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American Beauty: Reading “Ugliness and Judgment” Today

January 12, 2021
Kathryn O'Rourke
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
Courtesy The Open Workshop, 2020.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Other Cities, Interview, Housing, Environment, Design

All Form is Political: A Conversation Centered on Housing

November 24, 2020
Neeraj Bhatia
Uptown's METRORapid Silver Line. Photo by Christof Spieler.
Urbanism, Urban Planning, Reviews, Public Transit, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment

Uptown’s Silver Line: An Assessment

November 23, 2020
Christof Spieler
Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing

Key Findings From the Kinder Institute’s 2020 State of Housing Report

November 10, 2020
Jack Murphy
San Felipe Courts, now known as Allen Parkway Village, today. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

“Order, Convenience, and Beauty:” The Style, Space, and Multiple Narratives of San Felipe Courts

November 3, 2020
Willa Granger
Sunset at the drive-in. Courtesy Space City Shows.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Spaced Out at the Drive-In

October 27, 2020
Torie Ludwin
Untitled (white building with bush), 2000. Photograph Victoria Sambunaris.
Architecture, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Company Town: Housing for Houston

October 13, 2020
Brittany Utting
Clay Family Eastern Glades. Courtesy Memorial Park Conservancy.
Public Space, Urbanism, Reviews, Place, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Eastern Glades’ Axis and Expanse

October 7, 2020
Amna Ansari
Interior courtyard at Germantown Cohousing in Nashville
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Place, News, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Designing Togetherness: Cohousing Arrives in Houston

September 3, 2020
Torie Ludwin
Black Towns Matter mural
Public Space, Urbanism, Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Land Use Regulation, Interview

Black Towns Matter

August 31, 2020
Irene Vázquez