Instagram Scavenger Hunt: #Buffalogram

The rdAGENTS’ hosted Instagram Scavenger Hunt will be held Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Teams of 4 will be challenged through clues to walk the new trails along Buffalo Bayou between Sabine Street and Shepherd Drive, explore the landscape and solve clues, and post photos to public Instagram accounts. There are […]

Rice Design Alliance Launches K through 12 Outreach Program

Rice Design Alliance is launching its first K-12 outreach effort by inspiring students in Kindergarten through 12th grade to learn about their built environment. We are offering a free field trip opportunity for schools in the Houston area.  Students will be introduced to the concepts of architecture. Student will also be lead through Rice University Campus for […]

A Special Announcement from RDA President Chris Hudson

Dear Rice Design Alliance members and friends, It is with immense gratitude for her 28 years as the RDA executive director that I am writing to announce the retirement of Linda Sylvan this summer. I hope you will join me in wishing her the best in her plans to take on consulting work, volunteer, and […]

Rice Design Alliance civic forum explores Houston floodplains

The civic forum, Resilience H2Ouston: Living in Flood Plains, will be held Wednesday, March 8, at 6p.m. at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion inside the McGovern Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park. It is free and open to the public. Moderated by Eric Berger, certified meteorologist, the forum features the following presenters: Alisa Max, PE, General […]

March 1 RDA Civic Forum Focuses on Climate Change

Although many environmental impacts are associated with construction, climate change deserves a special consideration because buildings and land-use are responsible for a large proportion of greenhouse gas emissions.   The Rice Design Alliance invites you to join us for a free civic forum to investigate how construction methods serves a key role in the mitigation […]