Bellaire, TX 77401
Ransom Canyon, TX 79366
Kingwood, TX 77345
Houston, TX 77079
Frisco, TX 75034
Between Green and Violet
Rand Elliott, FAIA, deploys color with purpose, punctuating galleries at the Marfa Contemporary with vivid jolts of blue and using colored lighting to transform a series of parking structures in surprising ways.
John Only Greer, FAIA: 1933–2015
John Only Greer, FAIA, of Bryan, a professor emeritus at Texas A&M University College of Architecture and past president of the Society, passed away on Friday, June 12. A great teacher and mentor, he will be deeply missed by his Texas Architects friends and colleagues.
BLOG | Save the Date! Facades+AM Heads to Houston This June
On June 18, AEC industry leaders will convene in Houston at the Facades+AM conference for a look at the latest developments in the world of building enclosures.
Renzo Piano Meets Artists Downtown
TxA member Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA, visited Renzo Piano's Whitney Museum on opening day to share his impressions of the building, its ties to Texas, and the inaugural exhibition. The new Whitney's true success lies not in its architecture, he writes, but rather in its role as "an urban playground for the arts."
BLOG | Project ArchiTX: Riverview Way House
Tom Hurt Architecture toes the line between the familiarity of the traditional 1950s brick house, and bold, modern volumetric additions in the Riverview Way House in Houston.
Current Magazine Issue
This issue looks at the bold use of color in diverse architectural projects. Red is a signature statement in a tiny gem of a Hill Country studio. The glazed skin of the newly-built Richards Group building in Dallas reveals a stunning array of interior colors. In an Austin office lobby, CNC-cut felt murals depict the blues and greens of the local landscape. Rand Elliott’s striking use of color, restrained in the Marfa Contemporary, is on full, whimsical display in an Oklahoma car park.
Field with No Center
Artist Margo Sawyer partners with architects, engineers, glass blowers, metal fabricators, car painters, and others in her sometimes-monumental, but always joyful, works.
Michelle Rossomando, AIA
Partner at Austin’s McKinney York Architects, Michelle Rossomando, AIA, leads by example and has a lot of fun in the process.
Designing for Density
Architect: James M. Evans, AIA
Mt. Vernon Townhomes, designed by Houston-based Collaborative Designworks, maximizes Houston’s denser-development possibilities and adds a handsome multifamily project to Montrose.
Architect: LOJO Architecture
Houston’s Perforated House is a mash-up of virtuoso formal composition, a multifaceted conceptual program, and some tricked-out detailing that comes together in a compelling mix.
On Point with Inga Saffron
Inga Saffron’s ground-level, sometimes cheeky, always laser-focused writing earned her the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, making her only the sixth architecture critic to win the award in its 44-year history, as well as the first in 15 years.
The Shape of Texas Episodes
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