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The Harris County Commissioner Precincts Unity Map. Courtesy Houston in Action.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Events, Environment

A Community Effort to Redistrict Harris County

March 28, 2022
Houston in Action
Historic Craftsman-style house (c. 1907) in the First Ward. Courtesy Preservation Houston.
Architecture, Preservation, News, Houston, Events, Design

Good Bricks for Houston's Architectural Heritage

March 16, 2022
Mai Okimoto
The World Around. Photo by Ed Marshall © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Racial Equity, News, Events, Environment, Design

A World Beyond TED Talks

March 11, 2022
Anna Gibertini
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Does Not Compute

February 23, 2022
Allyn West
Midtown Terrace Suites. Photo by Sean Fleming.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

What Happens at the Margins?

February 10, 2022
Kaede Polkinghorne
John Biggers, "Four Seasons," 1990, from “The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse” at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. (John T. Biggers Estate/VAGA at Artists Rights Society).
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Environment

The South Speaks

January 27, 2022
Amarie Gipson
TXRX Labs. Photo by Ben Brown. Courtesy Stewart Development & Construction.
Architecture, Reviews, Place, News, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Design

A Start-Up Laboratory Builds Houston’s Future

January 25, 2022
Kabir Karnani
3201 Allen. Photo by Chase Daniel. Courtesy Radom Capital.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Reviews, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Design

Timely and Timeless

December 20, 2021
Lindsey Chambers
Virgil Abloh in the Farnsworth House. Photograph by Richard Anderson. Via Kaleidoscope.
Architecture, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Other Cities, News, Design

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December 3, 2021
Max Bravo & Leyuan Li
"A Section of Now: Social Norms and Rituals as Sites for Architectural Intervention." Installation view, 2021. Photo: Sandra Larochelle.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Housing, Events, Environment, Design

What Is Design If Not Humanity Persevering?

November 30, 2021
Jack Murphy
Inocencia Barrera, a vendor at the Houston Farmers Market. Photo by Marie D. De Jesús.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Memory, Identity, Community

November 23, 2021
Adán Medrano
Galveston Island State Park.
Public Space, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Place, News, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Environment, Design

Surging Ahead

November 20, 2021
Kristen Schlemmer