Texas Architect March/April 2013: Retail Redevelopment and Design
This issue explores the role of retail developmentand planning initiatives in the life of communitiesand city streets, as well as the importance ofthe experience and functionality of a retail space.
Trends of the Trade Marketplace trophyology.com 512.788.4558 CLIDE Awards Call for Entries The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is currently accepting applications for its Celebrating Leadership in Development Excellence (CLIDE) Awards. The call for entries ends on March 15. The CLIDE awards are bestowed on endeavors that exemplify one or more â€œPrinciples of Development Excellenceâ€? and serve as examples of quality development practices in North Central Texas. The Council encourages individuals to submit applications for outstanding projects, programs, or policies in their community that are helping to ensure a sustainable North Texas. Entries are being accepted in the following five categories: new development, redevelopment, special development, raising public awareness, and public policy and planning. For more information, including the specific eligibility requirements for each category, visit www.developmentexcellence.com. Applications must be submitted online. Awards will be presented at the NCTCOG Assembly on June 14, 2013. ARCHITECT DESIGNED & ARTISAN CRAFTED AWARDS & GIFTS UTSA Summer Career Academy High school and college students are invited to participate in a two-week summer introduction to the careers of architecture and interior design hosted by the University of Texas San Antonio. The Summer Career Academy in Architecture and Interior Design will be taught by faculty members of the College of Architecture and held at The Architecture Studios of the Monterey Building, UTSA Downtown Campus. The course will introduce participants to many of the challenges and rewards involved in the creation of the designed environment. It will provide the students with visual and hands-on design exercises, field trips to local firms and project sites, and tours of significant San Antonio architecture. Previous architecture or design experience is not required. The Summer Career Academy will take place from June 10-21, 2013, Monday through Friday from 12:30 - 4:30 pm. The cost of the program is $650, and space is limited to 28 students. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information and application materials, contact Professor Stephen Temple at stephen. firstname.lastname@example.org. BRIK is an interactive portal to professionally reviewed research and case studies on all facets of the built environment. 312 944 8230 Chicago Minneapolis 612 339 5958 214 747 8300 Dallas schulershook.com 74 Texas Architect 3/4 2013