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Aug 13, 2018
Casa de Sombra, Rollingwood, Travis County
Design: Bade Stageberg Cox, Architects
contemporary Rollingwood residence in Texas
image from Chicago Athenaeum

Contemporary Rollingwood Residence
Casa de Sombra, named for an exploration of light and shadow, is a re-thinking of the suburban house that examines dichotomies between interior/exterior, public/private, and what it means to experience light and its absence.

Dec 5, 2017
East Austin District, Austin
Design: architects BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group
East Austin District Texas building design by BIG
image by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

East Austin District Arena
The new East Austin District created by Austin Sports & Entertainment and designed by award-winning architects BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group is an entirely new sports and entertainment neighborhood tailored to celebrate world-class sports and cultural experiences under one checkered roofscape.

News from US architecture studio of Miró Rivera Architects
Miró Rivera Architects at Austin Green Awards
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Miró Rivera Architects in Texas – Dec 12, 2016
LifeWorks and the AISD Performing Arts Center took home honors at the inaugural Austin Green Awards celebration on November 9. Launched this year by the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, the awards are the first program “to specifically highlight the outstanding accomplishments in the broad area of sustainable design and innovation” in Austin.

[Bracketed Space] House in Austin

Nov 10, 2016
Threshold House in Austin

Oct 13, 2016
Edgeland Residence in Austin

Oct 13, 2016
Annie Residence in Austin

Aug 28, 2016
Carved Cube House in West Austin

Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences, Lubbock
Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences
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Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences in Texas – 2 May 2016
This arts complex will be built in Lubbock, Texas, birthplace of the legendary 1950s pop star whose brief career influenced generations of musicians and fans.

The Secret Life of Buildings: A Call for Objects
A selection of twenty ‘Objects’ will be exhibited for two weeks around a three-day symposium to be staged by the Center for American Architecture and Design (CAAD) at The University of Texas at Austin in October 2016 called “The Secret Life of Buildings.”
The Secret Life of Buildings Architecture Competition

May 23, 2013
West Lake Hills Residence, Austin, Texas
Design: Specht Harpman
West Lake Hills Residence Texas
photo: Taggart Sorensen

West Lake Hills Residence
On a densely tree-covered site in the Austin, Texas exurb of West Lake Hills, Specht Harpman was tasked with the renovation and expansion of a modest 1970’s house. Much of the original internal structure was maintained, but the alterations sought to erase all visible traces of the original house.

Apr 5, 2013
Observation Tower at Circuit of the Americas, Austin
Design: Miró Rivera Architects
Austin Observation Tower
picture : Paul Finkel | Piston Design

Observation Tower at Circuit of the Americas Texas
Austin360 Amphitheater completed
Located southwest of downtown Austin, the Circuit of the Americas will be the host to the United States Formula 1 Grand Prix, MotoGP, V8 Supercar, and American Le Mans races starting with the inaugural race on November 16-18, 2012. Built around a 3.4 mile racetrack, the facility has the capacity for 120,000 visitors and will become a significant attraction for the city of Austin. Miró Rivera Architects designed the entry sequence into the facility, Grand Plaza, Observation Tower, Tower Amphitheater and Main Grandstand.

Jun 11, 2012
Menil Drawing institute Building, Houston
Johnston Marklee wins this Texan architecture competition
Menil Collection Building
image : David Chipperfield Architects
Menil Collection Houston

Jun 15, 2011
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Steven Holl Architects Selected for Expansion
The Caroline Wiess Law Building
photograph © MFAH
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
This project will involve the construction of a new museum building intended primarily for art after 1900 to complement the Audrey Jones Beck and Caroline Wiess Law Buildings. It will also try to integrate the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden and the expansion of the Glassell School of Art. A new parking facility will be added, as well.

Aug 3, 2011
Irving Convention Center
Design: RMJM Hillier Architects
Irving Convention Center
image from architect

Irving Convention Center
The Las Colinas Convention Centre in Texas, designed by RMJM Hillier’s New York Studio, is wrapped in copper cladding designed to generate a changing patina as it ages over time – a striking and timeless icon for a Western boomtown in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

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McNay Art Museum – Jane and Arthur Stieren Center for Exhibitions, San Antonio
Design: Jean-Paul Viguier S.A. d’Architecture
McNay Art Museum
photo : Jeff Goldberg / ESTO

McNay Art Museum

Texas Architecture

e-architect choose the key examples of Texan Buildings, USA. The focus is on contemporary Texan buildings.

We have 2 pages of Texan Architecture selections with links to many individual project pages.

Texas Architecture : news + key projects A-G (this page)

Texas Buildings : H-Z

Major Texas Building Designs, alphabetical:

Alpine Courthouse Building
Design: PageSoutherlandPage
Alpine Courthouse Building Texas
photo : Chris Cooper

Alpine Courthouse

Arthouse, Dallas
Design: Morrison Seifert Murphy
Arthouse Dallas
photograph from architects

Arthouse

Beechwood Residence, Dallas
Morrison Seifert Murphy
Dallas House
photo from architecs

Beechwood Residence

Berkshire Residence, Dallas
Morrison Seifert Murphy
New Texas Home
photograph : Charles Davis Smith © MSM

Berkshire Residence

Dallas Center for Performing Arts
Joshua Prince-Ramus / Rem Koolhaas
Wyly Theatre Dallas
photo : Iwan Baan

Wyly Theatre – AT&T Performing Arts Center

Destination Universitas, Nevada desert
Chetwood Architects
Destination Universitas
picture from architect

Texan architecture

Discovery Tower – office building, Houston
Gensler
Discovery Tower Houston
picture : Gensler

Discovery Tower Houston

El Paso Housing
OFIS, architects
El Paso Housing
picture from architects

El Paso Housing

Glendora I Residence, Dallas
Morrison Seifert Murphy
Glendora Residence
photograph from architects

Glendora Residence

GSA Field Office Building, Houston
PageSoutherlandPage
General Services Administration Office Building
photo : Timothy Hursley

GSA Field Office

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Major Texas Architecture Designs, A-G, no images, alphabetical:

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth

Philip Johnson

Annette Strauss Artist Square, Dallas
2008-
Foster + Partners

Austin City Hall + Public Plaza
2007
Antoine Predock Architect

Dallas City Hall, Dallas
1977
I.M. Pei and Partners

Dallas Cowboys Stadium & entertainment venue, Arlington
2007-09
HKS, Inc.
Due to be largest NFL stadium in the world

Fountain Place, Dallas
1986
Pei Cobb Freed and Partners

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts, Amarillo
2007-
Holzman Moss Architecture

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