Lamplighter School Innovation Lab and Barn

January 1, 2019

You may wonder why an elegant version of an industrial shed would be appropriate for a new Innovation Lab at a private elementary day school—it seems to be a down-home kind of architectural expression for an affluent section of North Dallas.

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The Preston Hollow Residence by Bodron+Fruit

October 23, 2018

Bodron+Fruit, in conjunction with Talley Associates, have designed a residence in Dallas, Texas, for a couple that wanted a home that could display their ever-growing art collection.

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Redefining Downtown Dallas

October 3, 2018

Look around at new construction in any dense American city and you’ll likely spot office towers with ground-floor transparency designed to engage the sidewalk and passersby.

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Texas Architect Magazine Design Awards 2018: 400 Record

September 1, 2018

The Texas Society of Architects 2018 Design Awards jury met on May 10 and 11 in Austin to review 259 entries from across the state. After a thorough deliberation process, the jury selected 14 winners that represent a wide array of project scales and types, ranging from large mixed-use urban developments to temporary installations. We are pleased to announce that 400 South Record was one of those projects.

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Luxury 30-Story Condo Tower Reaching New Heights in Fort Worth

April 9, 2018

A luxury residential condo tower in downtown Fort Worth proposed by Houston-based Zamco Properties has been approved by the city's design review board for additional stories. The project will bring 135 high-end homes to the site bound by North Henderson Street, West Bluff Street, Mills Street and West Peach Street in downtown Fort Worth.

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Fort Worth Approves Zoning for 30-Story Luxury Condo

April 4, 2018

Fort Worth council members approved zoning Tuesday for The Worth, a 30-story luxury condominium tower planned for downtown.

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2017-2018 Caudill Award Winners Announced

January 17, 2018

Northwest ISD wins the 2017-2018 Caudill Award for its Outdoor Learning Center, a 193-acre facility that serves up to 650 students each day. The site has ponds, woodlands, and wetlands with trails designed to offer opportunities for teaching and learning. New facilities include the “Great Hall” and three pavilions that can hold up to 600 people. The Great Hall, as the main entry point, provides various sized indoor community, business, and district functions.

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4 of the Most Massive Mixed-Use Projects in Dallas' Pipeline

August 17, 2017

Westdale and KDC's eight-acre, transit-oriented development at Good Latimaer Expressway and Pacific Street in Deep Ellum will combine office, multifamily and boutique hotel when it is completed in late 2019. An adaptive reuse will turn the Union Bakers Building into a new, 164-room Pittman Hotel, developed by Vine Street Ventures.

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Bryan Rising

July 26, 2017

Aggieland goes chic with the debut of The Stella, the area's first independent full-service hotel. Already a utopia for Aggie sports lovers, not to mention a destination of note for Texas wine aficionados, Bryan steps it up a notch with The Stella- a bona fide boutique retreat. Showcased in Lake Walk, Bryan-College Station's emergent, 180,000-square-foot town center and planned community...

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Striking New Skyscraper in Downtown Dallas will be Tallest in Decades

June 1, 2017

Chicago-based developer Amli Residential is building the tallest tower in Dallas in three decades. The 45- story apartment high-rise will go up on Field Street on downtown's north side. When the folks at Amli started planning the high-profile tower, they knew it had to be more than just another glass and concrete box.

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Construction Starts This Week on $136 Million Senior's Towers in North Dallas

April 18, 2017

Construstion will start this week on a two-tower seniors residential development in North Dallas. The $136 million Ventana development is being constructed across the street from NorthPark Center mall at the southwest corner of U.S. Highway 75 and Northwest Highway.

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Construction Kicks Off on Huge Deep Ellum Mixed-Use Project

March 22, 2017

Developers have quietly launched construction of what will be the largest mixed-use project in Dallas' Deep Ellum district. The Epic development is on the eastern edge of downtown at Elm Street and Good-Latimer Expressway. This week construction crews began site work on the property, which is adjacent to the historic Knights of Pythias Temple on Elm Street.

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What's Next for Dallas's Skyline? Developer Buys Site, Plans 40-Story Sky Scraper

March 20, 2017

Developers have purchased property to build downtown Dallas' first true skyscraper in seven years. Chicago-based Amli Residential bought the vacant block on Field Street just north of Ross Avenue. The developer plans to build an apartment tower over 40 stories tall on the parking lot next to the landmark Fountain Place office tower.

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Hang Out With Howler Monkeys at This New Nicaragua Resort

February 7, 2017

On 1,300 acres filled with animals and organic gardens, a Central American philanthropist has built one of the region’s most luxurious eco-resorts. "How do you like your gallo pinto in the morning?” Don Alfredo Pellas Jr. asked me over dinner my first night at Nekupe. This is not your usual small talk.

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Dallas Holocaust Museum Inches Toward Construction

January 20, 2017

In late October, the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum announced a series of steps to push a proposed new museum building into reality. With over two-thirds of funding secured, the museum launched a “Building a Foundation of Hope” capital campaign to raise the final portion of the $61 million budget needed to start construction.

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What's up with the top of that 400 Record Street tower in downtown Dallas?

November 1, 2016

Anyone who's been to the southwest side of downtown Dallas lately is asking the same thing - what's going on on the top of that building?

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Dallas Holocaust Museum to Build New State-of-the-Art Museum in Downtown Dallas

October 27, 2016

The Museum will have a new name--Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum--and an expanded mission to teach the history of the Holocaust and advance human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference at a time when Texas leads the nation in the number of active hate groups.

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World's Best Awards 2016 | The Best Resort Hotels in Mexico

July 7, 2016

Nestled between the dense Riviera Maya jungle and Playa del Carmen’s longest stretch of beach lies Mahekal Beach Resort, still basking in the glow of a three-year, $16 million re-imagination. Mahekal’s extensive re-imagination involved the complete restoration of the resort’s adjacent sister property, Las Palapas, to introduce an entirely new experience with the same authentic concept.

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2016 Recipient | Institute Honor Awards for Architecture

January 4, 2016

The stratified concrete facade of the Perot Museum is like a gigantic visual pun announcing the intention of the institution contained inside. Concrete is made from a scientific treatment of natural earthen material, and the museum is dedicated to nature and science.

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Richard J. Lee Elementary School

October 22, 2015

Richard J. Lee Elementary School incorporates environmentally-friendly elements, adding them as teaching tools for students. The first net zero elementary school designed and built in Texas, this school integrates principals of sustainability directly into its learning curriculum.

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The Seer with a Shovel

August 4, 2014

The landscape architect knew that street trees and tidy shrubbery would never do for the out-there Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Almost two years in, has he proved his point?

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Perot Museum of Nature and Science

January 15, 2013

Sheared and Shirred/Surfaces and Solids: Thom Mayne and his firm, Morphosis, turn a corner for the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas.

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Coy Talley on the Landscape Architecture of the Perot Museum

December 26, 2012

Coy Talley of Talley Associates recently collaborated with Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects to design the grounds of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Their shared vision of landscape-building integration resulted in a stunning design celebrating a cross section of Texas ecology.

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Bursting With Science, Some of It Unsettling

November 30, 2012

DALLAS — When you approach the new $185 million Perot Museum of Nature and Science, which opens here on Saturday, it is clear that you are not being led into a serene temple, where a harmonious cosmic order is going to be revealed.

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Building Flexibility into Mixed-Use Projects

May 31, 2012

An infill project configures the street grid to connect to nearby museums and surrounding uses so it can flexibly mix offices, retail space, hotel space, and housing.

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