Texas Society of Architects’ 25-Year Award Presented to I. M. Pei & Partners’ Fountain Place

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Each year the Texas Society of Architects recognizes a building that was completed 25-50 years ago which they believe has “stood the test of time by retaining its central form, character, and overall architectural integrity”.  This year, the prestigious honor is awarded to Fountain Place, designed by of I. M. Pei & Partners and completed back in 1986 in , Texas.

New Yorkers top Architectural Events of 2010

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This years architectural events in New York are bound to have a meaningful effect on the years to come; the decision by to add another tower complementing I.M Pei’s existing Silver Towers complex (rather than their initial plan to demolish them), the opening of the first section of Brooklyn Bridge Park coupled with the completion of the High Line has re-established New York City as a key model to reference when it comes to designing urban public space, and finally construction began on Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, by , to name a few.

From transportation, urban planning, exhibitions, residential and office buildings follow the break to see the New Yorkers list of some of the most influential decisions surrounding architecture over the past year in New York.