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Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Cy Twombly Gallery, 1995, Menil Collection, Houston. Photo by Leonid Furmansky.
Architecture, Public Space, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Cy Twombly Gallery

September 23, 2021
Leonid Furmansky
W. H. Monroe and family, 2502 Gray Avenue. Courtesy Woodson Research Center.
Public Space, Urbanism, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Visualizing Black Houston in 1915

September 22, 2021
Norie Guthrie
Installation view of "Dream Monuments." Photo by Paul Hester. Courtesy Menil Drawing Institute.
Architecture, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Yesterday’s Monumental Fantasies, Dreamed Today

September 15, 2021
Sam Stoeltje
POST Houston and environs. Photo by Paul Hester on December 17, 2019.
Architecture, Public Space, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself: POST Houston

September 13, 2021
Paul Hester
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
David W. Robinson
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
ADU progress. Courtesy Construct.
Architecture, Place, News, Interview, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Checking in With Construct

August 20, 2021
Jack Murphy
"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
Rice Media Center. Photo by Leonid Furmansky on June 25, 2021.
Architecture, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself: Rice Media Center (1970–2021)

August 12, 2021
Geoff Winningham
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
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
Spotts Park. Photo by Paul Hester on December 15, 2019.
Public Space, Preservation, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston Builds Itself: Houston Endowment Headquarters

July 27, 2021
Paul Hester