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Ismaili Center site. Photo by Paul Hester on December 17, 2019.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself—Ismaili Center Houston

August 2, 2021
Paul Hester
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
Two Sides of the Border.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Environment, Design

Both Sides Now

July 20, 2021
Celeste Ponce
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
"Convention City" (1972) by Ant Farm, model. Via Dezeen.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Interview, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Convention City

May 26, 2021
Amale Andraos, Chip Lord, and Dan Wood
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
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
"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
3100 Main Street. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Urbanism, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Environment, Design

Late Modern in Midtown

April 8, 2021
Leonid Furmansky
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
Construction progress as of early November 2020. Image courtesy Radom Capital.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Montrose Collective Rising

March 11, 2021
Jack Murphy