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Continuing Education | Events | Tours | THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30 8:30 AM TAF Tour des Monuments – 9th Annual Texas BIKiTECTS Ride 8:30 a.m. departure from Trinity Crossing, Hyatt Regency Dallas Join fellow architects, emerging professionals and biking enthusiasts for a Sunday morning ride through downtown, the Arts District, and other significant places and neighborhoods. Registration is through the Texas Architectural Foundation (TAF) via the link at texasarchitect.org (click on the TAF icon) where additional details are available. This fundraiser helps support TAF’s scholarship program for students pursuing professional architecture degrees at qualified Texas universities. To ride, required contributions are: students, $20; individuals $50. Additional donations are encouraged, too, even if not participating in the ride. Need more information? Contact taf@texasarchitect.org.

9:00 AM–11:00 AM Tour K: Cowboys Stadium Cowboys Stadium enhances the international Cowboys brand with its modern, progressive architecture while incorporating elements of Texas Stadium’s heritage. As the largest NFL venue ever built, the new stadium boasts the most spectacular column-free room in the world, stretching a quarter-mile in length. The expansive retractable roof is also the largest of its kind. When closed, the roof encompasses 104 million cubic feet of volume. This Sunday morning outing, complete with breakfast treats, is a chance to grasp the full magnitude of this HKS Sports & Entertainment Group project. (limited to 40; fee includes breakfast and map/driving directions) Cowboys

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Tour L: Perot Museum of Nature and Science The Museum of Nature & Science is the result of a 2006 merger of three cultural institutions—the Dallas Museum of Natural History (est. 1936), The Science Place (est. 1946), and the Dallas Children’s Museum (est. 1995). The Museum has begun the process of expansion with a second facility to address the growing need for science, math, and technology education. Designed by Pritzker Prizewinning architect Thom Mayne of mOrphosis, the project has already received a 2010 Chicago Athenaeum Award. This hardhat tour provides a rare opportunity to see history in the making and a view of the site and exterior from the 17th floor of the nearby 17Seventeen McKinney Avenue. Breakfast treats will be provided as well. (limited to 40; fee includes breakfast and map/driving directions) Sponsored by TLC Engineering for Architecture 111071 LUHs 1.5

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72nd Annual Convention | Design Products & Ideas Expo

Texas Architects' Convention: 2011 Registration Guide  

72nd Annual Convention andDesign Products & Ideas Expo27-29 October 2011Dallas Convention Center With stirring keynote speakers, invigorati...