Category Archives: Architecture Tours

Nourish: An Architecture Tour of Houses and Edible Gardens

UPDATE: We have stopped selling online tickets as of Friday, April 8, at 5 p.m., but tickets can be purchased in person at any of the four cashier locations listed below:

    4523 Teas Street
    3312 University Boulevard
    1514 Banks Street
    748 Arlington Street
1514 Banks. Photo: Paul Hester.

1514 Banks. Photo: Paul Hester.

As farming and gardening flourish in urban areas, with farms sprouting everywhere from utility corridors to former industrial sites, we see a renewed passion for a habit of dwelling that feeds the spirit and the body. Read More

Spring 2015 Architecture Tour: afterWARDS

1515 Woodhead Street by pb elemental design. Photos: Paul Hester.

Though the ward system in Houston was abandoned in 1905, the six original neighborhoods retain strong senses of place and provide residents a tangible link, through architecture, to history and identity. The Rice Design Alliance Spring 2015 Architecture Tour, afterWARDS: An Architecture Tour of Houston’s Wards and Beyond, features houses that both stand out from and speak back to the original character of the six wards, emphasizing the past out of which Houston continues to evolve and expand. Read More