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Domestic Wolf

Content Architecture designs a house for an artist and car enthusiast, then shifts gears in mid-construction.

February 08, 2016

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.

January 20, 2016

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.

November 25, 2015

2015 Design Expo Events and Attractions

Join us at the 2015 Design Expo in Dallas. You'll discover the latest products and techniques, watch live demonstrations, and make connections with vendors and industry representatives from across the country. Check out what we have in store!

August 05, 2015

2015 TxA Emerging Design + Technology: Call for Papers

The 2015 TxA Emerging Design + Technology conference, to be held during the Texas Society of Architects 76th Annual Convention and Design Expo in Dallas, is seeking academic papers for peer review, publication, and presentation. The abstract submission deadline has been extended to August 15.

June 05, 2015

Current Magazine Issue

March/April 2016

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.

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Magazine Articles

Control Systems

by: Rita Catnella Orrell

In the January-February 2016 issue, TA’s products editor selects some of the most innovative building control systems on the market today.

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Best of International Product Design Members Only

by: Rita Catinella Orrell

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.

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Products

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.

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Products

Rita Catinella Orrell reviews a collection of innovative cladding materials.

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Products

Rita Catinella Orrell reviews five innovative and beautiful wall coverings.

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