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Ismaili Center site. Photo by Paul Hester on December 17, 2019.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself—Ismaili Center Houston

August 2, 2021
Paul Hester
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
Giovanna Borasi in Buenos Aires during the launch of the third iteration of the CCA c/o program, in March 2020. Photo: Patricio Pidal.
Architecture, Public Space, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Interview, Infrastructure, Environment, Design

Which Public? Giovanna Borasi in Conversation with Maria Nicanor

June 16, 2021
Giovanna Borasi
The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Photo: Iwan Baan.
Architecture, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Tubular

May 27, 2021
Iwan Baan
"Convention City" (1972) by Ant Farm, model. Via Dezeen.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Interview, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Convention City

May 26, 2021
Amale Andraos, Chip Lord, and Dan Wood
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
Photo by Tamara Lichtenstein.
Public Space, Art & Culture, Place, News, Interview, Houston, Environment

A Moment That Lasts Forever

May 10, 2021
Tamara Lichtenstein
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
Jazz musicians after being arrested during a concert. Seated, from left: Ella Fitzgerald, Georgiana Henry (Fitzgerald’s assistant), Illinois Jacquet, and Dizzy Gillespie. RGD0006N-1955-0764-1, Houston Public Library, Houston Metropolitan Research Center.
Public Space, Uncategorized, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston

Gangsterism on a River

April 29, 2021
Jack Murphy