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American Beauty: Reading “Ugliness and Judgment” Today

January 12, 2021
Kathryn O'Rourke
Kelly Village Community Park, by Brave Architecture in collaboration with Val Glitsch, FAIA, and Asakura Robinson. Image by Peter Molick.
Architecture, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Kell(e)y Courts/Village: What’s in a Name?

December 30, 2020
Stephen Fox
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
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
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Interview, Houston, Housing, Events, Environment, Design

Civic Forum: Responses & Next Steps

December 4, 2020
Jack Murphy
Courtesy The Open Workshop, 2020.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Other Cities, Interview, Housing, Environment, Design

All Form is Political: A Conversation Centered on Housing

November 24, 2020
Neeraj Bhatia
Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing

Key Findings From the Kinder Institute’s 2020 State of Housing Report

November 10, 2020
Jack Murphy
Sunset at the drive-in. Courtesy Space City Shows.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Spaced Out at the Drive-In

October 27, 2020
Torie Ludwin
Public Space, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Environment, Design

Carbon Neutral by 2050?! Reviewing Houston’s Climate Action Plan

October 20, 2020
Katie Coyne
Untitled (white building with bush), 2000. Photograph Victoria Sambunaris.
Architecture, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Company Town: Housing for Houston

October 13, 2020
Brittany Utting
Lecturers Anzilla Gilmore (top left), Nicola Springer (top right), Florence Tang (bottom left), and Laura Vargas (bottom right).
Architecture, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Interview, Houston, Events, Design

Architecture: It is what it is, but it does not have to be

October 1, 2020
Jack Murphy
Interior courtyard at Germantown Cohousing in Nashville
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Place, News, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Designing Togetherness: Cohousing Arrives in Houston

September 3, 2020
Torie Ludwin