The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, will open its Nancy and Rich Kinder Building to the public on November 21. The Kinder Building is characterized by porosity, opening the ground floor at all elevations.
International architecture firm Adjaye Associates has been selected to lead the design of a new student center at Rice University, Houston, Texas, that will largely replace the Rice Memorial Center (RMC).
Southern Methodist University’s (SMU’s) Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium, Dallas, Texas, has earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). To realize the project’s aesthetic, performance, and sustainability goals, high-performance curtain wall, storefront, and wide stile entrance systems was used.