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S AM exhibition view ‘Beton.’ © Tom Bisig. Courtesy S AM.
Architecture, Interview, Events, Environment, Design

Concrete Through Myths: An Interview with Sarah Nichols

April 18, 2022
Sarah Nichols
The Harris County Commissioner Precincts Unity Map. Courtesy Houston in Action.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Events, Environment

A Community Effort to Redistrict Harris County

March 28, 2022
Houston in Action
The World Around. Photo by Ed Marshall © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Racial Equity, News, Events, Environment, Design

A World Beyond TED Talks

March 11, 2022
Anna Gibertini
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Does Not Compute

February 23, 2022
Allyn West
Photo by Danny Samuels.
Public Space, Urbanism, Art & Culture, Place, Houston, Environment

Downtown Before Christmas, 1968

February 18, 2022
Danny Samuels
Midtown Terrace Suites. Photo by Sean Fleming.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

What Happens at the Margins?

February 10, 2022
Kaede Polkinghorne
Jimmy Castillo, "Mendoza's Bakery," 2018, digital inkjet print, 20 × 30 in.
Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment

Northside Corrido

February 2, 2022
Jimmy Castillo
John Biggers, "Four Seasons," 1990, from “The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse” at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. (John T. Biggers Estate/VAGA at Artists Rights Society).
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Environment

The South Speaks

January 27, 2022
Amarie Gipson
800 Bell. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Preservation, Place, Houston, Environment, Design

800 Bell

December 22, 2021
Leonid Furmansky
Canyon View High School. ©Tom Reich. Courtesy DLR Group.
Architecture, Public Space, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Place, Other Cities, Landscape, Environment, Design

High School, Reimagined

December 15, 2021
Nora Burba Trulsson
"A Section of Now: Social Norms and Rituals as Sites for Architectural Intervention." Installation view, 2021. Photo: Sandra Larochelle.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Housing, Events, Environment, Design

What Is Design If Not Humanity Persevering?

November 30, 2021
Jack Murphy
Inocencia Barrera, a vendor at the Houston Farmers Market. Photo by Marie D. De Jesús.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Memory, Identity, Community

November 23, 2021
Adán Medrano