Texas Architect March/April 2014
Our "Materials" issue details and critiques the highly anticipated Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum, and features the materials-focused 12th Street Studios in Austin and Dietert Ranch in Real County. A "Digital Fabrication" section highlights projects that are shaping the field and pushing its boundaries.
Mies, materials, and digital fabrication — material arts are creative outlets providing new paths for architecture.
Louis Kahn Plays the Organ
Once upon a time in 1970, Louis Kahn played the organ for a crowd of 400 in Austin.
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop (Design Architect) and Kendall/Heaton Associates (Architect of Record)
At the Kimbell Art Museum, the wilderness has been tamed, a campus created.
Architect: Rhotenberry Wellen Architects
In Real County, traditional agrarian structures inspired the exquisite Dietert Ranch.
Igor Siddiqui created a biodegradable plastic for his installation at Tops Gallery in Memphis, Tenn.
Raymond Brochstein, FAIA
Houston's fearless leader, Raymond Brochstein, FAIA, demonstrates and demands excellence.