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Trends of the Trade Form Follows Fitness 5K

Over 1,000 runners participated in the 2013 Form Follow Fitness 5K.

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On Saturday, February 22, the Dallas Center for Architecture (DCFA) will host its Third Annual Form Follows Fitness 5K. More than 1,500 runners, walkers, and design enthusiasts will come together for this race through downtown Dallas showcasing some of the city’s most impressive architectural icons. The run will begin at Klyde Warren Park at 9:00 a.m., and other sites along the route will include: Sir Norman Foster’s Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House; I.M. Pei’s Fountain Place and Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Hall; Rem Koolhaas’ Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre; Renzo Piano’s Nasher Sculpture Garden; Philip Johnson’s The Crescent; and Thom Mayne’s Perot Museum of Nature and Science. A 5K walk/ guided tour and 1K run will also be available. All proceeds from the event will benefit DCFA Foundation. DCFA was founded in 2008 and works to increase the public’s understanding of the power of architecture through scholarships, programs, exhibits and tours. Visit for more information and to register.

AIA CES & LA CES Lunch & Learns available!

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AIA Fort Worth Homes Tour Set for April Save the date for the 2014 AIA Fort Worth Homes Tour, taking place on April 26-27. This year’s tour will feature homes by Ames Fender, AIA, Bennett Benner Partners, Architects + Planners, Firm 817, John Wesley Jones, Architect, and Norman Ward, AIA. showcases outstanding residential architecture in the Fort Worth area designed by local architects and features a variety of living accommodations and architectural styles. The selected homes were chosen for their architectural excellence and ability to communicate to the public the important role the architect plays in residential design. The AIA Fort Worth Homes Tour helps make possible the variety of programs offered to the public throughout the year at the Center for Architecture in Fort Worth. With over 1,000 in attendance, it already has become one of the chapter’s most important outreach programs. The annual homes tour

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94 Texas Architect

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Texas Architect January/February 2014: Ecologies  
Texas Architect January/February 2014: Ecologies  

This issue on “Ecologies” explores urban design across Texas and focuses on the increasing importance of green infrastructure for our cities...