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Urban Design Expert Leads Panel on Tiny House, Alternative Housing Movements

By Leah Shafer / March 14, 2016 / 1 Comment
Nan Ellins

The “tiny house” movement, as well as eco-villages, co-housing, and pocket neighborhoods, are some of the responses to urban growth. People living in these alternative houses are returning to a simpler way of life. These all incorporate shared amenities and social spaces, encouraging human interaction in order to nourish a deep sense of community. There’s less […]

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Interview with an Architect: Thad Reeves Seeks Transcendent Quality of Architecture

By Leah Shafer / July 24, 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 last one here). Thad Reeves, AIA, is a co-founder of A.GRUPPO Architects, an office positioned as a vehicle for collaboration […]

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AIA Fort Worth Will Host a Design Talk With Mark Lamster

By Joanna England / June 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

Need something to do tonight? Take advantage of AIA Fort Worth’s free Design Talk at University of Texas at Arlington’s Fort Worth Center featuring Dallas Morning News architecture critic Mark Lamster. Lamster, who is also a professor at UTA, will discuss “the challenges of urban planning and development in Dallas specifically and Texas and the […]

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Interview with an Architect: Ross Conway Champions Urban Revitalization

By Leah Shafer / May 15, 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 last one here). Ross Conway, AIA, LEED AP, is Senior Associate and Design Director in the Lifestyle […]

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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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