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Spotts Park. Photo by Paul Hester on December 15, 2019.
Public Space, Preservation, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself—Houston Endowment Headquarters

July 27, 2021
Paul Hester
The Ion District. Photo by Paul Hester on December 13, 2019.
Architecture, Public Space, Preservation, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself—The Ion

July 23, 2021
Paul Hester
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Preservation, Place, News, Landscape, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself—Works in Progress

July 21, 2021
Jack Murphy
Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory. Photo by Paul Hester.
Architecture, Preservation, Place, News, Houston, Design

Abercrombie Engineering Laboratory (1948–2021)

July 13, 2021
Jack Murphy
10012 Bob White Dr. Via @everylothtx.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Preservation, Place, News, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Seeing Houston Through the Eyes of @everylothtx

June 22, 2021
Drake Flood
The marquee of the River Oaks Theatre on its final day of operation, March 25, 2021. Photo by David Welling.
Architecture, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Design

River Oaks Theatre: Once the Dust Clears

May 6, 2021
David Welling
"Making Houston Modern," edited by Barrie Scardino Bradley, Stephen Fox, and Michelangelo Sabatino. Published by the University of Texas Press.
Architecture, Reviews, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Design

Howard Barnstone's Magical Modernism

March 29, 2021
Jack Murphy
The River Oaks Theatre on its opening day as it appeared on the front page of the Houston Post on Tuesday, November 28, 1939.
Architecture, Public Space, Socioeconomics, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

River Oaks Theatre: Down by Three Screens

March 25, 2021
David Welling
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
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
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
Modern Architecture and Climate: Design before Air Conditioning by Daniel Barber. Courtesy Princeton University Press.
Architecture, Reviews, Preservation, News, Environment, Design

Response, Interrupted

December 12, 2020
Ross Wienert