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Niki de Saint Phalle during a shooting session at Impasse Ronsin, Paris, 1962. © André Morain.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Art & Culture, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Niki de Saint Phalle, the First Free Woman

October 7, 2021
Sandra Zalman
Race/Ethnicity by census tract in Houston as measured by the 2020 census. Via the COH Planning Department Census Map Viewer.
Urban Planning, Reviews, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Environment, Design

Successful Cities Require Open Data

October 5, 2021
Katya Abazajian
Installation view of "Dream Monuments." Photo by Paul Hester. Courtesy Menil Drawing Institute.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Yesterday’s Monumental Fantasies, Dreamed Today

September 15, 2021
Sam Stoeltje
"Rethinking Your Neighborhood" by Violette Bule. Photo by Briana Vargas. Courtesy Insta11ations.
Public Space, Urbanism, Reviews, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Insta11ations: Public Art, Engagement, and Possibility

August 18, 2021
Michael McFadden
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, News, Environment, Design

Kind of Boring is Just Fine

July 30, 2021
Jack Murphy
Two Sides of the Border.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Environment, Design

Both Sides Now

July 20, 2021
Celeste Ponce
"The Bayou Beacon" by Falon Land Studio. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Public Space, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

An Environmental Revelation

July 12, 2021
Ross Wienert
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Interview, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Cite 102 is Here!

July 5, 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
M-K-T. Photo by Peter Molick. Courtesy Radom Capital.
Architecture, Reviews, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

An Exercise in Maximalism!

June 9, 2021
Marcel Merwin
Installation view of Electrifying Design: A Century of Lighting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Photo by Will Michels. Photograph © The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, News, Environment, Design

Evening Becomes Electric

May 12, 2021
Jack Murphy
Studio portrait of James C. Watkins. Photo by Bonni Oakes. Courtesy Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.
Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Sculpting Ground into Gold: James C. Watkins at HCCC

April 28, 2021
Michael McFadden