Architect Results

Kathy Collins , AIA

Sustainability Specialist-Architect, Sebesta
5300 Memorial Drive, Suite 390
Houston, TX 77007
Phone: (888)367-7181
Fax: (713)568-7576
AIA Houston | Member Since: 2000

Heather A. DeGrella , Assoc. AIA

Sustainability Coordinator, Opsis Architects
920 NW 17th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
Phone: (503)525-9511
AIA San Antonio | Member Since: 2007 | www.opsisarch.com

Edgar R. Farrera , AIA

Director of Sustainability, Circuit of The Americas / United States Formula 1 Grand Prix
2901Barton Skyway
3202
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: (210)273-7534
AIA Austin | Member Since: 1992 | http://www.circuitoftheamericas.com

Lolalisa DeCarlo King , AIA

Sustainability Strategist, Architect For Life - A Professional Corporation
2450 Louisiana St # 400-233
Houston, TX 77006
Phone: (888)986-7771
Fax: (888)986-7772
AIA Houston | Member Since: 1985

Firm Results

Website Articles

BLOG | 2014 Architizer A+ Awards: Texas Winners

Three Texas Architecture firms take home Architizer A+ Awards.

April 11, 2014

Beyond the Box

The Paisano Green Community in El Paso, by Workshop8, is educating residents to be stewards of their environment. It is the first net zero, LEED Platinum-certified low-income senior housing project in the city.

March 03, 2014

AIA Announces 2014 Fellows — 21 Texas Architects Named

The American Institute of Architects has announced the newest members of the AIA College of Fellows. Among the 139 members elevated to Fellowship in 2014, 21 are from the state of Texas. Congratulations to all the recipients of this prestigious honor. Only about 3,000 of AIA's total 80,000 members hold this distinction.

February 07, 2014

Latitudes: Architecture in the Americas

Latitudes: Architecture in the Americas is an annual two-day event explores contemporary “American” architecture. This year’s event brought together architects from New York, Texas, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, and Brazil.

September 05, 2013

BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Christopher L. Sanders, AIA

Christopher Sanders, AIA, of Sanders Architecture in Austin talks to Texas Architects about childhood lessons in sustainability, and the inspirational places his education and career have taken him.

September 05, 2013

Current Magazine Issue

March/April 2014

Our "Materials" issue details and critiques the highly anticipated Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum, and features the materials-focused 12th Street Studios in Austin and Dietert Ranch in Real County. A "Digital Fabrication" section highlights projects that are shaping the field and pushing its boundaries.

Magazine Cover

Magazine Articles

Materials and Sustainability Members Only

by: Donna Kacmar, FAIA

The Materials Research Collaborative at the University of Houston is pushing sustainability and providing valuable tools for the students and local design community.

PHOTOS OF MRC BY JULIE PIZZO WOOD
Page 13

The windCatcher and prairieHouse

by: Texas Architect Staff

The Austin firm Specht Harpman Architects proposes passive systems for two very different homes in arid climates. The windCatcher looks to ancient traditions while the prairieHouse reimagines a former Texaco station.

Page 19

Everyday Advocate

by: Melissa C. Brandrup, AIA

Advocating for architecture is easy — as every¬thing relates to back to architecture and how design matters: where one lives, how one gets to work, where one buys groceries, the productivity level in an office, neighborhood sustainability — even overall happiness.

Holly Reed
Page 15

Preservation: The Past Meets the Present

by: Catherine Gavin

Courthouse and main street restoration programs are an exciting facet of historic preservation, but they generally represent the more traditional side of the field. This issue explores preservation in the context of rehabilitation, adaptive reuse, and contemporary design, illustrating how these projects can in fact meet prescribed sustainability standards.

Brantley Hightower, AIA
Page 5

Reuse, Recycle, and Reinvent

by: Ben Koush

Studio RED Architects’ rehabilitation of a former warehouse for use as the Houston Permitting Center was centered on rigorously researched sustainability, deference to the industrial character of the old building, and the installation of an intensely local public art program.

Hester + Hardaway Photographers; MN | Photography
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The Shape of Texas Episodes

Volume/Episode Name City Year
10/17 Sustainability in Architecture General