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Beyond the Riverwalk: San Antonio Working to Honor Many Histories in its Parks

This article by Raj Mankad was originally published by The Dirt on March 21, 2017. Follow Rice Design Alliance‘s publications and events about living in floodplains at #H2Ouston and #SyntheticNature. San Antonio‚Äôs historic downtown is the main draw for a tourism industry with a $13 billion impact. The history is about as thick as it […]

03.31.17 Landscape
Other Cities
Place
Public Space
Urban Planning

Ruby City: David Adjaye Designs an “Important Civic Moment” for San Antonio

You can see in the renderings of Ruby City, the building David Adjaye Associates has designed to hold the Linda Pace Foundation’s art collection in San Antonio, the same “skewed, swelling shapes” that architectural historian Stephen Fox praises in his essay in Cite 78. “[Adjaye’s] buildings,” writes Fox, “don’t conform to their programs and sites; […]

06.02.16 Architecture
Infrastructure

State of Museums: Artpace in San Antonio

Follow OffCite’s State of Museums series and the forthcoming issue of Cite, guest edited by Ronnie Self, author of The Architecture of Art Museums. Use the hashtag #StateOfMuseums to view related content on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. The Texas Historical Commission has estimated that there are at least 660 museums in Texas, ranging from spectacular […]

01.23.15 Architecture