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"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
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
The effects of COVID-19 and its related vaccines do not effect all Houstonians equally. Photo by Fusion Medical Animation via Unsplash.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Infrastructure, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Inequity Exists in Houston’s Vaccination Efforts

February 25, 2021
Katherine Polkinghorne and Susan Rogers
"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
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
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Other Cities, News, Environment, Design

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