Texas Architect - Jan/Feb 2013: Residential Design
In this edition, we have included a collection ofhouses that illustrates the extensive collaborationnecessary for an effective relationshipbetween architect and client. This dialogueresults in homes that are true to the ideas anddesires of the people who inhabit them. Distinctlifestyles and budgets are fully expressed in thehouse that grew around a kitchen; in a modest,transportable home; a playful pool house; ahouse that embraces a tree; and in a collectionof homes that resolved an important need forurban housing.
Marketplace Deadline for Submission to the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten and Top Ten + The AIA Committee on the Environment is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects Awards. The awards program recognizes exemplary and innovative built projects that establish a standard of excellence in sustainable design, demonstrate its benefits, and educate both the profession and the public. be received by 8:00 p.m. eastern standard time on January 25, 2013. All architects licensed in the U.S. are invited to submit their completed built projects, regardless of project size, budget, style, building type, or location. Entries are welcomed and encouraged from both established and new practitioners and designers, and from small firms and large. New buildings and renovations/restorations are eligible. Projects must be built and completed after 2003 and at least three months prior to the submission deadline. “Completion” is synonymous with “substantial completion” as defined in the standard AIA documents governing construction. The entry is to be submitted by the architect. The submitting architect may qualify as a member of a design team, whether or not serving as the head of the team. When one architect is not the sole author, all other participants contributing substantially to the design of the project must be given credit as part of the submission, regardless of professional discipline. Project authorship must remain anonymous during jury deliberations. If authorship is revealed on any submission materials — images, plans, or narrative — the entry will be disqualified. A project that credits any 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects Awards jury member or his/her firm as architect, associate architect, consultant, or client is ineligible and will be disqualified if submitted. All submissions must trophyology.com AIA COTE is currently accepting nominations for the 2012 Top Ten Green Projects Awards and the new Top Ten + Awards. ARCHITECT DESIGNED & ARTISAN CRAFTED AWARDS & GIFTS Building Better Schools. Rusty Crawford Director of Business Development firstname.lastname@example.org www.fibrebond.com 103 Natalie’s Point Burnet, TX 78611 Direct 512.826.2903 66 Texas Architect 1/2 2013