Southwest Editor's Picks

Southwest Editor's Picks

Johnston Marklee’s design for the Menil Drawing Institute.
Courtesy Johnston Marklee

The Southwest got another major dose of architecture and urbanism in 2014, which we covered with the founding of AN‘s southwest regional print newspaper. Austin and San Antonio approved multimodal transit hubs, Nelson Byrd Woltz laid out plans to revamp Houston’s Memorial Park, and Louisiana got resiliency master plans. And that’s just the start of it.

Designed by Lake-Flato and Shepley Bulfinch, Austin’s new central library will be a hub for the capital city.










Eclecticism Ordered

A polyphony of design voices make up Austin’s new Lamar Union complex.


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