Designed with Taste: Railway Heights

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$45 (includes lite bites and cocktails)
$25 (includes lite bites)

​1.5 LUs

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February 16, 2022
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Railway Heights
8200 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007

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Architecture Center Houston
Designed with Taste: Railway Heights
February 16, 2022, 5-7pm

How do your surroundings impact your dining experience? Designed with Taste, a new series from Architecture Center Houston, will bring guests into Houston’s hot restaurants to explore this question. Hear about the design inspiration for the space, and how it interacts with the culinary offerings. Does the food influence the design, or the design influence the food? Enjoy lite bites and cocktails and decide for yourself.

Food halls have been making an impact on Houston dining for the past several years. Offering up a curated selection of locally-owned, chef-driven restaurants, they are changing the ways that people eat together.

One of the newest, Railway Heights Market, is a 24,000 s.f. food hall and market designed by Loe Ortega Architecture. It features local food and retail vendors, art gallery, ample outdoor space, a grocery, and a nearby beer garden.  The architect, operator, and vendors collaborated to transform an existing shell space to a dynamic and diverse venue.  

Join us for a tour and taste of Railway Heights. Vanessa Ortega, AIA, Loe Ortega Architecture; Shepard Ross, Company of Nomads, and local food vendors will discuss how the building’s design balances aesthetics and functionality while also reflecting the various cuisines.

Railway Heights Project Team:
Client: Company of Nomads
Architect: Loe Ortega Architecture
Core and Shell Architect: Method Architecture
Contractor: Forney Construction

1.5 LUs

Designed with Taste is a series of tours and discussions on how food influences design. Events will occur throughout the year, taking place at a locally owned restaurant designed by a local architect