Archive for: architecture

 

Building for Maureen

After this Longhorn’s architect wife died three years ago, their teenage son built a Habitat for Humanity home in her honor. It’s an unusually warm and...

 
 

UT School of Architecture Announces First Female Dean

UT announced the appointment of Michelle Addington as the new dean of the School of Architecture on Monday. Addington, currently the Hines Professor of Sustainable...

 
 

The Write Stuff: Four 2015 Graduates with World-Changing Theses

Each year, hundreds of undergraduate students go about the daunting task of developing, researching, and writing a thesis. This year’s graduates have produced...

 
 

A New Story About Three Old Churches

In the Mixtec region of southern Mexico stand three magnificent Gothic churches: Santo Domingo Yanhuitlán, San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula, and San Juan Bautista...

 
 

David Heymann on “My Beautiful City Austin”

Nostalgia is a way of life in Austin. Yet while each generation has its own set of I-Remember-When’s, few Austinites pause in the midst of the city’s...

 
 

Burying I-35? UT Architect’s Plan Gains Traction

In 1962, Sinclair Black had just finished his bachelor’s of architecture at UT and started his first job at an architecture firm near Interstate 35. When...

 
 

Texas Loses a Trailblazer: John Chase Dies

John Chase’s parents studied education in college. But when they applied to teaching jobs, they were always turned away because of their race. So Chase’s...

 
 

Local Preserve Named For Late Architecture Dean Kent Butler

A portion of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve has been renamed for the late Kent Butler, a dedicated environmentalist and the well-regarded associate dean of the...

 
 

Your July|August Reading List

State of Minds: Texas Culture and Its Discontents By Don Graham The renowned professor who occupies the J. Frank Dobie chair in literature and teaches the famous...

 
 
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