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City Council Member David W. Robinson (left) with Mayor Sylvester Turner (right) reviewing "Houston 2020 Visions." Courtesy Architecture Center Houston.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Interview, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston’s Existential Challenges: An Interview With David W. Robinson

September 7, 2021
Jack Murphy
WE ARE JENSEN/NOSOTROS SOMOS JENSEN. Courtesy CDRC.
Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Driving Jensen

August 6, 2021
Kaede Polkinghorne and Susan Rogers
Photo by Becky Lai/flickr. Via the 2021 State of Housing in Harris County and Houston.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Lessons From the 2021 State of Housing in Harris County and Houston

July 7, 2021
Jack Murphy
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
Photo by Sam Stoeltje.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Stop TxDOT I-45 and the Viral Replication of Bad Infrastructure Policy

May 20, 2021
Sam Stoeltje
Demonstrators from one of WDP's actions. Courtesy Workers Defense Project.
Architecture, Public Space, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Interview, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Environment

Construction Workers are Essential Workers: an Interview with Workers Defense Project

April 27, 2021
Emily Timm
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Environment, Design

How to Retrofit Suburbia?

April 22, 2021
Travis San Pedro
Courtesy Amelyn Ng.
Architecture, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Interview, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Stay-at-home Stress

April 21, 2021
Amelyn Ng
"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
West Street Recovery co-founder Andrew Cobb leads a plumbing workshop in northeast Houston. Courtesy West Street Recovery.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

The Total Emptiness of the Texas Freeze: A Formal Analysis of Winter Storm Uri

March 26, 2021
Alice Liu
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