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December 15, 2009

Conrad Hilton and the Dallas Connection

You might already have seen these stories from over the weekend, but they merit reposting. First, good news in the ongoing saga of the Statler Hilton. Then, interesting tidbits about Conrad Hilton's Big D connections.

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December 09, 2009

Wednesday News Roundup

Wednesday News Roundup

It’s that time of the week where we cull our many sources to bring you the latest and greatest architecture news you can use. Most of it with a Dallas connection. This week, we have a review of Thom Mayne’s new building in New York and an update on one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s “sacred spaces.” And, especially for those of you who joined us for the I.M. Pei documentary in our film series, an item on a Pei building showing its age.

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December 08, 2009

Philip Johnson in Dallas

Philip Johnson in Dallas

Thursday night, the Dallas Architecture Forum welcomes Christy MacLear, Executive Director of Philip Johnson’s Glass House for another program in their 2009-2010 Lecture Series. We wanted to use the opportunity to explore Johnson’s architecture here in Dallas and points just to our west. We have a quick primer after the jump.

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December 04, 2009

Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the architecture around town is delightful. The weekend is chock full of happenings for those of us in the know architecturally. You can tour a turn-of-the-century mansion, see the holiday lights in one of Dallas' oldest neighborhoods or celebrate the return of Art Deco masterpieces to Fair Park. Take your pick after the jump.

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December 02, 2009

Wednesday News Round-Up

We've been swamped trying to catch up after the Thanksgiving holiday, but have managed to find some items of interest to your architects and fans out there. Today's summary provides some blasts from the past, architecture as political symbol and a little star power as well. More after the jump.

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November 24, 2009

Turkey Week News Round-Up

Turkey Week News Round-Up

It's a short week and we've not had much time for blogging so far. (Don't worry...we're still working on a post on the great lecture by Jeanne Gang last week at the Dallas Architecture Forum. Stay tuned for that next week.) In the meantime, here are a few tidbits to tide you over Thanksgiving.

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November 20, 2009

Friday Fun: Weird Houses

For this Friday's dose, let's take a walk on the "weird" side. The Chicago Tribune has a fun slide show of some odd-looking residences. Click Read More for the link.

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November 18, 2009

Wednesday News Roundup

We've travelled the Web high and low to bring you today's mish-mash of architecture news. Including the national coverage of Robert A.M. Stern's designs for the Bush Institute at SMU, the international take on Zaha Hadid's new Rome museum and a look back at the Bauhaus and how it's still such an influential force on design.

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November 17, 2009

A Primer on Jeanne Gang

A Primer on Jeanne Gang

The Dallas Architecture Forum welcomes Jeanne Gang to its lecture series this Thursday night at the Magnolia Theatre. Gang has received lots of notice for her recent addition to the Chicago skyline, Aqua. Here are a couple of recent articles to prep you for her talk.

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November 11, 2009

Architecture News Roundup

Architecture News Roundup

Here's another in an ongoing series where we collect things of interest to architecture-ophiles here in North Texas. For this issue, we have an interview with Thom Mayne, an update on the tallest building ever built, and news from an arts district to our south.

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