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On Aug. 22, 2019, representatives from Bautex Systems and Masa Studio Architects led a tour of Gracewood’s new community center.

On Aug. 22, 2019, Bautex Systems’ Chris Leonard, Paul Brown and Gretchen Kliafas with Emily Ledbetter, project manager from Masa Studio Architects, were joined by more than 50 architects, engineers, general contractors and community leaders for a tour of Gracewood’s new community center. The new, 15,000 sq. ft. community center is one of the most flood and wind resistant buildings currently under construction in Harris County.

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Kirksey Architecture is now carbon neutral and makes first-ever carbon storage transaction on Texas Gulf Coast

With the purchase of carbon storage from 386 acres of marshlands along the Texas coast, Kirksey Architecture has met its goal of becoming a carbon-neutral company. The purchase represents the first transaction of the Texas Coastal Exchange (TCX), a non-profit seeking to establish a marketplace to buy and sell ecological services and to allow firms to offset their carbon footprint by supporting the conservation of local ecosystems.

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"Out of Many, One People" by Design Collaborative and Hines Architecutre + Design was selected in an international design competition for Jamaica's new Houses of Parliament.

Over the last year, I have lead the design for a very important competition that was near and dear to my heart. As a Jamaican-American, it was a once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in a global competition to design the new Houses of Parliament in Kingston Jamaica. The competition was sponsored by the Jamaican urban Development Corporation on behalf of the Government of Jamaica.

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Ewing, Starks, and Loose Named as VLK Architects’ Associates

VLK Architects proudly announces the appointment of Brad Ewing, Rudy Starks NCARB, and Ken Loose as new Associates. To become Associate, individuals must be self-motivated and consistently demonstrate the initiative, talent, and commitment of assuming additional responsibilities and leadership roles. They also must show exceptional understanding of the many facets of the architectural practice, develop and strengthen relationships with our clients and business associates, guide and enhance the development of staff, and contribute to the advancement of the firm through innovative ideas and efforts.

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Catherine Callaway, AIA, LEED AP has been named the 2019 AIA Houston Ben Brewer Young Architect

Kirksey Architecture is proud to announce that Catherine Callaway, AIA, LEED AP has been named the 2019 AIA Houston Ben Brewer Young Architect. This is the fifth time a Kirksey employee has been the recipient of such a recognition–-previous winners include Kirksey President Wes Good (2001), Executive Vice President and Interior Architecture Team Leader Brian Malarkey (2004), Vice President and PreK-12 Team Leader Nicola Springer (2009), and Vice President and Sustainability Director Julie Hendricks (2012).