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Glowing Example: Pioneer Tower Restoration in Fort Worth Earns Preservation Award

by | Dec 5, 2022
After going dark for decades, Pioneer Tower glowed once again following the 2019 completion of a $4.7 million city of Fort Worth refurbishment project. In a 21st century twist, the tower got programmable LED lighting to mark holidays and special events. Now the restoration has earned Historic Fort Worth’s 2022 Preservation Project Award.
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Perkins and Will’s Justin Parscale: ‘Take Risks, Explore What Ifs, and Deliver’
by | Oct 12, 2020
The architect thinks a great life is having a job where you can have "crazy, stupid fun" along with a mission to "do something badass" to help others. That's why working on catalyst projects, like Red Bird Mall, and passing along a “can do” message to young people are part of his plan.
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Todd Interests and East Quarter Give $1 Million Donation to Fund Harwood Park Construction
by | Jun 30, 2020
Todd Interests and East Quarter Partners donated $1M to Parks for Downtown Dallas for its fourth urban park. Once complete, Harwood Park will connect the East Quarter District, the Dallas Farmers Market District, and the Downtown core.
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Construction Kicks Off on High-Tech West End Square in Downtown Dallas
by | Jan 9, 2020
The new park is designed to incorporate evolving technologies in the West End, and is the second of four new parks planned for the city's urban center.
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HKS and the LINE team designed the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to reflect the culture, climate and context of its city — drawing inspiration from ice formations on nearby St. Anthony’s Falls and Scandinavian design such as Viking longboats. [Image: HKS]

Building With Data: How HKS’ LINE Innovation Team Drives Change Using Algorithms, Creativity, Nature

by | Oct 30, 2018
Dallas-based HKS' LINE — short for "Laboratory for INtense Exploration" — is a collection of researchers, designers, and architects who solve design puzzles and test theories that lead to real world solutions.
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DI People: Masergy Taps Parker as New CEO, Sabre Names New Exec, Tech Wildcatters Adds 2
by | Sep 14, 2018
In this roundup of DFW personnel, activity you'll also find details about personnel moves at JPS Foundation, SmithGroup, Runner Agency, and the Wetrich Group.
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Staffelbach Design Associates released a mongraph of its history last year celebrating its 50th anniversary. [Photo by Chase Mardis]
Staffelbach Design Firm to Join Minnesota-based DLR Group
by | Aug 9, 2017
Founded in 1966 by Hall of Fame Swiss-born interior designer Andre Staffelbach, the company has become one of the leading design firms in Dallas and the Southwest.
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