College Station, TX 77843
Longview, TX 75604
Midland, TX 79705
Robert E. Allen , FAIA
Longview, TX 75602
Dallas, TX 75218
Calendar / Events
BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Kris Calvert, AIA
Kris Calvert, AIA, of Urban Bobcat Architects shares his desire to design spaces in and around the outdoors, his and his partner's productive "strategy" session over bourbon, and taking strategic chances to grow in the latest Architects Talking to Architects.
BLOG | Advocacy Update: Annual License Renewal Fees Reduced
Texas Architects legislative efforts pay off as the annual license renewal fee will decrease by September 1.
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.
BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Andrew Houston, Assoc. AIA
Texas Architects catches up with Austin designer Andrew Grant Houston, Assoc AIA, as he dishes on his love for SXSW, Sydney, and spring, and how he draws inspiration from both personal and contextual culture.
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.
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|