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Looking through the Global Collection Garden to The Alcoves beyond. Photo by Michael Tims courtesy Houston Botanic Garden.
Public Space, Reviews, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Infrastructure, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Botanic Diversity, Houston Style

September 18, 2020
Rachel Wilkins
A gathering to denounce racism after the vandalization of Broken Obelisk, January 1979. Courtesy Hickey-Robertson/Rothko Chapel Archives via ARTnews.
Public Space, Urban Planning, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Houston

Broken Obelisk and Racial Justice in Houston

September 9, 2020
Amanda Douberley
abandoned row houses in Baltimore Maryland
Architecture, Design, Environment, Housing, Infrastructure, Interview, Land Use Regulation, Landscape, Urban Planning, Urbanism

OWNED: A Tale of Two Americas

July 3, 2020
Jack Murphy
Overgrown arch with office building in background
Architecture, Art & Culture, Design, Environment, Houston, Landscape, Place, Urbanism

It’s the Future—Get Down

June 29, 2020
Jack Murphy
Landscape, Public Space

Southern Downtown Park Plan Unveiled: A Response by Ernesto Alfaro

May 2, 2019
Ernesto Alfaro
Architecture, Environment, Landscape

Critical Placemaking: Stephen Fox's Favorite Places in Houston

April 30, 2019
Stephen Fox
Environment, Infrastructure, Landscape, Socioeconomics

The Lungs of Guatemala City: Architects' Efforts to Conserve an Urban Ecology by Melanie Ford

October 1, 2018
Melanie Ford
Environment, Houston, Landscape, Public Space, Urban Planning

Bayou Greenways Bike Tour: Lessons in Urban Design on Brays Bayou

July 27, 2018
Raj Mankad
Environment, Landscape, Public Space, Urban Planning

Martin Luther King Boulevard Beautification Pop-Up Charrette: A Response by Irene Vázquez

July 19, 2018
Irene Vázquez
Landscape, Urbanism

Discovery Green at Ten Years: An Interview with Barry Mandel

April 27, 2018
Andrew Albers
Land Use Regulation, Landscape, Urban Planning

Houston After Harvey in a Global Context: An Interview with Naomi Hanakata

April 26, 2018
Andrew Albers
Environment, Landscape

Nexus — Activate Commerce, Spring 2018 Charrette: A Response by Elizabeth Partridge

April 10, 2018
Elizabeth Partridge