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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
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
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
Recenter's Fred and Susan Dailey Building, designed by Brave Architecture. Photo by Geoffrey Lyons.
Architecture, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Public Transit, Place, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Recenter Sets an Example in Midtown

December 8, 2020
Marcel Merwin
Uptown's METRORapid Silver Line. Photo by Christof Spieler.
Urbanism, Urban Planning, Reviews, Public Transit, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment

Uptown’s Silver Line: An Assessment

November 23, 2020
Christof Spieler
The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from above. © Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Design

A Beautiful Series of Tubes

November 20, 2020
Jack Murphy
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
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
Solange in her When I Get Home film
Art & Culture, Environment, Houston, Reviews, Urbanism

H-Town Future Shock: Solange’s When I Get Home

August 21, 2020
Jessica Green