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Reflections | Design Conference 2014
During the Jan. 31–Feb. 2 weekend, architects hailing from Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Mexico convened in Austin for the Texas Society of Architects’ Third Annual Design Conference: Borderlands. The three-day conference was filled with world-class presentations by renowned architects, intriguing tours, and stimulating conversation among architectural peers.
BLOG: DesCon 2014 Held in Austin This Past Weekend
This past weekend, the Texas Society of Architects hosted our Third Annual Design Conference: Borderlands in Austin. Over 50 people were in attendance for the three-day event, which was filled with presentations, tours, and stimulating discussions.
Completing the Circle
An ambitious partnership between St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Austin and Andersson-Wise Architects has transformed the original Fehr & Granger campus with five new buildings.
2014 Design Conference: Borderlands
Architecture Tours and Learning Opportunities
31 January – 2 February
Tour Italy and the Adriatic with Texas Architects: Sept. 10-19, 2014
"I know I’m not alone in planning vacations around buildings I want to see. I’ve talked to many architects who chuckle knowingly when I relay my habit for indulging my interest in a building past the reasonable limits of patience of my family. The solution? Travel with other architects." — Dan Hart, FAIA
LRGV/AIA Chapter Conference Tours Cultural Landscapes of the Texas-Mexico Border
The twentieth annual Building Communities Conference of the Lower Río Grande Valley chapter of the AIA in late September 2012, began with a tour exploring the cultural landscapes of the Texas-Mexico border.
Registration Opens Mid July for Texas Architects Convention
Online registration opens mid July for the Texas Society of Architects Convention and Design Expo, October 18-20, in Austin. This year, the convention’s theme is “Influence.”
Architect: OCO Architects
O’Neill Conrad Oppelt’s Live Oak Academic Center is also located on the eastern edge of the lake, and north of the Cypress Campus Center. It forms the northern boundary of the new “campus green.” The 86,300-sf Live Oak Academic Center contains science labs, classrooms, tutoring labs, and faculty offices. Built across ascending contours, the building rises to three stories at its western end near the lake, and to two stories at the building’s eastern section.
Gulf Coast Green Symposium in Houston To Work on Regional Problems, Solutions
Co-sponsored by AIA Houston, the Gulf Coast Green 2008 symposium and expo is scheduled April 3-6 at Reliant Park in Houston. The event will address timely issues of rising energy costs and global climate concerns. Tours of Houston will be given on April 4, and will feature folk art, green roof, Houston downtown, and sustainable engineering.
‘Adventures’ on the Bayou
In the six months since Architecture Center Houston opened, ArCH has welcomed more than 2,500 people to a wide range of activities – from workshops and exhibitions to architecture walking tours and even a small concert – but we are most excited about an event coming up this summer.