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  • 09 OCT 2020 Memorial Park’s $34 Million Golf and Tennis Project Quietly Nears Completion Just in Time for Houston Open
    Striking New Clubhouse and Education Center Transforms the City's Golf Jewel
    Paper City
  • 30 JUN 2020 Affordable housing project breaks ground in East End
    New Hope Housing broke ground on Avenue J, a 100-unit affordable housing project in the East End. Kirksey Architecture designed the development, which will have a mix of one- and two-bedroom units with full kitchens, washers and dryers. Camden Builders is the contractor...
    Houston Chronicle
  • 29 APR 2020 Will Covid-19 change building design? Houston-area architects weigh in
    The HBJ reached out to architects and interior designers - including Kirksey's Randall Walker and Brian Malarkey - to get thoughts on ways buildings might change as people emerge from their homes and begin to discover whatever the “new normal” turns out to be. 
    Houston Business Journal
  • 24 MAR 2020 How Kirksey is Thinking about Technology, Strategy and the Future of Design
    Architectural design is being influenced by technology more than ever before. Wes Good, Kirksey's President, spoke to Bisnow about design trends, his career, and navigating the current global pandemic. 
    BISNOW Houston
  • 09 MAR 2020 Round Rock ISD aquatic facility could have net-zero energy cost
    An aquatic facility planned for RRISD could run with virtually no energy costs through an innovative system utilizing natural gas and steam. The facility, under design by Kirksey Architecture, could be constructed as early as fall 2021.
    Austin American Statesman
  • 25 FEB 2020 MetroNational breaks ground on office tower in Memorial City
    Construction work has begun on a nine-story office tower in Houston’s Memorial City.The Houston office of Kirksey Architecture designed the building.
    Houston Business Journal
  • 13 FEB 2020 Hewlett Packard Enterprise's 440K-SF Houston-area campus underway
    Construction has begun on Hewlett Packard Enterprise's new campus in Springwoods Village north of Houston. Connecticut-based Pickard Chilton is the design architect, Houston-based Kirksey is the executive architect, and Oklahoma City-based Rees Associates Inc. is the interior architect.
    Houston Business Journal
  • 04 FEB 2020 Pelican Builders’ Robert Bland preaches the vibrant future of Houston vertical living
    Robert Bland envisions a future in which a city long known for its sprawl morphs into a more traditional metropolis with a skyline dotted with high-rise residential buildings. “There’s just a lot of regional interest in high-rise residential,” says Rick Birkinshaw of Kirksey Architects, which has worked with Pelican Builders on The Wilshire, The Hawthorne and The Revere. “It’s mostly urban infill, which is where people want to live.”
    Houston Chronicle
  • 30 JAN 2020 These Five Developments Will Change Houston Forever
    These five major developments, all taking shape over the next couple of years, are set to change the face of the city. -- Kirksey designed the Galveston Bay Foundation project and is on the Houston Endowment project team as well. 
    Houstonia Magazine
  • 23 JAN 2020 6 Ideas for Building Healthy Office Space
    Building a new office space? Colley Hodges, Kirksey's Director of Sustainability, provides input on 6 ways to foster a healthy environment. 
  • 21 JAN 2020 Kelsey-Seybold Clinic opens Kingwood clinic
    This new recently completed clinic replaces a Kingwood facility that was damaged in Hurricane Harvey. The three-story, 55,000-square-foot clinic, designed by Kirksey,  is more than twice the size of the previous location.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 08 OCT 2019 Fort Bend ISD's $33.9M re-build of Lakeview Elementary
    Fort Bend ISD Trustees review designs by Kirksey Architects for the $33.9M re-build of Lakeview Elementary, which includes historic preservation and is pursuing LEED. 
    Houston Chronicle
  • 30 SEP 2019 Heritage Plaza, one of Houston's most recognizable skyscrapers, to get makeover
    Brookfield Properties will start construction next month on its newest renovation project: Heritage Plaza. The renovation, designed by Kirksey, will focus on the building's exterior, lobby and conference areas.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 19 AUG 2019 New Texas nonprofit offers novel approach for preserving coastal lands, combating global warming
    ...For Wes Good, president of Kirksey Architecture, becoming the first donor to the exchange was a way to support a local effort and work toward becoming a carbon-neutral company...
    Houston Chronicle
  • 01 AUG 2019 UHD to debut science, technology college building this fall
    University of Houston-Downtown will debut its new College of Sciences and Technology building this fall — and officials promise that the commuter campus’ first academic buildings in 12 years will pull out all the stops for students, science and sustainability.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 13 JUN 2019 New Houston Nissan dealership opens, touted as largest of its kind in U.S.
    Houston-based Central Automotive Group has completed its 16-acre Central Houston Nissan dealership spanning one-third of a mile along the South Loop...Houston-based firms Kirksey Architecture and D.E. Harvey Builders designed and built the project, respectively.
    Houston Business Journal
  • 23 MAY 2019 Kirksey Architecture opens Austin office to serve Central Texas
    Houston-based Kirksey Architecture is opening an office in Austin to serve the some $500 million worth of design projects it has under way in Central Texas.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 17 MAY 2019 Frank Lloyd Wright Home Hits the Market in Houston
    Frank Lloyd Wright homes don’t often come on the market—especially not in Texas, where there are only three homes in the state that were designed by the iconic architect. One, in Houston’s Bunker Hill neighborhood, is now up for sale and asking $2.85 million. With the help of Kirksey Architecture, the 1,800-square-foot home was expanded with a 6,300-square-foot addition.
    Architectural Digest
  • 01 MAY 2019 Higher Education: Portfolio | Little Sibling
    In the case of the new Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) Fabrication Center, however, Houston firm Kirksey Architecture offers a formal language for this emerging typology...Kirksey has done an exemplary job of designing a support facility that is rightly the envy of architecture schools across the nation. 
    Texas Architect
  • 19 APR 2019 Lit Cross, Beacon to Urban Community
    Houston First Baptist Church renovates a downtown union building into a campus facility built to reach their growing urban community. Kirksey architects designed the transformation.
    Worship Facilities Magazine
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