Go up inside the newest addition to Downtown Houston’s skyline while it’s still under construction with RDA’s Hard Hat Tour of 609 Main.
Climate change seems destined to skew the economics of building toward wood. Given its unique ability to store and sequester carbon out of the atmosphere, wood stands to become as prominent a building material in the next century as concrete was in the last.
The eighth annual Spotlight Prize will be awarded to Cadaval & Solà-Morales. Co-founders Eduardo Cadaval and Clara Solà-Morales will visit Houston on Tuesday, September 7, to accept the prize and give a lecture at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
At its 30th annual gala, Saturday, November 12, 2016, RDA will honor Ric Campo, past Chair of Houston First and CEO of Camden Property Trust, as an exceptional patron of architecture and urban design. This year’s gala is titled Game Changer. Ric Campo: Putting Houston First.
One hundred seventy-six members of the Rice Design Alliance gathered on Tuesday, May 31, for the Annual Meeting, held this year in the PDR-designed offices of Vitol inside One Grove Street, the new mixed-use building in Upper Kirby developed by Midway.
On Saturday, May 21, The Rice School of Architecture Assistant Professor and Architect Troy Schaum led 34 guests through the still-under-construction White Oak Music Hall on RDA’s first-ever Hard Hat Tour.
This Sunday, May 15, RDA members, guests, and five local experts gathered for a tour and tasting at urban farm Finca Tres Robles in Houston’s East End.
Twenty-one teams gathered on Saturday, May 7, in the Old Sixth Ward to participate in RDA’s second Instagram Scavenger Hunt, #HOU_OLD6, organized by rdAGENTS.
Designed by SCHAUM/SHIEH, White Oak Music Hall is a five-acre, three-stage indoor/outdoor live music complex on the bayou in Houston’s Near Northside. This custom-built, multi-level building has 15,000 square feet of interior space and 3,000 square feet of exterior balconies.
A panel of five guest jurors have selected proposed projects by The Rice School of Architecture graduate student Jae Boggess and University of Houston professor and architect Rafael Longoria to receive the 17th annual Initiatives for Houston grants.