Governor Appoints Dallas Executive to Texas Board of Architectural Examiners

by | Jan 10, 2024

A Dallas architecture firm executive is one of five people appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners.

Justin Hiles, the COO of VLK Architects in Dallas, was appointed to the board along with Michael A. Ebbeler Jr., and Eva Read-Warren. Rosa Salazar and Joyce Smith were re-appointed....

Merriman Anderson Architects Announces New Director of Process Management and Improvement
by | Dec 14, 2023
The firm said that Mike Leinback's 40-year architecture career gives him a unique perspective on the advances and changes in technology, procedures and processes that define the backbone of an active firm’s workflow.
Fort Worth’s Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford Architects Acquired by Louisiana Firm
by | Nov 9, 2023
Founded in 1963, HHS has been acquired by Baton Rouge-based Grace Hebert Curtis Architects, which has a Dallas office. Grace Hebert is a leading architecture, engineering, and construction firm.
Kips Bay Decorator Show House to Showcase Work of 22 Leading Designers Starting Nov. 3
by | Oct 12, 2023
A transformed home in Dallas' Old Preston Hollow aims to be the nation’s leading design event of the year. The Decorator Show House is a major fundraiser for Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club in New York, as well as local Dallas charities Dwell with Dignity and The Crystal Charity Ball. The Show House will be open to the public with paid admission for two weeks beginning November 3.

Mayor Names HKS Principal as Citywide Representative to Dallas’ Environmental Commission

by | Apr 29, 2022
The city of Dallas has a new leader helping to oversee the implementation of its first Comprehensive Environmental and Climate Action Plan. The overarching goal? To alleviate the impacts of climate change on the region.
Photo Gallery: Here Are the Winners of AIA Dallas’ 2020 Built Design Awards
by | Oct 12, 2020
The Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects virtually celebrated built projects from Dallas or Northeast Texas architects that exemplify excellence in a virtual celebration last week. Here's who was recognized.
AIA Dallas’ Unbuilt Design Award Winners: Agent Architecture is Hacking Dallas Freeways
by | Jun 10, 2020
Agent Architecture has a proposal to turn Dallas into the only city with a freeway loop converted into a park. See how they'd carry out the plan.
AIA Dallas’ Unbuilt Design Award Winners: Eric Gonzales Takes on the Sublime Landscape of Iceland
by | Jun 10, 2020
Gonzales' proposal for a new guest house within an Iceland resort plays with a dual notion of interaction and relationships. With this, he creates "a kind of playful tension" on the site.

Look Inside the Architectural Plans From the Winners of AIA Dallas’ 2020 Unbuilt Design Awards

by | Jun 1, 2020
Four projects—ones that aren't constructed, and may never be—from local architects were recognized last week by the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Corgan and TMGcore Team Up to Downsize Data Centers
by | Sep 26, 2019
The companies will unveil conceptual designs for the new data centers—intended to be a tenth of the traditional sizing—in November to show off the "groundbreaking technology."
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.

Now Topped Out, New Renderings Show The Luminary’s Potential as Innovation ‘Hotbed’

by | Jul 24, 2018
Billed as a structure "designed by creatives for creatives," The Luminary will be the tallest building in the West End at seven stories.
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DI People: Frito-Lay Exec Honored, Topgolf Names Division President, Burns & McDonnell Hires Automation Expert
by | Jun 5, 2018
From Fast Company honoring Jennifer Saenz to new top execs for Ben E. Keith Co., our roundup of personnel activity also includes a new hire at Topgolf.
Humphreys and Partners HPA Hero Mega Skyport
Humphreys & Partners Shows Its Uber Elevate Skyport Vision
by | May 11, 2018
In a series of architecture plans, renderings, and ideas, HPA offered its vision for the design of the UberAIR skyport platform that will be the launch and landing sites for the air taxi service.
Jan Showers
Dallas Designer Makes Architectural Digest’s AD100 List
by | Dec 13, 2017
Jan Showers heads Jan Showers & Associates Inc., and has had a three-decade career that includes writing two books and numerous awards.