Sustainable Architecture

Got Wood? World’s Oldest Building Material Gaining Interest For High-Rises

By Jon Anderson / February 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

What would you say if I told you that there is a 70-story, 1,148-foot high-rise on the drawing board made from 90 percent wood? How about an 80-story 800-footer? Maybe 18 stories is more believable? I know, it’s hard to imagine in a city where our wood buildings top out at a mere five stories […]

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Award-Winning Alumni Gordon Gill to Speak at UTA February 1

By Cherry Kelln / January 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Dallas Architecture Forum‘s lecture season will continue at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the University of Texas at Arlington’s CAPPA Auditorium with alumni and award-winning architect Gordon Gill, FAIA. The event will be presented in collaboration with the University of Texas at Arlington College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs (CAPPA), in celebration of […]

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Lake Highlands Area Home Tour Features Two Modern Homes in Urban Reserve

By Joanna England / April 6, 2016 / 0 Comments

The metal exterior and bright orange boxes might make you think that this home at 16 Vanguard Way is a super-industrial, sterile design inside. Nothing could be further from the truth, actually. This home, with its corrugated metal, wall of glass doors, and cantilevered shape designed by A. GRUPPO Architects will turn your conceptions of […]

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Designer of George W. Bush’s Crawford Compound Speaks at Fort Worth AIA Design Talk Tonight

By Joanna England / July 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

It feels like a trend: Architects are writing books all over the place. Of course, this is a trend we can get behind, especially when architects write fiction as David Heymann, FAIA, has. Heymann, who designed George W. Bush’s Crawford sustainable compound, will read excerpts from his collection of stories entitled “My Beautiful City Austin” […]

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Free Sustainability Conference on Friday Featuring Trammell S. Crow

By Joanna England / March 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

Ready to make your great business dream a reality? Lancaster’s Cedar Valley College, a Dallas County Community College District campus, is hosting a sustainable communities conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 20, featuring real estate scion and Earth Day Texas founder Trammell S. Crow as the keynote speaker, as well as soil biologist […]

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Urban Reserve is Getting The Attention it Deserves on Local Networks

By Joanna England / November 13, 2014 / 0 Comments

We’ve been talking about Urban Reserve and its dedicated developer Diane Cheatham for quite a long time, so we were so happy to see stories about this incredible sustainable, architect-driven neighborhood on our local Fox and ABC affiliates! It’s funny how real estate is a big story now, isn’t it?

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