Saturday, August 27, 2011

Lancaster Boulevard

We have started our work as Design Architect on a new three-building development in downtown Fort Worth on the recently restored Lancaster Boulevard. Two of the structures feature four floors of apartments; the other is a six-story office building. All three projects will have retail on the ground floor. We’re honored to be selected to lead this exciting project located on a street of such architectural significance.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

losing our shared architectural heritage

In our fractious times it seems hard to believe that once people agreed that public architecture should be of the highest quality, incorporate significant art, and represent our our shared culture. Obviously, the GSA Design Excellence program still strives to achieve all of these goals (against significant headwinds), but I fear the big box has become the abiding symbol of our current "cut everything, invest in nothing" culture. This is worth a read: