Posts Tagged ‘Architecture’

Queen Anne to Brutalism: Dallas Exhibit Brings Out City’s Varied Architectural Side

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

When you think of the words “Dallas architecture,” what might come to mind are … a lot of steel and glass.

In reality, architecture in and around Dallas is quite diverse, encompassing everything from Queen Anne and Mid-Century modern homes, …

Connex: Shipping Containers Become Office Building

Posted by Lance Murray

A unique three-story office building soon will occupy a lot near downtown Fort Worth that will be built from shipping containers and targeted at the micro-office user.

The project, called Connex, will be at 1201 Evans Ave. near Rosedale Avenue, …

‘Creative Conversation’ Explores
Art’s Role in Placemaking

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas Arts MonthIn the fifth annual Creative Conversation, artists and architects delved into how a piece of art can transcend into defining the built environment and the processes that go into placemaking.

“The city is a dynamic place. It’s an artistic …

UTA Students Make Big Project out of Tiny Houses

Posted by Lance Murray

Often college students are encouraged to think big for their academic projects, but students in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs have been told to think small for their senior design projects — tiny actually.

The students are …

Texas Medal of Arts Awards Honor Dallasites

Posted by Julia Batlle

Two talented people and a well-known organization with Dallas ties are being honored yesterday and Wednesday at the biennial Texas Medal of Arts Awards in Austin. 

The awards, given by the Texas Cultural Trust, honor Texans who have achieved excellence …

Architecture, Design: What Does the Future Hold?

Posted by Lance Murray

Real Estate Revolution DallasInnovates.comThis is the second installment in our innovation in real estate roundtable series.


Dallas-Fort Worth is home to some of the most talented innovators in the industry. Christine Perez recently had a chance to catch up with our panel of …

Want to Build a Table? Better Block Will Give You the Design

Posted by Heather Noel

NONPROFIT ADDING MORE DESIGNS FOR OPEN-SOURCE LIBRARY


Think you need to be an architect or a carpenter to build benches, tables, or even a stage for your community? Better Block Foundation doesn’t think so. 

The Dallas-based nonprofit recently rolled out …

VR Helps Corgan Provoke Emotion in Building Renderings

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

ARCHITECTURE DESIGN FIRM FOCUSES ON STORYTELLING IN 360


With mega projects such as Toyota’s North American headquarters in Plano and a new terminal at Chicago O’Hare International Airport in the works, Corgan has been staying busy in Dallas’ West End.…

3 Things: Students Use Skills to Make Mosaic Bench

Posted by Julia Falcon

Dallas architecture students made their mark on a local park, the CDC is encouraging alternatives to drug therapy, and a movie theater chain has moved headquarters to North Texas.


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The Dallas ISD school began the installation project in the fall