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"Houston Genetic City" by Peter Jay Zweig, Matthew Johnson, and Jason Logan. Published by Actar.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Place, Houston, Environment, Design

Mutations

April 9, 2021
Adam Scott
"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
Public Space, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment

Okay Might Just Be Enough

March 5, 2021
Tiffany Xu
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
"Rewrite the World," curated by Ana Tuazon, installation view. Photo by Will Michels, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, News, Houston, Environment

The Art of Rewriting Worlds

February 23, 2021
Sam Stoeltje
Table 3: water, light, psychological space, Steven Holl: Making Architecture, detail view.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, News, Houston, Events, Design

A Closing Review of Steven Holl: Making Architecture

February 10, 2021
Jack Murphy
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Other Cities, News, Environment, Design

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