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SXSW: The Collision of Design, Biology and Tech

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A sculpture, built by thousands of insects working in tandem with a robot. A building made of fungi bricks. These actually exist, and were spotlighted in a SXSW 2015 keynote on trends in modern design.

Arts Districts’ Artists Housing Is Going to Get A LOT Of New Neighbors

A plan to have working artists actually living in Dallas’ Arts District will now have them rubbing shoulders with wealthy neighbors. A 39-unit, low-cost housing project now will also be a luxury tower with storefront retail. All part of the plan, actually.

Scrap Can Be Beautiful When Booker T Students Sculpt and Solder

Scrap can indeed be beautiful — if it is in the hands of Booker T Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts sculpture students.

Dallas Not Even A Top 20 ‘Arts Vibrant’ City, Says New SMU Study

The study measures an area’s cultural vitality through such factors as arts employment, government support and non–profit dollars. And Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and even Austin do not rank high.

Cedar Fever? We Get A Tour of Where The MAC Is Headed Downtown

The MAC was in Uptown before Uptown existed. But now it’s headed south – to a sprawling, old complex in the Cedars. But will Kitchen Dog Theater move with it? Should it?

Clements Hospital Art : A Prescription for Precision

Guest blogger Gail Sachson finds the new hospital is full of healing art.

Critic’s Choice: Mark Lamster’s 2014 Highlights

We talk with the Dallas Morning News’ architecture critic about the Trinity Tollway, DART, DFW Airport, the change in the city’s talk about its future and one of his favorite small-scale design projects this past year.

Apply For KERA/KXT Community Advisory Board

The deadline is January 9.

Dallas Institute of Humanities Expands Into Old Uptown Home

Finally, some good news about an old Dallas building not being arrogantly bulldozed.

Secrets of the Meyerson: The Sound

The Secrets of the Meyerson continues with a look at who crafted the concert hall’s acoustics….and how they did it.

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