Posts Tagged ‘stacey frost’

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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CF: Urban Re:Vision’s Stacey Frost on Treehugger

Courtesy Treehugger writer Jesse Fox, we bring this interview with Stacey Frost of Urban Re:Vision. “A block is to the city as a cell is to the human body.” Stacey Frost is an interesting woman, to say the least. When this former cattle rancher, neuropsychologist and options trader decided to focus on renovating historical buildings,…

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TEDx Dubai opens October 10

Conveniently timed to take place one day before the kickoff of Ecobuild Emirates, TEDx Dubai has hit the radar. Organized by Giorgio Ungania (an Apple Distinguished Educator and Marketing Manager for SAE) and James Piecowye (DubaiEye host and professor at Zayed University), the Dubai event appears to be organizing as one of the more visible, regionally/globally…

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Huffington Post: Bush Home Town to Get the Greenest City Block in America

Hat tip to Cameron Sinclair: It’s enough to make a San Franciscans choke on their morning bowl of organic hand-rolled granola but Dallas, the new home town of President Bush, is developing the greenest city block in America through a competition called Re:Vision Dallas. The competition is the brainchild of Urban Re:Vision, founded by Stacey Frost, and is the sixth…

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Urban Re:Vision to lead design Charrette in San Francisco this week

This week we are in San Francisco supporting Urban Re:Vision for a 2-day intensive design session to redefine the city’s Civic Center district using Re:Vision’s Unified Conceptual Framework which is currently guiding our sister project, Re:Vision Dallas. To quote Mayor Gavin Newsom’s goal: “We are transforming our Civic Center into a global model for how…

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