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3100 Main Street. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Urbanism, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Environment, Design

Late Modern in Midtown

April 8, 2021
Leonid Furmansky
"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
The River Oaks Theatre on its opening day as it appeared on the front page of the Houston Post on Tuesday, November 28, 1939.
Architecture, Public Space, Socioeconomics, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

River Oaks Theatre: Down by Three Screens

March 25, 2021
David Welling
Public Space, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment

Okay Might Just Be Enough

March 5, 2021
Tiffany Xu
The outdoor amphitheater supports community gatherings at Arthur A. Richards PreK-8 School year-round while the gym is designed as an emergency shelter during a hurricane. Image courtesy DLR Group.
Architecture, Public Space, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Houston, Environment, Design

COVID-19 Offers an Opportunity to Right Inequities in Education

March 2, 2021
Taryn Kinney
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
Students photographing models at TBH. Image via Amelyn Ng.
Architecture, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

FULL HOUSE!: Design Futures for Talento Bilingüe de Houston

February 4, 2021
Amelyn Ng
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
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
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