Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Studio Awards Featured in Texas Architect

On July 16, 2010, a jury of three Arizona architects  selected four unbuilt projects to receive 2010 TSA Studio Awards. The following projects were awarded and are featured in the current issue of Texas Architect magazine. Pick up the Nov/Dec issue to read about the innovative projects and view more images.

Color Clock House
Color Clock House, by Max Levy, FAIA, of Max Levy Architect, is a plan for a 2,400-sf speculative house in Dallas. According to the architect, the project is a "small house [that] connects with something big: sky and sunlight."


Warren Ranch Visitor's Center
Warren Ranch Visitor's Center, by students of Architecture Design VI Studio at Prairie View A&M School of Architecture (including student Gary Fondel, faculty advisor Heidi Dellafera Eagleton, and teaching assistant Adam Boutte), is designed for the Katy Prairie Conservancy for a site in Hockley on the largest cattle ranch in Harris County. The 20,000-sf compound includes the adaptive re-use of a 90-year-old barn.

edgeHouse, by C. Graham Beach, J. Brantley Hightower, and Jennifer Young, is a concept for a house located on a standard residential lot on the northwest side of Marfa that creates spatial conditions to accommodate both solitary retreats and social gatherings.

Pegboard, designed by Bengie Daniels, AIA, and Derek Keck, both of Latitude Architects; and Jon Gately and Michael Day, both of Object 31, envisions a house in Ghana assembled with a kit of light-weight concrete components poured on site. Other elements are handcrafted by local artisans with bamboo and wood.

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