College Station, TX 77843
Robert E. Allen , FAIA
Longview, TX 75602
Dallas, TX 75218
Austin, TX 78704
Edinburg, TX 78539
Calendar / Events
Well Crafted Objects: UH Students Take On Product Design
The UH product design course Architecture and the Object is giving architecture students an opportunity to evaluate and respond to current consumer culture by developing high-quality, shelf-ready products. Students not only design their products, but also gain hands-on experience with everything from manufacturing to production to retail.
Capturing the Alamo: A Database of Architectural History
Built by the Spanish Empire in the 18th century, the Alamo has had many lives. A research team led by Professor Robert Warden, RA, of Texas A&M's Center for Heritage Conservation, is using laser scanning and other emergent technologies to document the landmark in its present state, and build a three-dimensional database cataloguing its evolution.
BLOG: Beyond the Boardroom: Looking Ahead in 2014
Executive Vice President James T. Perry reports on staying up to date with AIA developments, legislative efforts to reduce the architectural threshold, and other activities the Society is looking forward to in the coming months.
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.
BLOG: Architects Talking to Architects: Matthew Faulkner, AIA
In this “Architects Talking to Architects” post on the Texas Society of Architects blog, Matthew Faulkner, AIA, co-founder of PACT Design Studio talks to Texas Architects about his love of woodworking, finding inspiration in pop culture, and his assortment of musical preferences.
Current Magazine Issue
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.
With its stacked interchanges and sweeping flyovers, Texas has no shortage roadway feats, yet they often represent barriers for connectivity. Urban designers across the state are rethinking these roadways and using green infrastructure to reconnect downtown districts.
Le Corbusier’s Landscape
It is a propitious time to revisit the lifework of the Swiss-born French architect Le Corbusier, particularly as his approach relates to landscape.
Through his PURCH project (Positioned Urban Roosts for Civic Habitation), architect Ned Dodington, Assoc. AIA, hopes to expand our perspectives on animal architecture.
Connected City Design Challenge
With the Connected City Design Challenge, Dallas is taking steps to link downtown to the Trinity River. Proposals by Ricardo Bofill of Taller de Arquitectura, the Office for Metropolitan Archi¬tecture (OMA), and STOSS + SHoP all rethink the city’s urban ecologies.
PageSoutherlandPage Thinks Forward
Begin¬ning January 1, 2014, PageSoutherlandPage will be known simply as Page. The rebrand¬ing effort makes it clear that Page is focused on “design that makes lives better.”
The Shape of Texas Episodes
|20/14||Texas Tech University Core Campus|
|18/26||"Alexander Architectural Archive, UT"||1958|
|18/25||El Paso Woman's Club||1916|
|18/24||Waco Traffic Circle||1933|
|18/22||Palo Duro Canyon||1934|
|18/21||"Old Main, Texas State University"||1903|
|18/20||Conrad Hilton Center/Mobley Hotel||1916|
|18/19||1400 South Congress Avenue||2007|
|18/18||Permian Basin Petroleum Museum||1975|