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May 13, 2011

Preservation Dallas Makes Awards

Wednesday night, we were among the full-capacity crowd at AMC NorthPark as Preservation Dallas presented its 12th annual Preservation Achievement Awards, with Neiman Marcus’ Ken Downing as master of ceremonies. Jump for more and a full list of honorees.

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May 05, 2011

The Designed Landscape in Dallas

The Designed Landscape in Dallas

Last Friday, a capacity crowd gathered at the Nasher Sculpture Center for a symposium on “The Designed Landscape in Dallas.”

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April 21, 2011

Architectural Opportunities for Students

It’s great when we can be a part of opening a younger student’s eyes to the architecture around them. Our walking tours are always fun when it’s a high school group. And, just Tuesday night, the Center was filled with student artists, their teachers and parents as we celebrated the great work in our The Art of Architecture exhibition.We’re brainstorming on other programs for this age group. Including a kite-building workshop for 8-10 year-olds in a couple of weeks. Today we take our news item to let you know about a couple of summer workshops that you should consider…

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April 16, 2011

James Corner and the High Line

James Corner and the High Line

New York's High Line is one of the most interesting spaces/places I've experienced in a while. And James Corner, the project's landscape architect, gave one of the best Dallas Architecture Forum lectures I've seen. Foiled by a dead cell phone (dang Treo Palm), I was unable to live Tweet the talk, but thought I would throw out a couple of the points I jotted down as I listened. Jump for more.

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April 06, 2011

The Art Of Architecture

After receiving a record number of entries, the Dallas Center for Architecture is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s The Art of Architecture juried art contest. Winners’ works will be on display at the Center from April 7 to May 13, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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March 22, 2011

More Arts District Discussion....

More Arts District Discussion....

Even a year and a half after the AT&T Performing Arts Center opened, our Dallas Arts District is still getting plenty of ink (or whatever the Web equivalent is) these days. Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin is the latest to chime in. (He did his research when in town recently for a Dallas Architecture Forum lecture.) Jump with us for his comments and the responses from near and far that have ensued.

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March 11, 2011

Around the World with Architecture

We're very proud of our scholarship/fellowship program here at DCFA. Over the years, generous donors have made it possible for students and architects to travel, study and research architecture all over the globe. Now, you have the chance to see firsthand some of the results.

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February 15, 2011

Dallas Architecture Forum Receives National AIA Award

Congratulations to DCFA resident and frequent collaborator Dallas Architecture Forum for receiving the American Institute of Architects 2011 Institute Honors for Collaborative Achievement! The awards, to be presented at the 2011 AIA National Convention and Design Exposition in New Orleans, recognize and encourage distinguished achievements of allied professionals, clients, organizations, architect teams, knowledge communities, and others who have had a beneficial influence on or advanced the architectural profession.

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February 11, 2011

DCFA Foundation Scholarship Program Underway

The Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation proudly administers a scholarship and fellowship program to support the next generation of architects. Provided by a multitude of generous sponsors, these scholarships provide travel funds, tuition support and other grants to high school and college architecture students, as well as young architects just beginning their careers.Scholarship applications are available online and due by March 31 each year. Awards are announced by the end of April.A description of each scholarship/fellowship is at this link, with additional links to individual applications and descriptions.

February 10, 2011

Open for Business!

Yes, it's cold. But no ice and snow today so we're back at it here at the Center. And it promises to be a beautiful weekend. Come join us on Saturday for our Main Street Walking Tour!

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