Rice University Walking Tour - December 18
December 18, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston, TX 77005
Brought to you by the ArCH Walking/Bicycle Tours
Rice University and Rice School of Architecture both celebrated their Centennial in 2012. A treasure trove of great architecture, the timeless campus features designs by Cram, Goodhue, & Ferguson; John Staub; William Ward Watkin; Michael Graves; Kieran Timberlake; Ricardo Bofill; Cesar Pelli; Lake/Flato Architects; and many other local and internationally renowned architects. Also on the tour are large scale art works by James Turrell and Michael Heizer. From Lovett Hall to Brochstein Pavilion, this tour will look at some of the more unique, hidden, important and historical features of Rice University's Campus. In addition to the architecture we will explore the context surrounding each building, the quads, courts and axes, how these elements work together to shape collegiate space.
Tour meets on the front lawn of Lovett Hall, building 1 on the Rice University map, 6100 Main. Recommended parking in Rice University Visitor Lovett Parking Lovett Lot (LS or LN) or Founder's Court (FC) Visitor's Lot. Credit card is required to access parking.
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The 2021-22 Rice University Walking Tours are sponsored by the Tom Joiner family in honor of John E. Joiner, AIA.