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Art & Culture, Interview, Houston, Design

Interview with Preston Gaines

September 29, 2022
Rice Design Alliance
Photo image of Raymond Brochstein '56.  Image courtesy of Rice University Public Affairs
Architecture, Art & Culture, News, Houston, Design

Remembering Raymond Brochstein, 1932-2022

July 12, 2022
Carla Haskins
Photo by Danny Samuels.
Public Space, Urbanism, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Environment

Downtown Before Christmas, 1968

February 18, 2022
Danny Samuels
Jimmy Castillo, "Mendoza's Bakery," 2018, digital inkjet print, 20 × 30 in.
Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment

Northside Corrido

February 2, 2022
Jimmy Castillo
John Biggers, "Four Seasons," 1990, from “The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse” at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. (John T. Biggers Estate/VAGA at Artists Rights Society).
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Environment

The South Speaks

January 27, 2022
Amarie Gipson
3201 Allen. Photo by Chase Daniel. Courtesy Radom Capital.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Reviews, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Design

Timely and Timeless

December 20, 2021
Lindsey Chambers
Virgil Abloh in the Farnsworth House. Photograph by Richard Anderson. Via Kaleidoscope.
Architecture, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Other Cities, News, Design

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December 3, 2021
Max Bravo & Leyuan Li
"A Section of Now: Social Norms and Rituals as Sites for Architectural Intervention." Installation view, 2021. Photo: Sandra Larochelle.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Housing, Events, Environment, Design

What Is Design If Not Humanity Persevering?

November 30, 2021
Jack Murphy
Inocencia Barrera, a vendor at the Houston Farmers Market. Photo by Marie D. De Jesús.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Memory, Identity, Community

November 23, 2021
Adán Medrano
Houston from Buffalo Bayou. Photo by Geoff Winningham.
Public Space, Urbanism, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Interview, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Events, Environment

Buffalo Bayou: River of Life

November 22, 2021
Geoff Winningham
Lynn Wyatt Square for the Performing Arts. Via RIOS.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Public Transit, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Coming Up in Downtown

November 19, 2021
Rodrigo Gallardo
New Public Hydrant. Courtesy Tei Carpenter and Chris Woebken.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Interview, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Everyday Infrastructures: An Interview with Tei Carpenter

November 18, 2021
Tei Carpenter