Seriously Cute: Farshid Moussavi

Farshid Moussavi, founder of FMA and Professor at Harvard University, speaks at the Brown Auditorium in The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, on Monday, September 14, 2014. Moussavi was the first speaker in the RSA/RDA 2015 Fall Lecture Series, Seriously Cute, curated by Andrew Colopy, Assistant Professor at the Rice School of Architecture.

2015 PARK(ing) Day in Houston

On Friday, September 18, the Rice Design Alliance collaborated with landscape architecture firms, research institutes, professional organizations, student groups, and others to occupy 14 on-street parking spaces in Downtown Houston and transform them into temporary public spaces.

2015 Spotlight Prize Goes to OUALALOU+CHOI

The seventh annual SPOTLIGHT: The Rice Design Alliance Prize will be awarded to OUALALOU+CHOI, formerly KILO Architectures. Founded by Tarik Oualalou and Linna Choi in 2000, the firm has offices in Paris and Casablanca and recently completed the Moroccan Pavilion for Milan Expo 2015. OUALALOU+CHOI believes that stronger design results from architects’ involvement from a […]

2015 Design Charrette: “1:1: A Plaza for the New Big Brothers Big Sisters HQ”

The 2015 design charrette, “1:1: A Plaza for the New Big Brothers Big Sisters HQ,” is scheduled for Saturday, August 1, at Hanszen College at Rice University. Organized by rdAGENTS, this year’s charrette challenges participants to conceptualize a highly visible part of the new three-story headquarters, designed by Agency-Agency and now under construction on Washington Avenue, of […]

2015 RDA Gala To Honor Uptown Houston

Purchase tables and tickets now for the 29th RDA gala. On Saturday, November 14, 2015, Uptown Houston will be recognized as an exceptional patron of architecture and urban design.

2015 Hometown Tour: The Big Easy and Beyond

Last April, 35 RDA members spent a four-day weekend in New Orleans, Algiers, and the River Road. Planned with the help of Blaine Adams and Patrick Falcon, both from Louisiana, and led by Lynn Kelly and architectural historian Stephen Fox, the tour included unique, eccentric, and soulful stops around the city and beyond.