San Antonio, TX 78201
Lockhart, TX 78644
Advocacy Update: State vs. City
TxA's Senior Advocate, David Lancaster, Hon. AIA, sheds some light on the tug-of-war between state and local power that has arisen this legislative session.
2016 Emerging Design + Technology: Call for Papers
The 2016 TxA Emerging Design + Technology conference, to be held during our 77th Annual Convention and Design Expo in San Antonio, is seeking academic papers for peer review, publication, and presentation. The abstract submission deadline has been extended to August 15.
Content Architecture designs a house for an artist and car enthusiast, then shifts gears in mid-construction.
A Machine for Healing
The new Parkland Hospital building has been called the world’s first all-digital hospital, a healthcare facility where technology and design merge to improve functionality, lessen the institutional feel, and stay on the cutting edge of advances in medical science.
BLOG | Products: Curtain Wall Systems
Texas Architect products editor Rita Cantinella Orrell reviews curtain wall and glazing solutions that keep building views at a premium without sacrificing thermal efficiency, structural integrity, and sun control.
Current Magazine Issue
In this issue we feature six houses, five of them in Texas, one outside of the state but designed by a Texas architect. While of varying character, each project exhibits a sensitive approach to site conditions and client wishes. Also presented are two prominent restoration projects and the new Knoll showroom and office in Houston.
In the January-February 2016 issue, TA’s products editor selects some of the most innovative building control systems on the market today.
Best of International Product Design
Germany, Austria, and Sweden are just a few of the nations represented by the designers and manufacturers in this roundup, ranging from high-strength cement tiles to silk window curtains.
In the May-June 2016 issue, TA’s products editor highlights six residential furnishings.
Rita Catinella Orrell features a few of the new sustainable products on display at last October’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in New Orleans.