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Frank Welch Honored with Inaugural Memorial Lecture by Architect Ted Flato

By Leah Shafer / January 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Known as the dean of Texas architecture, Frank Welch was a prolific and imminently talented architect who spent a half century designing schools, churches, commercial buildings, and homes in Dallas, Midland, and Odessa.  Welch died last June at the age of 90 and the Dallas Architecture Forum has established the Frank Welch Memorial Lecture to be […]

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Millennial Interest In Socially Responsibe, Sustainable Design Topic of Next DAF Panel

By Leah Shafer / February 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

Millennials are a generation 68 million strong in the United States, and their interest in socially responsible and sustainable design and architecture is huge. The next Dallas Architecture Forum event is a panel discussion called The Social Initiative, focusing on this group of Americans born between 1981 and 1996. Moderated by Bob Harris, this panel will look […]

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Fort Worth AIA Gives Nine Design Awards for 2015 at Museum of Modern Art Event

By Leah Shafer / November 6, 2015 / 0 Comments

North Texas’ top architects gathered recently at the Modern Museum of Fort Worth as the American Institute of Architects’ local chapter gave nine prestigious design awards. Projects included a college, a nonprofit theater, and private homes. Top Honor Awards went to architects Greg Ibañez, Tommy Stewart, and Norman Ward. Four Merit Awards were given out, three of which went to VLK […]

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Life Imitating Art: Former Kimbell Staffer Modeled San Antonio Home After Museum

By Joanna England / July 16, 2012 / 8 Comments

Maybe it’s just because I haven’t worked in any truly beautiful structures, but I would never model my home after a former workplace. Who wants to go home and be reminded of work?

Emily Sano did.

After working at Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum for about 10 years, Sano accepted a position at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Still, she remained heartsick for the place where she spent many a day admiring the light and flow of the Louis Khan-designed museum, says this piece from the Wall Street Journal.

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