Artist Robert Irwin’s reconstruction of a hospital at the former Fort D.A. Russell in Marfa dismisses disciplinary boundaries between art, architecture, life, and culture.
Fort Worth architect Tommy Stewart, AIA, designed a school for earthquake-ravaged Haiti, an endeavor he considers to be among the most profound experiences of his life.
Field of Dreams
Four installations — winners of the Field Constructs Design Competition — occupied a brownfield site in East Austin for two weeks in November 2015. The projects on view drew attention to the quickly aligning trends of digital fabrication and environmental sustainability.
Follow the Light
For the second year in a row, Creek Show lured the public to Austin’s Waller Creek at night with a series of brilliant installations by local architects and artists.
The Art in Architecture
Austin-based artist Josef Kristofoletti believes in a reciprocal and mutually enriching relationship between paintings and buildings.
Current Magazine Issue
This issue examines the flow of information and design as it moves in and out of Texas. We learn about a Houston firm that specializes in architect of record services, and we hear from a Fort Worth architect who designed a school for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. We see how local expertise in sports and healthcare facility design is opening some firms up to work around the globe, and we get an update on two projects designed by some of the biggest names in international architecture.
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.
Regarding the Grotesque
Marc Fornes’ new installation “Spineway” in San Antonio straddles the boundary between art and architecture. As Kevin McClellan writes, it is “both-and.”
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.
Warp and Weft
Artist Gabriel Dawe puts intricately woven, multicolored thread to extraordinary use, creating large-scale environmental installations that examine negative space and the human form.