Category Archives: Built Projects

Jaume Plensa Lecture

Rice Design Alliance, in collaboration with Houston Arts Alliance, is pleased to announce that sculptor Jaume Plensa will lecture at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on February 16, 2011. The lecture will be held one day after Mayor Annise Parker dedicates Plensa’s sculpture Tolerance, a seven-piece sculpture project installed along Buffalo Bayou, to the city of Houston.
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99K House Groundbreaking

Houston Mayor Bill White broke ground for the 99K House with AIA Houston, the Rice Design Alliance (RDA) and D. E. Harvey Builders on October 31. Organizers hope the house, designed by Seattle architects Hybrid / ORA (Robert Humble, Joel Egan, Ben Spencer, Owen Richards, Tom Mulica, and Kate Cudney), will help rejuvenate the area, a central goal of the Mayor’s Houston Hope program for struggling neighborhoods.

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