Posts Tagged ‘Brent Brown’

Dallas Observer: Dallas sprouts green city block downtown

By Robert Wilonsky in News You Can Actually Use, Actually ​John Greenan has made it official: He and Brent Brown are going forward with Forwarding Dallas to fill that parking lot behind Dallas City Hall with a self-sustaining building. Says Greenan of his decision to go with the Portuguese architects behind the downtown hillside, “Dallas would be a richer…

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Architectural Record: A New Vision for Dallas

By Tim McKeough If all goes as planned, a self-sustaining, mixed-use project conceived by a team of Portugese architects will be constructed on a city block in Texas. In December, Portugal-based Atelier Data and MOOV were named the winners of Re:Vision Dallas, an international competition put on by the Central Dallas Community Development Corporation (CDCDC),…

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Dallas Observer’s front page feature on Re:Vision Dallas

Imagine, if you will, a utopia smack in the heart of downtown Dallas. In this green, sustainable building of tomorrow, you might roll out of bed, take a shower and find your runoff water feeding vegetation growing on the roof and walls, upon which you’ll feast later that night. Or maybe you’ll move downtown and…

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Updated: Urban Re:Vision Social Media PR Sweep – Dallas wants YOU

Re:Vision Dallas, the competition which gives creative urban design and community development professionals around the world a solid chance at creating America’s first fully sustainable innercity block, is sweeping social media around the world. Find out about it at www.revision-dallas.com. Enter the competition at www.urbanrevision.com. In addition to Italy, Serbia, United Kingdom, Brazil, Russia and…

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Dallas Sets Sights on Fully Sustainable Square Block Downtown

Dallas, TX – December 2, 2008 — The City of Dallas will host a full-day “Design Charrette” this Friday to examine the necessary framework and community impact of what will become the first fully sustainable, urban square block in the United States. The Charrette, attended by community design and urban planning experts from across the nation,…

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