We began to imagine how that fence and hut could do a better job of screening while evolving into an amenity for the park itself.
Joshua Prince-Ramus gave a lecture Monday night at the McNay Art Museum. Though his appearance may be familiar, his background is unique.
In Texas, we consider certain things normal that people elsewhere would find extraordinary.
A design competition can be an incredibly seductive proposition for an aspiring architect.
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San Antonio has a long history of being the home of influential architects.
Editor’s Note: Silver Ventures, owner of the Pearl, and San Francisco-based Kimpton Properties, an international boutique hotels operator, have dissolved their operating agreement for Kimpton to operate and manage the Hotel Emma, set to open on the Pearl campus in the former brewhouse on Oct.
Having just completed his sophomore year at Trinity University, 20-year-old Jason Azar was eager to begin a summer internship at Ford, Powell and Carson.
Last month, the Texas Society of Architects invited four nationally recognized jurors to Austin to help identify the best design work in the state. They spent the next two days discussing and debating the merits of 221 projects submitted by Texas architects.
“Writing about Music,” the saying goes, “Is like dancing about architecture.” That may be a glib line but it accurately speaks to the difficulty of translating the essence of one media into another. Describing music in print may be hard, but so too is describing architecture.
Despite its status as the state’s most popular tourist destination, the Alamo site exists as an odd amalgamation of history and commerce. The awkward coexistence of solemn memorials and kitsch souvenir shops creates an environment that caters to tourists much more than those of us who call San Antonio home. Even though it sits in both the cultural and physical heart of our city, there are few reasons to go there unless we have a friend visiting from out of town.