BLOG | Texas A&M Students Creating Designs for New Mavericks Facility
Bryan Trubey, FAIA, and Mark Cuban work with graduate architecture students at Texas A&M to design a new practice facility for the Dallas Mavericks.
BLOG | 2016 Design Conference: Architects Invade Amarillo
Last month, architects from around the state made their way to the Texas Panhandle for the Texas Society of Architect’s Fifth Annual Design Conference. The event explored the relationship between designing and building.
Aalto’s Baker House dormitory at MIT inspires a study of student housing at UT Austin and a revival of the Modern Movement’s social aspirations.
Field of Dreams
Four installations — winners of the Field Constructs Design Competition — occupied a brownfield site in East Austin for two weeks in November 2015. The projects on view drew attention to the quickly aligning trends of digital fabrication and environmental sustainability.
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.
Current Magazine Issue
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.
Thomas Colbert, AIA, 1954–2015
The architect and educator brought new opportunities to the University of Houston and engaged his students in costal disaster planning.
Sarah Whiting, Dean of the Rice University School of Architecture, encourages her students to articulate their architectural ideas for themselves as well as for the general public. Her goal is nothing less than preserving the profession's cultural relevance.
Urs Peter “Upe” Flueckiger and students of Texas Tech University College of Architecture build a smart and compact Sustainable Cabin in West Texas.
Keeping It Compact
Haddon+Cowan Architects Collaborative’s Girls’ School of Austin maximizes its site while providing students with a playful campus.
AIA Austin Latinos in Architecture
As part of the Austin community, AIA Austin Latinos in Architecture strives to be a positive influence for Latino students who aspire to become architects.