By Robert Perla Ventura Known by his friends as ”Bird,” Keeland became one of Houston’s premier architects. Burdette Keeland, Jr. was a man as busy as they come. As an architect, professor, and chairperson of the Houston Planning Commission, Keeland was always working to better our city. A graduate of the University of Houston (UH) […]
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Past, Present, and Future: The Women Shaping Houston’s Architecture
By Houston History Magazine on April 24, 2018 in Business and Industry, Education, Houstonians, University of Houston, Women
Architecture has helped cities create identities and given the citizens a sense of home. Few people can look at their skylines without having a sense of pride. The people who help shape these spaces often work in the background — especially women. With architecture being one of the last fields to integrate women into the […]
Three Continents: From the Bayou to the Biennale
By Houston History Magazine on October 31, 2014 in Arts & Culture, Education, Energy and Environment, Houstonians, Preservation, University of Houston
From the Gulf of Mexico to the heart of downtown, the Houston Ship Channel has proved to be a vital piece of the city’s growth for one hundred years. Through history, we can trace how Houston’s economic ethos has transformed a narrow, winding bayou into an international epicenter of import.