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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
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Interview, Houston, Housing, Events, Environment, Design

Civic Forum: Responses & Next Steps

December 4, 2020
Jack Murphy
Courtesy The Open Workshop, 2020.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Other Cities, Interview, Housing, Environment, Design

All Form is Political: A Conversation Centered on Housing

November 24, 2020
Neeraj Bhatia
San Felipe Courts, now known as Allen Parkway Village, today. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

“Order, Convenience, and Beauty:” The Style, Space, and Multiple Narratives of San Felipe Courts

November 3, 2020
Willa Granger
Sunset at the drive-in. Courtesy Space City Shows.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Spaced Out at the Drive-In

October 27, 2020
Torie Ludwin
Public Space, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Environment, Design

Carbon Neutral by 2050?! Reviewing Houston’s Climate Action Plan

October 20, 2020
Katie Coyne
Clay Family Eastern Glades. Courtesy Memorial Park Conservancy.
Public Space, Urbanism, Reviews, Place, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Eastern Glades’ Axis and Expanse

October 7, 2020
Amna Ansari
Pennzoil Place. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Public Space, Preservation, Place, Houston, Design

Seeing Pennzoil Place Now

September 24, 2020
Leonid Furmansky
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
Interior courtyard at Germantown Cohousing in Nashville
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Place, News, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Designing Togetherness: Cohousing Arrives in Houston

September 3, 2020
Torie Ludwin