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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
The Turkey Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Houston underwater during Hurricane Harvey. Via the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Racial Equity, Place, News, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Environment, Design

Justice in the Sewers

August 30, 2021
Kristen Schlemmer
"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
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
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
Carol M. Highsmith, “Transco Tower, Houston, Texas.” Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011630562/. Via the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
Architecture, Racial Equity, Place, Other Cities, Interview, Houston, Environment, Design

The Pinnacle of Success: Cynthia Phifer Kracauer in Conversation with Kathryn O'Rourke

May 18, 2021
Cynthia Phifer Kracauer and Kathryn O'Rourke
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
Courtesy Amelyn Ng.
Architecture, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Interview, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Stay-at-home Stress

April 21, 2021
Amelyn Ng