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January 22, 2022

Architecture & Design

Plans for new Dougherty Arts Center presented to arts commission

Plans for new Dougherty Arts Center were presented to the Austin arts commission at its March 15 meeting. The new building for the municipal arts...

Miró Rivera Architects builds a New Arcadia

The two Austin projects that have arguably brought Miró Rivera Architects the most international attention? A public restroom on the Lady Bird Lake hike-and-bike trail...

The Guide to Austin Architecture adds tour of hike-and-bike trail landmarks

The Guide to Austin Architecture adds a new tour to its roster today. AIA Austin's mobile-friendly website now offers "Happy Trails" a tour of 14 landmarks...

Living Distance: The Pandemic Place Q&A with Gerardo Gandy and Project...

This exhibition wasn’t installed in a museum. Instead it opened this past summer as part of Austin’s parks infrastructure. It was composed of bright boxes...

Mexican American Cultural Center to begin $27 million expansion plan

The city of Austin announced today that work will begin on a $27 million facility expansion project for the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American...

Blanton Museum Unveils Designs for $35 Million Major Overhaul of its...

The Blanton Museum of Art today unveiled designs for a comprehensive make-over of its grounds. The new design brings a much-needed update to the...

A Good-bye to 2020: Introducing the Pandemic Place Questionnaire

Late one Friday night in May, I went for a rambling walk in my neighborhood, enjoying the late-night abstractions of streetlights and shadows transforming...

Vague Terrain and Temporary Tigers: The Pandemic Place Questionnaire with architect...

When I asked architect Murray Legge what our city needed, he essentially said nothing. Invoking architect and theorist Ignasi de Solà-Morales’ concept of the terrain...

A new mobile guide to Austin architecture, from AIA Austin and the Austin...

In step with all that socially distant urban walking you've been doing comes a new mobile guide to Austin architecture, from AIA Austin and the Austin...

Preservation Austin claims Streamline Moderne house as its new headquarters

It's only fitting. After advocating for the preservation of the much loved house at 3805 Red River Street, an unusual example of residential Streamline Moderne...

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