Douglas Spencer, an internationally renowned architectural theorist, has been named the next Pickard Chilton Professor in Architecture in the Iowa State University College of Design.
Spencer, an associate professor and director of graduate education in the ISU Department of Architecture, is widely recognized for his research and writing on the politics and theory of contemporary architecture.
The team behind the redevelopment of Metro's longtime downtown D.C. headquarters has selected Pickard Chilton of New Haven, Connecticut as the project's lead architect and CBRE to market the new office space.
“The location and timing of the redesign of 600 Fifth Street NW presents a once-in-a generation development opportunity,” Pickard Chilton Principal Jon Pickard said in a statement. “At a time when many organizations are reevaluating their office space requirements and workplace priorities, we have the unique opportunity to holistically reimagine an entire city block from the inside out."
Plans for a new Uptown Dallas high-rise project are moving ahead. Trammell Crow Co. plans to build the 27-story office and retail tower at McKinney and Maple avenues just north of downtown. It’s one of the largest Dallas real estate developments announced in the last year.