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McAllen: An Architectural Panorama
Participants in the 24th Annual Building Communities Conference of the Lower Río Grande Valley Chapter of the American Institute of Architects began a two-day conference at South Padre Island with a daylong, preconference tour on September 29 that focused on domestic architecture in the border city of McAllen.
Welcome, New Members!
A warm welcome to all of our new members since the beginning of 2016.
2016 Prosperity Conference
Registration is now open for TxA's first-ever Prosperity Conference. This event will take place in Brenham on Friday, August 26, at The Barnhill Center at Historic Simon Theatre. An opening reception will be held on the evening of August 25.
BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Catherine Callaway, AIA
Catherine Callawway, AIA, of BNIM in Houston talks to Texas Architects about: growing up in/departing from/returning to Houston; her alternative career option of fabric designer; and the daily opportunity for expanding your horizons known as...lunch!
Lessons by the Sea
Sea Scout Base Galveston, a newly completed maritime educational center by Shipley Architects and Randall-Porterfield Architects, seeks to accomplish two goals: to inspire learners to care about the maritime environment, and to withstand the hurricanes and storms that so often threaten the Texas coast.
Reuse, Recycle, and Reinvent
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.
... with TEX-FAB
TEX-FAB led by Brad Bell, Kevin Patrick McClellan, Andrew Vrana, and Kory Bieg, is changing the status quo in terms of digital design and fabrication. Scott Marble details how their new approach to workflows is the way of the future.
Oliver Named UH Architecture Dean
Patricia Belton Oliver, FAIA, who served from 2001-2008 as senior vice president of educational planning and architecture at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif., has been named dean of the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston. Oliver succeeds Joe Mashburn, AIA, who held the post for the last 11 years.
Jazz at the Pavilion
Architect: RdlR Architects
On Sept. 13, 2008, Hurricane Ike ripped through The Woodlands. High winds knocked down thousands of trees and power lines and devastated the iconic Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, destroying Horst Berger’s beautiful 20-year-old tensile fabric canopy. As the membrane shredded and tension in the structure released, the foundation of the steel truss and pylons shifted. The venue was wrecked and the remainder of the 2008 performance season was canceled.
UH Architecture Dean Plans Departure
After 11 years as architecture dean of the University of Houston, Joe Mashburn, AIA, has announced that he will step down prior to the start of the Fall 2009 semester.