News

January 25, 2010

Bridges.

Bridges.

Happy Monday, everyone. The word for the day, folks, is “bridges.” Read more for stories on two of the bridges over our own mighty Trinity River, both an existing one due a redo and one of architect Santiago Calatrava's new ones.

Read more

January 22, 2010

Friday Fun: Animation and More Animation

Sorry to have been so remiss about blogging this week. Simply too much going on…planning, planning, planning for the first half of 2010 and all the events and activities that DCFA will be bringing to you. Exhibitions. Films. Scholarships. And so much more. We’ll make it up to you next week with lots of newsy info. In the meantime, we DO have a little Friday Fun after the jump.

Read more

January 13, 2010

Wednesday News Round-Up

The Burj Khalifa remains a big story in architectural news, but, as the newest tallest building in the world, it probably deserves a few more headlines. We’ll use that as a bit of a departure this week though. An elevator snafu to look at the “mind” of the modern elevator. And a contextual look at the Burj with comparisons to the past (ala Frank Lloyd Wright) and the future (Miami?). Read on for more.

Read more

January 08, 2010

Friday Fun: Food and Architecture

Friday Fun: Food and Architecture

This time of year has everyone talking about the pounds they resolve to shed and the healthy eating they intend to do. Well, talking about these kinds of things just makes us MORE hungry. So this week’s Friday Fun is all about food. Snack-inspired buildings. And sandwiches in the sky as a part of the rebuilding of Ground Zero.

Read more

January 06, 2010

A Celebration of.....The Parking Garage

A Celebration of.....The Parking Garage

It seems that the big architecture news story of the week is the opening of the Burj Dubai/Kahlifa which we’ve already covered to death. So we’ll forgo our regular Wednesday news round-up to feature a couple of stories on a much-maligned, but ubiquitous, part of our urban environment: the parking garage.

Read more

January 04, 2010

Burj Dubai/Khalifa-palooza.

Burj Dubai/Khalifa-palooza.

I suppose we can’t let the occasion of the opening of the tallest building in the world pass by unnoticed. Burj Dubai—all 2,600 feet (about half a mile!) of it—is open for business. To put it in Dallas context, it’s three times as tall as Bank of American Tower, our own tallest building. After the jump, we have a compendium of reviews, stories and images.

Read more

December 30, 2009

List, lists and more lists: The Best of 2009

List, lists and more lists: The Best of 2009

As we wrap up another year (and another decade), it's time to think back on the most significant architecture stories of the past twelve months. Our blog is not even a year old, so we won’t be sharing our own “Top 10” list quite yet. But we have a compilation of what folks across the country are saying...and several have Dallas connections.

Read more

December 28, 2009

More Titles in DCFA Architecture Film Series Announced

We are thrilled to continue our Architecture Film Series and announce the first four films to be screened in 2010. We start with a 1948 classic starring Cary Grant and Myrna Loy and then continue with documentaries on Maya Lin, Antonio Gaudi and Frank Gehry.

Read more

December 21, 2009

The Best Architecture Books of 2009

Looking for those last-minute gifts for your architecture-loving friends? ArchNewsNow has their list of the top architecture books for 2009. Check it out.

Read more

December 16, 2009

Wednesday News Roundup: The Travel Edition

Many of us are preparing to go over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's (or someone else's) house for the holidays next week. So this week's news stories are from places hither and yon some of you just might be headed to...D.C., Vegas and, yes, Dubai.

Read more

RSS Feed

Site by Loudthought