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Rothko Chapel interior and benches. © Paul Hester.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

An Icon, Restored

February 26, 2021
Jack Murphy
The effects of COVID-19 and its related vaccines do not effect all Houstonians equally. Photo by Fusion Medical Animation via Unsplash.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Infrastructure, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Inequity Exists in Houston’s Vaccination Efforts

February 25, 2021
Katherine Polkinghorne and Susan Rogers
"Rewrite the World," curated by Ana Tuazon, installation view. Photo by Will Michels, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, News, Houston, Environment

The Art of Rewriting Worlds

February 23, 2021
Sam Stoeltje
Table 3: water, light, psychological space, Steven Holl: Making Architecture, detail view.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, News, Houston, Events, Design

A Closing Review of Steven Holl: Making Architecture

February 10, 2021
Jack Murphy
Students photographing models at TBH. Image via Amelyn Ng.
Architecture, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

FULL HOUSE!: Design Futures for Talento Bilingüe de Houston

February 4, 2021
Amelyn Ng
1550 on the Green. Image courtesy Skanska.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Pretend It’s a City: Skanska Goes BIG in Houston

January 30, 2021
Jack Murphy
Discovery High School provides a multi-purpose space that supports physical movement, allows different ergonomic postures throughout the day, and seamlessly connects learners to the outdoors. Photo ©Lara Swimmer, courtesy DLR Group.
Architecture, News, Environment, Design

Changing Paradigms in Educational Space

January 19, 2021
Jillian Diffee, Taryn Kinney, and Emily McRoberts-Froese
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Other Cities, News, Environment, Design

American Beauty: Reading “Ugliness and Judgment” Today

January 12, 2021
Kathryn O'Rourke
Spencer Finch (b. 1962). "Back to Kansas", 2015. Exterior household paint on canvas. 190 × 186 inches. Photo courtesy University of Houston.
Public Space, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Slow Down and Look

January 8, 2021
Falon Mihalic
Kelly Village Community Park, by Brave Architecture in collaboration with Val Glitsch, FAIA, and Asakura Robinson. Image by Peter Molick.
Architecture, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Kell(e)y Courts/Village: What’s in a Name?

December 30, 2020
Stephen Fox
fala atelier, 2020 Spotlight Award lecture, MFAH, February 19, 2020. Photo by Jessica LaBarbera.
Architecture, Reviews, Other Cities, Houston, Events

The Anonymous Client: fala Speaks in Houston

December 18, 2020
Jonathan Wilkinson
An editor's copies of "Prophetic City" and "Improbable Metropolis."
Architecture, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Place, Industry, Houston

Improbably Prophetic

December 15, 2020
Jack Murphy