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2015 Design Expo Events and Attractions
Join us at the 2015 Design Expo in Dallas. You'll discover the latest products and techniques, watch live demonstrations, and make connections with vendors and industry representatives from across the country. Check out what we have in store!
2015 Convention: Frequently Asked Questions
The Texas Society of Architects 76th Annual Convention and Design Expo will take place on November 5–7 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. This page provides answers to frequently asked questions about convention registration, creating your schedule, continuing education credit, and more.
FCDC Announces 18 Projects as Jury Selection Finalists
Finalists have been announced for the 2015 Field Constructs Design Competition, which will result in a series of temporary, site-specific installations at the Circle Acres Nature Preserve in Austin. The projects will open to the public in mid-November as part of a weeklong series promoting event and community programming at the site.
Warp and Weft
Artist Gabriel Dawe puts intricately woven, multicolored thread to extraordinary use, creating large-scale environmental installations that examine negative space and the human form.
Renzo Piano Meets Artists Downtown
TxA member Jack Murphy, Assoc. AIA, visited Renzo Piano's Whitney Museum on opening day to share his impressions of the building, its ties to Texas, and the inaugural exhibition. The new Whitney's true success lies not in its architecture, he writes, but rather in its role as "an urban playground for the arts."
Current Magazine Issue
Architects are using data to make a positive impact on building projects. Architects at Page team with other specialists to conduct social research for a new dorm for UT Austin. bcWORKSHOP designs a new Housing First project in Dallas with input from the homeless. Lake|Flato divulges how it stays engaged with its projects post-occupancy. And we take a closer look at the electronic infrastructure that makes Parkland Hospital one of the most advanced buildings of its type in the world.
Calendar, January–February 2016
Highlights of architecture and cultural happenings around Texas, including San Antonio’s Beaux Arts Ball, Contingent Beauty at MFA Houston, and Moderno at The Blanton.
How do you create a space that is part art and part trigger for community and creativity? Artist Piero Golia and architect Edwin Chan sought to solve that puzzle with “Chalet Hollywood,” an interactive exhibit soon to be recreated at the Nasher Sculpture Center.
Amarillo Museum of Art Biennial 600 – Sculpture
The Amarillo Museum of Art (AMoA) debuts Biennial 600 — the sixth in an ongoing series of juried biennial exhibitions that explore specific areas of artistic practice through a particular material.
Form Follows Fitness 5K
In commemoration of its 10th anniversary, the Nasher Sculpture Center is presenting Nasher XChange, a dynamic public art exhibition consisting of 10 commissioned works by 10 renowned artists at 10 diverse sites throughout the city of Dallas.
Architect: David Droese, AIA; Jim Poteet, FAIA
As contemporary collections continue to grow, exhibitors’ need for more space is providing the public with opportunities to see art. The Warehouse in Farmers Branch and SPACE Gallery in San Antonio are private collections that are now open to visitors.