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Niki de Saint Phalle during a shooting session at Impasse Ronsin, Paris, 1962. © André Morain.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Art & Culture, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Niki de Saint Phalle, the First Free Woman

October 7, 2021
Sandra Zalman
Installation view of "Dream Monuments." Photo by Paul Hester. Courtesy Menil Drawing Institute.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Yesterday’s Monumental Fantasies, Dreamed Today

September 15, 2021
Sam Stoeltje
"Rethinking Your Neighborhood" by Violette Bule. Photo by Briana Vargas. Courtesy Insta11ations.
Public Space, Urbanism, Reviews, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Insta11ations: Public Art, Engagement, and Possibility

August 18, 2021
Michael McFadden
Rice Media Center. Photo by Leonid Furmansky on June 25, 2021.
Architecture, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself: Rice Media Center (1970–2021)

August 12, 2021
Geoff Winningham
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Preservation, Place, News, Landscape, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself: Works in Progress

July 21, 2021
Jack Murphy
"The Bayou Beacon" by Falon Land Studio. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Public Space, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

An Environmental Revelation

July 12, 2021
Ross Wienert
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
City Hall. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Public Space, Racial Equity, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Events, Environment

Spaces of Protest

June 2, 2021
Leonid Furmansky
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
The marquee of the River Oaks Theatre on its final day of operation, March 25, 2021. Photo by David Welling.
Architecture, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Design

River Oaks Theatre: Once the Dust Clears

May 6, 2021
David Welling
Studio portrait of James C. Watkins. Photo by Bonni Oakes. Courtesy Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.
Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Sculpting Ground into Gold: James C. Watkins at HCCC

April 28, 2021
Michael McFadden
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