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.
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 indeed be beautiful — if it is in the hands of Booker T Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts sculpture students.
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.
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?
Guest blogger Gail Sachson finds the new hospital is full of healing art.
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.
The deadline is January 9.
Finally, some good news about an old Dallas building not being arrogantly bulldozed.
The Secrets of the Meyerson continues with a look at who crafted the concert hall’s acoustics….and how they did it.