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.
14 Texas Architects Elevated to Fellowship in 2015
The American Institute of Architects has announced the newest members of the College of Fellows. Fourteen Texas architects are among the 147 nationwide to receive this prestigious honor. Only about 3,200 of AIA's total 80,000 members hold this distinction. Congratulations to the AIA Fellowship Class of 2015!
BLOG | Architects Talking to Architects: Sergio Botero, Assoc. AIA
Sergio Botero, Assoc. AIA, talks to Texas Architects about his pursuit of architecture as a profession, growing up in Medellín, Colombia, and his passion for cycling.
Restaurants by Urbanist Design and Dado Group are causing a stir in San Antonio’s popular Pearl Brewery district.
LRGV AIA Tour: Small-Town Architecture of Weslaco
On September 26, participants in the 21st Annual Building Communities Conference, hosted by the Lower Rio Grande Valley AIA, took part in a one-day tour exploring the architecture of Weslaco. The buildings toured were completed between the 1920s and 1950s and illustrate how architecture conserves community identity.
Architect: Andersson-Wise Architects (Design Architect) and BOKA Powell (Architect of Record)
Andersson-Wise Architects’ Block 21 is one of the most successful mixed-use developments in downtown Austin.
Pearl Brewery Redevelopment
Architect: Lake|Flato Architects
The Pearl Brewery Redevelopment strikes a delicate balance at the intersection of past and present, form and function, and residential and commercial spaces.
Dallas Arts District – Time for a Remix?
Trendy food trucks have arrived in the heart of the Dallas Arts District at lunchtime to populate an otherwise quiet section of downtown.
A Conversation in Dallas
Roy is showing his new friend, Emily, around the city. They pause beneath a tree on Flora Street. It’s August and the shade offers them a bit of relief from the sun.
Redeveloping Student Life
Is it possible for architecture to transform, not just the physical character of a place, but also the behavior and patterns of life of people who live there? Can we think of redevelopment, not just in terms of changing buildings and spaces, but also in terms of altering interactions, attitudes, and lifestyles? Architects would tend to answer “yes” to both questions. And, fortunately, there is evidence to back them up.