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February 2016

PROJECTIVE INFRASTRUCTURES: Diana Balmori, FASLA

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brown Auditorium, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,
1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, United States
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The Rice School of Architecture and RDA present the Spring 2016 Lecture Series: Projective Infrastructures, curated by Christopher Hight, Associate Professor. Diana Balmori, FASLA, is Founding Principal, Balmori Associates. Reception, sponsored by Clark Condon Associates and Lauren Griffith Associates: 6 p.m. Lecture: 7 p.m. The proposed reconstruction of the elevated freeway around Downtown Houston epitomizes the challenge for many cities of transforming aging urban infrastructures for an ecological age. This series invites three international landscape architects to share their distinct,…

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Synthetic: Spring 2016 RSA Lecture Series: Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Anderson Hall, Rice University,
6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005
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“Made In Spain: Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos,” with Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano of Madrid and Martha Thorne, Dean of IE School of Architecture in Madrid. This is part of the “Made in Spain” lecture series, sponsored by the Spanish Foundation for Contemporary Architecture. All Synthetic lectures are free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

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March 2016

Synthetic: Spring 2016 RSA Lecture Series: Tatiana Bilbao

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brown Auditorium, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,
1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, United States
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This Sally Walsh Lecture, with support from RSA/RDA, AIA Houston and ArCH and Houston Foundation, presents Tatiano Bilbao, Founder, Tatiana Bilbao Estudio, Mexico City. Bilbao is the Spring 2016 Visiting Cullinan Professor at the RSA. All Synthetic lectures are free and open to the public. Click here for more information. Reception begins at 6 p.m.

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The Cultural Landscape Foundation: Leading with Landscape Conference and Tours

March 11 - March 13
Brown Auditorium, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,
1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, United States
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RDA is serving as a Parner-in-Education at Leading with Landscape II: The Houston Transformation conference and tours. Register before February 1 to receive a discounted rate.

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Synthetic: Spring 2016 RSA Lecture Series: Hashim Sarkis

March 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Anderson Hall, Rice University,
6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005
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This lecture, “Sky Measures,” features Harshim Sarkis of Hashim Sarkis Studios in Boston and Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT. All Synthetic lectures are free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

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Synthetic: Spring 2016 RSA Lecture Series: Ilka and Andreas Ruby

March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Anderson Hall, Rice University,
6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005
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This lecture, “Learning from Hitchcock: Communicating Architecture to a Broader Audience,” is by Ilka and Andreas Ruby, Founders, Founders, Ruby Press, Berlin. All Synthetic lectures are free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

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Bayou Greenway Day 2016

March 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
T.C. Jester Park,
4201 T C Jester Blvd, Houston, 77018
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RDA will be participating in Bayou Greenway Day this year at T.C. Jester Park, when you can walk, bike, run, stroll, play, picnic and explore with the Houston Parks Board! Bayou Greenway Day will be full of interactive activities, music, food and fun for the whole family. Event starts at 11 a.m. Click for more information.

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April 2016

Synthetic: Spring 2016 RSA Lecture Series: Henk Ovink

April 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Anderson Hall, Rice University,
6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005
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This lecture, “Transformative Capacity of Designing for Climate Change,” is by Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is sponsored by Aecom. All Synthetic lectures are free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

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