Architecture

AIA Dallas Built Design Awards Highlight Local Projects

By Jon Anderson / October 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Last week, The Dallas branch of the American Institute of Architects awarded winners in their annual Built Design competition (versus June’s Unbuilt awards). There were 72 nominations, which consisted of eight private residences, 10 medical facilities, and nine educational projects – and one scrappy Tyler, Texas, bank who had three entries. Above is my favorite […]

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Dallas CAN Have Nice Things: SCB Architecture

By Jon Anderson / June 19, 2019 / 4 Comments

In my quest to diversify Dallas’ architectural landscape, I’ve run across a firm that could be a great candidate for Dallas developers looking to make their mark. But first, a history lesson. Back in 1931, Lou, Irving, and Sylvia Solomon opened shop in Chicago. At the time, it was more than an architecture firm, with […]

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Dallas AIA Unbuilt Design Awards Need More Dallas

By Jon Anderson / June 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Back in May, the day I.M. Pei died, the Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) held their annual awards for unbuilt projects along with a separate student design award. As I walked around the entries with our founder and publisher, Candy Evans, I began to notice that the buildings I liked most […]

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Cocktails And Clean Lines: The 365 Modern Living Tour is Here

By Nikki Barringer / May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you’ve been looking for an event where you can hold a cocktail in one hand, mini quiche in another, and listen to some of the best modern designers in Dallas talk about some of the best modern homes — first of all, that’s oddly specific and second of all, The Dallas Architecture Forum’s got […]

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Why Can’t Dallas Have Nice Things: Pritzker Prize Winner Arata Isozaki

By Jon Anderson / April 30, 2019 / 2 Comments

Begun in 1979 by the Hyatt Hotels’ founding Pritzker family, the Pritzker Prize in architecture is considered to be the Nobel Prize for architects – in fact, if you Google “Nobel Prize architecture,” the Pritzker Prize is the first result.  The prize is awarded annually for a body of work versus a single building. The […]

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Dallas Design Experts Offer Inspiring Panel Discussion Mar. 5

By Amy Puchaty / March 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Staff Reports Gear up for the spring season with inspiration from Dallas’ leading architects, designers, and landscape architects at the Dallas Architecture Forum spring 2019 panel discussion! The Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, continues its Spring 2019 Panel Discussion Series on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 with “Design Inspirations […]

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