Architectural Wonders

Architect Alan Ricks Uses Design to Create More Equitable World, Speaking Thursday

By Leah Shafer / December 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

The next Dallas Architecture Forum event will feature an evening with Alan Ricks, an architect and urban strategist whose work focuses on design innovation and health infrastructure development, using design to advance a more equitable world. Ricks is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of MASS Design Group in Boston, an impact-driven architecture and design firm focused on […]

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Dallas Architecture Forum Features Evening With Clinton Presidential Library Architect

By Leah Shafer / October 28, 2015 / 1 Comment

Designing a presidential library is a notable honor in the architecture world. The next lecture of the season for the Dallas Architecture Forum will feature outstanding architect Kevin McClurkan, AIA, Management Partner of Ennead Architects of New York City. McClurkan is the architect behind the William J. Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark. McClurkan is known […]

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Dallas Architecture Forum Season Starts with Noted Architect Randy Brown

By Leah Shafer / October 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

Architect Randy Brown, FAIA, is kicking off the 2015-16 lecture season for the Dallas Architecture Forum. “Since the Dallas Architecture Forum has members and guests who are not only architects and related professionals, but also the general public, I will overview some of the major projects my firm has done and how they impact and influence […]

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Autumn Staff Meeting Goes North to Talmadge Lane

By Jon Anderson / October 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

It’s that time again … time for our next Candy’s Dirt Staff Meeting. Next week, we’ll leave the high-rises behind to celebrate a 1.17 acre estate at 6626 Talmadge Lane being marketed by Tim Schutze of Allie Beth Allman for $6.95 million. I call it an estate because “home” and even “residence” don’t exactly cover […]

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AIA Dallas 2015 Built Design Recognizes Stunning Cedar Creek Residence

By Joanna England / October 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

  Among the winners of this year’s AIA Dallas Built Design Awards is one structure that stands out: An incredible forest residence on Cedar Creek Reservoir by Wernerfield. And it has such a wonderful history, too. This residence is located on a beautiful wooded site on Cedar Creek Reservoir and is intended to provide an […]

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Realtors and Contractors Say Shipping Containers are Here to Stay

By Joanna England / October 1, 2015 / 3 Comments

Well, you know what they say about opinions … … not everyone agrees with yours, amiright? That’s the message I got from a few readers who disagreed with my column’s assertion that shipping containers are over like shell art. While a some were brief, there were some impassioned pleas for reason.

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