Perkins+Will’s Filo Castore, AIA selected as the 2013 Publications Chair for Texas Architect

01/23/2013 | Perkins+Will

Houston, Texas – Perkins+Will, a global leader in sustainable architecture and design, is pleased to announce that Filo Castore, AIA - Corporate+Commercial+Civic leader for the Houston practice, has been selected as the new 2013 Publications Chair for Texas Architect.

Since its founding in 1950, Texas Architect, Texas Society of Architects bi-monthly periodical, has remained one of the nation’s largest and most respected architectural publications that promote the creation of safe, beautiful and sustainable environments. Filo’s role will be to assist the Texas Architect staff in strategic planning, formulation of goals and direction for the Society’s publications.

Filo has been a part of the Publication Committee since 2007 and will be an asset to the Texas Society of Architects by offering extensive knowledge from his innovative work processes that are synergistic and collaborative.

Filo is a tireless advocate for sustainable design and is deeply involved in local, regional and national architectural communities, including leadership roles shaping sustainable policies. His accomplishments demonstrate his intent and commitment to making a positive impact on our built environment and the future of the community.
Filo may be contacted at, or 713.366.4004
For more information, visit the Texas Architect Website

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Established in 1935, Perkins+Will ( is an integrated design firm serving clients from offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Ottawa, Research Triangle Park, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. The firm practices architecture, interiors, branded environments, planning + strategies and urban design for clients in the aviation + transit, corporate + commercial + civic, healthcare, higher education, K-12 education, science + technology and sports + recreation markets. Perkins+Will routinely ranks among the world’s top design firms and has received hundreds of awards, including the number one ranking in the Top 50 firms list published by Architect Magazine. Social responsibility has been a driving philosophy at Perkins+Will since the firm’s beginnings in 1935. The firm has committed to the 1% Solution through Public Architecture, promising to donate time pro bono to non-profit organizations in need of design services. With more LEED Accredited Professionals than any design firm in North America, Perkins+Will is recognized as the preeminent sustainable design firm in the country. Perkins+Will was the first multi-office company to commit to the 2030 Challenge, in which the firm has pledged that all of our projects be designed for carbon neutrality by the year 2030.