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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
The effects of COVID-19 and its related vaccines do not effect all Houstonians equally. Photo by Fusion Medical Animation via Unsplash.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Infrastructure, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Inequity Exists in Houston’s Vaccination Efforts

February 25, 2021
Katherine Polkinghorne and Susan Rogers
"Rewrite the World," curated by Ana Tuazon, installation view. Photo by Will Michels, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, News, Houston, Environment

The Art of Rewriting Worlds

February 23, 2021
Sam Stoeltje
Table 3: water, light, psychological space, Steven Holl: Making Architecture, detail view.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, News, Houston, Events, Design

A Closing Review of Steven Holl: Making Architecture

February 10, 2021
Jack Murphy
1550 on the Green. Image courtesy Skanska.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Pretend It’s a City: Skanska Goes BIG in Houston

January 30, 2021
Jack Murphy
Discovery High School provides a multi-purpose space that supports physical movement, allows different ergonomic postures throughout the day, and seamlessly connects learners to the outdoors. Photo ©Lara Swimmer, courtesy DLR Group.
Architecture, News, Environment, Design

Changing Paradigms in Educational Space

January 19, 2021
Jillian Diffee, Taryn Kinney, and Emily McRoberts-Froese
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Other Cities, News, Environment, Design

American Beauty: Reading “Ugliness and Judgment” Today

January 12, 2021
Kathryn O'Rourke
Modern Architecture and Climate: Design before Air Conditioning by Daniel Barber. Courtesy Princeton University Press.
Architecture, Reviews, Preservation, News, Environment, Design

Response, Interrupted

December 12, 2020
Ross Wienert
John S. Chase – The Chase Residence, 2020. Distributed by Tower Books, an imprint of the University of Texas at Austin Press.
Architecture, Racial Equity, Place, News, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

A Tale of Two Courtyards: John S. Chase at Home

November 30, 2020
Mona Elamin
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
The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from above. © Richard Barnes, courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Design

A Beautiful Series of Tubes

November 20, 2020
Jack Murphy
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