College Station, TX 77843
Longview, TX 75604
Robert E. Allen , FAIA
Longview, TX 75602
Dallas, TX 75218
Austin, TX 78731
Calendar / Events
BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Nick Jackson, Assoc. AIA
Nick Jackson, Assoc. AIA, of PDR talks to Texas Architects about falling in love with Houston, the ins and outs of Reddit, and encouraging fellow young architects to approach the profession with "bright eyes and grand ambition."
Coloring the Gap
The Richards Group's new Dallas headquarters stands over Dallas commuters as a beacon of shimmering color and democratic ideals in the workplace.
2015 Design Awards — Winners Announced
We are pleased to announce the recipients of our 2015 Design Awards. Fourteen projects were selected from among 256 entries. This year's jurors were: Karl A. Backus, AIA, of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson; Alex Krieger, FAIA, of NBBJ and Harvard University Graduate School of Design; Bruce Lindsey, AIA, of Washington University's Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts; and Jennifer Yoos, FAIA, of VJAA and University of Minnesota School of Architecture.
BLOG | Rand Elliott's Word Paintings
For Rand Elliott, FAIA, language and architecture — the output of his professional practice — are intimately connected.
BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA
Regular Texas Architect contributor Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA, chats with TxA for our latest installment of "Architects Talking to Architects." He discusses "the death of drawing," how he earned the title of DJ Front Desk, and his literary and artistic endeavors outside the office.
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.
Innovation and Design
Digital fabrication is turning traditional architectural practice on its head, and as academics press forward into uncharted territories, communication and cross-pollination with practicing architects is increasingly important.
Max Levy, FAIA, talks about Venice and finding inspiration in the work of Carlo Scarpa.
Sizing Up Design: Working Big
Ron Stelmarski, AIA, details the benefits of large firm culture.
Sizing Up Design: Diary of a Small Firm
Small firm culture has many benefits.
BIG little house
Donna Kacmar, FAIA, has a new book on bigger, small houses in Texas.
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|