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July 19, 2018

AIA Austin Gives its Annual Awards

The Austin chapter of the American Institute of Architects gave its annual awards May 10 at the new Austin Central Library. Jurors were Billie Faircloth,...

Capturing Texas roadside vernacular architecture

Time was that roadside America didn’t look as homogenous as it does now. Make a stop today in your fuel-efficient car along any Interstate...

Waller Creek Conservancy breaks ground on Moody Amphitheatre

The Waller Creek Conservancy celebrated the official ground breaking of its $230 million project to transform a 1.5 mile stretch of the downtown creek...

Moody Foundation donates $9.7 million to enhance Pease Park

The Moody Foundation is stepping up to be the much-needed major benefactor of Austin's heavily-used parks. After gifting $15 million earlier this year to the...

New series spotlights artists who create work for the public realm

The Texas Society of Architects and the city of Austin's Art in Public Places program are pairing up to co-host a series of free...

A sneak peek of Ellsworth Kelly’s monumental “Austin”

Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” opens at the Blanton Museum of Art on Feb. 18, and we've got a slideshow of images below. The late artist’s only...

How Ellsworth Kelly’s final masterpiece came to Austin and the Blanton...

It seems facile to call Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin an instant icon, but an icon it is. Clad in pale limestone, it is a monumental work...

In plain sight: A midcentury East Austin treasure, packed with...

An unassuming low-slung building stands at 1191 Navasota Street in East Austin, easy to overlook in the dense growth of the area’s real estate...

The Contemporary Austin breaks ground on Laguna Gloria master plan

The Contemporary Austin broke ground today on the first phase of its master plan for Laguna Gloria, the 14-acre lakeside site that is home...

A Midcentury, Midtown History Worth Preserving

Across decades, the fortunes of a cluster of Central East Austin neighborhoods have reflected much of the city’s vision of itself — its midcentury...