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August 31, 2009

It's a Green Monday!

The world of architecture continues to pay more and more attention to sustainability and "greenness." Here in Dallas, the conversation is particularly timely as a new ordinance mandating increased water and energy efficiency goes into effect on October 1. And USGBC, the organization that monitors LEED certifications, is embarking on a new initiative to ascertain if green buildings are measuring up to their promise. Here's a round-up of news on green architecture for your Monday.

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August 27, 2009

A Few Tidbits of Architectural News...

We're late with our mid-week news roundup. But here we go...some information on an Uptown design competition, a mid-century Modern up for sale and a bit of philosophical food for thought.

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August 25, 2009

Dallas Architecture Forum Announces 2009-2010 Lecture Series

Dallas Architecture Forum Announces 2009-2010 Lecture Series

The Dallas Architecture Forum has announced its 2009-2010 Lecture Series. As always, the Forum will bring in some of the heaviest hitters in the architectural and design world. This year, standouts include Rem Koolhaas, Lord Norman Foster and Joshua Prince-Ramus. All were involved in the soon-to-be-completed Dallas Center for the Performing Arts and will speak as a part of the Center’s opening festivities in October.

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August 21, 2009

Friday Fun: Surf Spots Continued

Friday Fun: Surf Spots Continued

In conjunction with our photography exhibition The Birth of Surf, we researched Dallas best "surf spots." Not literal of course...just places to cool off or catch a mid-century vibe. We shared part of the list last week. Here's the rest...

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August 19, 2009

Mid-Week News Round-Up

Mid-Week News Round-Up

It's time for another installment of news you can use...or at least news you architecture buffs might find interesting. None of our items this week are "breaking," but all are things we wanted to make sure you knew about. From new art at a modern temple to sports and new design in one of Dallas' newest neighborhoods to the "greening" of a local VA hospital...

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August 17, 2009

Cool Websites to Check Out...

We'll admit it...a lot of the newsy items we post here are gleaned from other sources. While we won't share all our secrets, here are some web addresses worth checking out. Send us your favorites at info@DallasCFA.com for possible inclusion in a future posting.

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August 14, 2009

Friday Fun: Surf's Up!

Friday Fun: Surf's Up!

In conjunction with our photography exhibition The Birth of Surf, we researched Dallas best "surf spots." Obviously, there's not much surfing going on around here, but these are places to cool off or just catch a mid-century vibe. For the next two Fridays, we'll share them with you.

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August 12, 2009

Wednesday News Round-Up

Wednesday News Round-Up

It's time once again for our digest of architectural news and happenings. This week, we have updates on a new architecture dean, Rem and Lord Norman in Hong Kong, and more Guggenheim goings-on.

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August 11, 2009

Save the Date: Upcoming DCFA Events

Save the Date: Upcoming DCFA Events

It seems that there is always something going on in the architecture and design community, but some of the biggest events of the year are coming up for DCFA and AIA Dallas. Mark your calendars now so you don't miss any of them. More detailed info after the break...

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August 10, 2009

Happy Birthday to the Guggenheim Museum!

Happy Birthday to the Guggenheim Museum!

As we celebrate the 50th year of our own Frank Lloyd Wright building here in Dallas-the Kalita Humphreys Theater, New York is throwing a party for his masterpiece on Fifth Avenue. Hurry though...the exhibition Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward closes August 23.

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