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January 03, 2012

2012 Architecture Film Series Kicks Off with Film on Frank Lloyd Wright Restoration

2012 Architecture Film Series Kicks Off with Film on Frank Lloyd Wright Restoration

We have great films on the horizon for our Architecture Film Series in 2012, including several Dallas premieres! To kick things off, we'll screen an interesting documentary on the restoration of a Frank Lloyd Wright icon in Oak Park Illinois.

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December 29, 2011

Happy New Year!

The Center will close at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 29 and remain closed on Friday, December 30. We'll see you bright and early in the New Year on January 2!

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December 22, 2011

DCFA Holiday Hours

The Center will close at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 23. We will reopen on Tuesday, December 27. Happy holidays, everyone!

December 14, 2011

Making Your List...and Checking It Twice

Making Your List...and Checking It Twice

If you’re like me, the holidays have snuck up on you. But we have some ideas for gifts for the architecture-design aficionados in your life. Or even a present or two to yourself. Click through for all the scoop...

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December 01, 2011

2011 AIA Dallas Design Awards Exhibition Opens

Our newest exhibition features award-winning work by Dallas architects. The projects span the globe, from locally to South Korea.

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September 14, 2011

Looking Forward While Looking Back....

Looking Forward While Looking Back....

The study of architecture is always a balancing act. How do you concentrate on looking forward to what your city can become in the future while still celebrating architectural legacy? Our just-closed exhibition Context/Contrast did just that by examining new architecture in historic districts. With examples from New York (the show’s origination point) and our own fair city, it was an interesting look at how communities can transform themselves without destroying their past.Two events in the past week accomplished the same thing. Read on for more...

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July 08, 2011

Destination Dallas A Great Success

Destination Dallas A Great Success

A couple of weeks ago, we were proud to partner with the Nasher Sculpture Center and The Rachofsky House on Destination Dallas, a week-long architecture workshop under the tutelage of Peter Goldstein that had students all around the area for sketching, tours, speakers and projects. Here’s a summary of what they were up to.

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June 17, 2011

DCFA Supports UTA SEED Program

DCFA Supports UTA SEED Program

In addition to our own public educational programs on architecture and design, the Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation supports partnerships and collaborations with other organizations by making grants. This year, the Foundation continued its strong relationship with the UTA School of Architecture and its SEED program.

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June 03, 2011

DCFA Scholarships and Fellowships Announced for 2011.

One of our most important programs here at the Dallas Center for Architecture is our scholarships and fellowships program. Through the generosity of major donors and fundraising events over the years, the DCFA Foundation awards thousands of dollars each year to students for the study and research of architecture and design. The Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation is pleased to announce the 2011 scholarship and fellowship recipients.

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May 20, 2011

Philip Johnson: The Dallas Connections

Philip Johnson: The Dallas Connections

We had another great movie night Wednesday night. (Join us for a two-part screening of Ken Burns’ documentary on Frank Lloyd Wright next month.) It was a mid-century Modern double feature…an interesting documentary on Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House and its rescue from possible destruction and a wonderful film on Philip Johnson centered on his Glass House complex in New Canaan, Connecticut. Read on for how it led us to a great book on Johnson's work in the Lone Star State.

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