Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Dallas Arts District Tour in October

The Dallas Center for Architecture, Nasher Sculpture Center, Winspear Opera House, and Wyly Theater are among projects to be highlighted on the Dallas Arts District Tour (Tour A, Thurs., Oct. 27, 9:30 am to noon) during the Texas Society of Architects Annual Convention and Design Products and Ideas Expo, Oct. 27-29, 2011. 

Several of the projects on the Dallas Arts District tour were featured in the March/April 2011 issue of Texas Architect magazine. Read about these projects in the issue posted below.

Winspear Opera House
Winspear Opera House

Wyly Theater
Wyly Theater

The Arts District is one of twelve tours that will showcase innovative designs by regional and nationally renowned architects. Stay tuned to the Society's blog and other communication outlets for more information on tours, Continuing Education sessions, and events.

Convention registration opens mid summer.

Below is a complete list of the 2011 Texas Society of Architects' convention tours:

Tour A: Walking the Dallas Arts District
Tour B: Classic Modern Dallas - The Rose Residence
Tour C: Oak Cliff Community Renewal
Tour D: Victory Park - Urban Redevelopment
Tour E: Backstage Pass - Winspear and Wyly Performance Venues
Tour F: On Campus at SMU - Past, Present, and Future
Tour G: Trinity River Audubon Center
Tour H: Designed for Learning - Three Special Schools
Tour I: Mind, Body, and Soul (a library, research lab, and chapel)
Tour J: Urban Reserve - A Modern Neighborhood
Tour K: Cowboys Stadium
Tour L: Perot Museum of Nature and Science

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