Architect Results

J. Tom Ashley , FAIA

Architect Emeritus - US Peace Corps Volunteer - Ro
1209 Xanthisma Ave
Mcallen, TX 78504
Phone: 0040 0732.800.511
AIA Lower Rio Grande Valley | Member Since: 1970

Marvin L. Boland Jr., AIA

3505 Pelican Ave
Mcallen, TX 78504
Phone: (956)994-0481
AIA Lower Rio Grande Valley | Member Since: 1965

Daniel F. Boultinghouse , AIA

President, Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects
3301 N Mccoll Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
Phone: (956)630-9494
Fax: (956)630-2058
AIA Lower Rio Grande Valley | Member Since: 1974

Octavio Cantu , AIA

Director of Operations, ERO International, LLP
6438 PO Box
McAllen, TX 78502
Phone: (956)661-0400
Fax: (956)661-0400
AIA Lower Rio Grande Valley | Member Since: 2008

Carolina Civarolo , AIA

Partner, ORANGE MADE architecture
910 Redwood Ave Ste 10
Mcallen, TX 78501
Phone: (956)800-4384
AIA Lower Rio Grande Valley | Member Since: 2011

Firm Results

Website Articles

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.

December 13, 2016

At Home on the Border

The Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA’s 2015 Building Communities Conference Tour begins with Brownsville’s oldest home, and ends with its newest.

January 28, 2016

BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Jim Henry, AIA

Jim Henry, AIA, of HDR talks to Texas Architects about Christmastime traditions, enjoying unexpected architectural gems, and his advice for emerging professionals.

May 22, 2014

BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: John Gates, AIA, of McAllen

John Gates, AIA, of Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects talks to Texas Architects about his "severely limited" taste in music, the town of Park City, Utah, and his tools of choice for architectural renderings.

March 27, 2014

LRGV AIA Tour: Small-Town Architecture of Weslaco

On September 26, participants in the 21st Annual Building Communities Conference, hosted by the Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA, took part in a one-day tour exploring the architecture of Weslaco. The buildings toured were completed between the 1920s and 1950s and illustrate how architecture conserves community identity.

January 10, 2014

Magazine Articles

LRGV-AIA 2015 Design Awards

The winners of the Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA’s 2015 design awards.

Page 93

McAllen Library Interior Honored by AIA

MS&R created the largest single-story library in the United States by rehabilitating an abandoned Walmart in McAllen. The creative use of forms, materials, patterns, and colors to organize the interior space earned the interior design team a 2013 AIA Honor Award.

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Re-Tailoring Retail

by: Aaron Seward

Three projects — Rackspace Hosting (an internet company in the old Windsor Park Mall in San Antonio), the McAllen Public Library (in an old Walmart), and Montgomery Plaza (a condominium in former Mont¬gomery Ward facility in Fort Worth) — offer a cross section of some of the design concerns and sociological effects of rehabilitating abandoned shopping malls.

Lars Frazer Photography, Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects; Lara Swimmer Photography, Craig Smith Photography; Shands Photographics
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AIA LRGV 2011 Design Awards

by: Texas Architect Staff

The jury for the Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA chapter’s 2011 Design Awards Jury selected four projects for recognition. Jurors were Thomas Hayne Upchurch, AIA, of Brenham; Rick del Monte, FAIA, of Dallas; Donna Kacmar, FAIA, of Houston.

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AIA LRGV Studio Awards

by: TA Staff

Two awards were presented by AIA Lower Rio Grande Valley in the chapter’s 2011 Studio Awards program. Carolina Civarolo, AIA, of Boultinghouse Simpson Architects in McAllen, received the Spark Award for Digital Media for the proposed renovation and expansion of the University of Texas–Pan American’s College of Business Administration in Edinburg. Ortiz Architecture & Environment in Weslaco was recognized with a Design Award for an Unbuilt
Project for its Weslaco Family Care Center & Occupational Medicine Clinic.

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The Shape of Texas Episodes

Volume/Episode Name City Year
14/06 Quinta Mazatlan McAllen 1935
11/17 International Museum of Art & Science McAllen 1976