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2016 AIA Fellows Announced
The American Institute of Architects has announced this year's inductees to the College of Fellows. Eleven Texas architects are among the 149 recognized with this honor for 2016.
A Language of Movement
Lawrence Halprin and his choreographer wife, Anna, developed a way of notating movement they called “Motation.” Its revelations influenced the design of Fort Worth’s Heritage Park Plaza.
2016 Design Conference: Designing + Building
Join TxA in Amarillo on February 12–14 for our Fifth Annual Design Conference, which will exploring the relationship between designing and building — between the act of imagining what could be and the act of turning that vision into reality.
TxA Board Job Responsibilities
The Texas Society of Architects Board of Directors includes officers, AIA directors, and Society directors. Learn about the responsibilities of the various positions on the board.
The Art in Architecture
Austin-based artist Josef Kristofoletti believes in a reciprocal and mutually enriching relationship between paintings and buildings.
Current Magazine Issue
Architects are using data to make a positive impact on building projects. Architects at Page team with other specialists to conduct social research for a new dorm for UT Austin. bcWORKSHOP designs a new Housing First project in Dallas with input from the homeless. Lake|Flato divulges how it stays engaged with its projects post-occupancy. And we take a closer look at the electronic infrastructure that makes Parkland Hospital one of the most advanced buildings of its type in the world.
At the Inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial
Described as the first international survey of contemporary architecture in North America, the biennial looked at the practice through the lens of art.
Innovation and Design
Digital fabrication is turning traditional architectural practice on its head, and as academics press forward into uncharted territories, communication and cross-pollination with practicing architects is increasingly important.
Tiltwallism: A Treatise on the Architectural Potential of Tiltwall Construction
Are tilt-walls the solution to the problem of architects’ disengagement with the most common forms of construction? Author Jeffrey Brown, AIA, offers a primer on tilt-up construction and a critique of its absence from serious architectural practice.
Digital fabrication techniques have allowed three up-and-coming Texas firms to experiment with new, small-scale forms — but experience shows that technology only goes so far. Expertise and craft remain critical elements of architectural practice.
White on White
Baldridge Architects’ new office, a study in precision-built minimalism, offers a counterintuitive take on design-build in practice.