 10th anniversary, the Nasher Sculpture Center is presenting Nasher XChange, a dynamic public art exhibition consisting of 10 commissioned works by 10 renowned artists at 10 diverse sites throughout the city of Dallas.
Igor Siddiqui created a biodegradable plastic for his installation at Tops Gallery in Memphis, Tenn.
Playing Up Waller Creek
Austin’s Waller Creek Conservancy continues its mission to draw attention to the neglected urban waterway. Waller Wall, a temporary installation designed by UT Austin students and Murray Legge, FAIA, was on display at SXSW.