Texas Architect Sept/Oct 2011: Design Awards
The September/October 2011 edition featured the Texas Society of Architects’ Design Awards. Jurors – Steve Dumez, FAIA; James Russell, FAIA; and David Salmela, FAIA – gave awards to: Arthouse by LTL Architects; Brockman Hall for Physics by Kieran Timberlake; Cabin on Flathead Creek by Andersson-Wise Architects; Rainwater Court by Dick Clark Architecture (with Architecture for Humanity); Sam Houston Tollway NE Toll Plaza by RdlR Architects; Singing Bell Ranch by Max Levy Architect; Sisters’ Retreat by Mell Lawrence Architects; and five projects by Lake/Flato Architects—Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus, Armstrong Oil & Gas, Brown Residence, Cutting Horse Ranch, and Full Goods Warehouse and Il Sogno. Other articles covered Fountain Place as winner of the 25-Year Award, Texas Accessibility Standards, Houston Mod, the North Texas Sustainability Showcase, Bob Borson’s “Life of an Architect” blog. Jim Atkins and Grant Simpson outlined roles as specified in AIA contract documents.
2011 Design Awards p r o j e c t Sam Houston Tollway Northeast Main Plaza and Exit Toll Plazas, Houston c l i e n t Harris County Toll Road Authority a r c h i t e c t RdlR Architects d e s i g n t e a m Stephanie Giet; Rey de la Reza, FAIA; Lorie Westrick, AIA; Howard Merrill, AIA; Eduardo Marquez c o n t r a c t o r SpawGlass Civil Construction c o n s u l t a n t s CobbFendley (project coordination, civil and toll infrastructure design, construction administration); LJA Engineering (structural); Ferguson Consulting (electrical); Advanced Technologies (MP); ATI-CM (cost estimating); BOS Lighting Design (lighting); Harris County Public Infrastructure Department Toll Road Section (owner rep); KBR (construction management); ETC (toll equipment) p h o t o g r a p h e r s Chad McGhee; Mark Gaynor Sam Houston Tollway Northeast Toll Plazas by JESSE HAGER 76 T E X A S A R C H I T E C T 9 / 1 0 2 0 1 1