December 22, 2010

2010: The Year in Dallas Architecture

D Magazine's Front Row asked us for a look back at 2010 in architecture. They posted it online yesterday (and we were reminded that we left off Philip Johnson's Interfaith Chapel...doh!), but if you missed it, we've republished it here after the jump.

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December 20, 2010

Chicago's Tribune/Blair Kamin Best and Worst Lists

At the request of the folks over at D’s FrontRow blog, we’re working on a look back at architecture happenings here in Bog D. Stay tuned for that. In the meantime, here’s the Chicago Tribune’s Blair Kamin with his best and worst lists.

December 10, 2010

Light Rail and Subways and Podcars, oh, my...

On Monday, DART opened the Green Line, making it the largest light-rail system in the country. In that vein, here are several transportation-related stories.

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December 08, 2010

Alexander Mansion Holiday Tour This Weekend

Alexander Mansion Holiday Tour This Weekend

We told you last year about this time about the Alexander Mansion bedecked in its finest for the holidays. One of three surviving grand homes that lined Ross Avenue at the turn of the 20th century, it is now owned by the Dallas Woman's Forum and they open it to the public around Christmas-time. Now's your chance to see it. Jump for the details.

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December 02, 2010

News You Can Use...

As the week winds up, here’s a news round-up of stories that caught our eye. A new park plan for Chicago, the challenges for a new kind of Vegas casino and a rebirth of sorts for a community of freed slaves in Brooklyn.

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November 29, 2010

A Miesian Adventure

A Miesian Adventure

We think we know Modernism…and then you have the chance to experience one of the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s great tours. This one, focusing on Mies van der Rohe and his masterpieces, including the incomparable Farnsworth House. Read on for more on our experience.

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November 18, 2010

Musings from Near and Far...

Lots of great posting to come in the next couple of weeks. This week's conference of the Association of Architecture Organizations brought folks together from around the world to share best practices and inspirations. So stay tuned for some of the great information we gathered. In the meantime, here are a few news links from hither and yon...

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November 03, 2010

Oh, Did We Mention ROCKITECTURE?

Sorry to have been so lax in posting news updates but we're up tp our eyeballs in planning next Thursday's ROCKITECTURE fundraiser. You know you want to know jump for details.

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October 20, 2010

Sacred Spaces Times Two

We have Sacred Spaces on the brain around here. First up is our tour with the Arts District next week. And then our November film takes a look at Fay Jones and some of his most famous architecture. More details after the jump.

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October 15, 2010

Small Scale, Big Change

Just a quickie post today as we prep for a busy weekend of walking tours and the TED conference. New York's Museum of Modern Art has opened "Small Scale, Big Change," an exhibition on the architecture of social engagement. We have links to several reviews after the jump.

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