Nasher Sculpture Center

Seattle Architect Extraordinaire Tom Kundig Leads Discussion on Material Design

By Leah Shafer / October 3, 2016 / 1 Comment

The object we use every day were designed by someone, from forks to phones. The thought behind material object design is the subject of the next Dallas Architecture Forum Design Symposium. Taking place on Oct. 30 at the Nasher Sculpture Center, the afternoon will be focused on how outstanding design utilizes materials, from common to rare, as integral […]

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“Die Shard II”: London Developer Nixes Renzo Piano’s Latest London Tower

By Candy Evans / February 1, 2016 / 3 Comments

As Curbed points out, 2015 was a very good year for starchitect Renzo Piano, what with the opening of the Whitney Museum and his inclusion in the final round of firms submitting for the Obama Presidential Library. Piano is, of course, the architect of our own Nasher Sculpture Center, which claims neighbor Museum Tower is threatening […]

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Get Your Midcentury Modern Fix at Dallas Architecture Forum’s October Symposium

By Leah Shafer / September 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you swoon over Frank Sinatra’s style, and you marvel over Mad Men‘s Midcentury Modern, then you won’t want to miss the next Dallas Design Symposium, presented by the Dallas Architecture Forum. Titled Modernism, the focus of the symposium is the best of Midcentury Modern architecture and design. It will be held Oct. 4 from 2 – 5 […]

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Museum Tower: the Highest Penthouse in Dallas is Now a Vision… and Priced at $24 Million… We Have ALL the Renderings!

By Candy Evans / July 29, 2015 / 2 Comments

  At the tip top of Museum Tower, 42 stories high in the air, is a 9,350 square foot space I was privileged to see about two years ago with a friend who was then considering a Dallas condo. The view is unlike any other in town, more special if you have lived most of […]

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Window Coating in Works For Museum Tower to Reduce Reflectivity

By Joanna England / May 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

Update from Candy, Sunday evening: Spoke with City Councilman Lee Kleinman late Friday afternoon, and he told me that the film covering as a “solution” to Museum Tower’s glare problem was not yet a done deal, but he was pleased  about the collaborative spirit he is seeing between the Pension Fund and the Nasher family. […]

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Interview with an Architect: Modernist Cliff Welch Featured in White Rock Home Tour

By Leah Shafer / April 17, 2015 / 1 Comment

In our ongoing series, Interview with an Architect, we speak with leading voices in the North Texas architecture community and learn about their work, development issues in our community, and good design practices and principals (you can read the first one here and the second one here). Cliff Welch, AIA, is a Dallas-based architect who champions modern […]

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