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  • 02 APR 2019 One Texas non-profit’s idea to help curb climate change
    The Texas Coastal Exchange seeks to connect companies or individuals with marshland owners to “offset” carbon emissions. A local sustainability-minded firm, Kirksey Architecture, was the first to buy into the exchange.
    NPR Marketplace
  • 23 JAN 2019 New building for Pacific Northwest National Lab campus
    The federal government's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will build a new $90 million energy sciences research building on its Richland campus...The $64 million contract to design and construct the building has been awarded to a Houston-based team of Harvey Cleary Builders and Kirksey Architecture. The building is expected to have labs and workstations for about 175 PNNL and visiting scientists, engineers and research support staff.
    NBC Right Now
  • 10 JAN 2019 Kelsey-Seybold breaks ground on replacement site for Kingwood Clinic
    Kelsey-Seybold broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art, standalone medical clinic in the Kingwood area. Kirksey Architecture designed the clinic, which will contain nearly 55,000 square feet. Gamma Construction is handling construction.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 07 JAN 2019 The 25 Most Amazing College Campus Buildings
    The University of Houston Calhoun Lofts has been listed as a top 25 college campus building!
  • 16 NOV 2018 5-story medical office building on tap for Memorial area
    Stream Realty Partners plans to break ground on a five-story medical office building in Spring Valley Village early 2019. Kirksey Architecture designed the building, which is scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2020.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 28 OCT 2018 Houston Architecture, from A to Z
    Check out this alphabetical list of Houston architecture elements - Kirksey architects are quoted in "T" and "X", and  are also featured in the "Y is for Youth" segment.
    Houstonia Magazine
  • 04 OCT 2018 New owner of former Chevron campus reveals early redevelopment plans
    Danny Sheena of SLS Properties has closed on the purchase of 30 acres in Bellaire and is moving forward with plans to redevelop the site, a former Chevron office campus. He tapped Kirksey Architecture to work on the project, which has been renamed Bellaire Place.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 27 JUL 2018 Iconic Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza changes hands
    Houston Chronicle
    The Kirksey Architecture-designed building, recognizable for its illuminated crown, connects by skywalk with Memorial Hermann's flagship hospital at the Texas Medical Center. LaSalle Investment Management purchased the property.
  • 27 JUL 2018 Chronicle Podcast: A case against the open office plan
    Houston Chronicle
    For years, companies have been shrinking the amount of space they occupy by moving into cubicle-free workplaces where few employees, if any, have enclosed offices. Brian Malarkey, an executive vice president at Kirksey, and Interior Team leader, joins Nancy Sarnoff and Allyn to talk about the evolution of open office design and why more workers are sporting headphones to get through their days.
  • 29 JUN 2018 Dish Society's Houston Heights Location to Open in December
    Houston Business Journal
    Farm-to-table restaurant Dish Society is gearing up to build out its fifth location at Heights Central Station, a new development underway at the corner of Yale and 11th Street. Formerly a shuttered post office, Heights Central Station will get new life thanks to Kirksey Architecture.  
  • 01 JUN 2018 Costs Go Up as Labor Pool Diminishes
    GlobeSt. Real Estate News
    Kirksey released their annual Construction Cost Update, an important resource for a guage on Houston's constructon costs in the AEC industry. GlobeSt. talked with Scott Wilkinson, AIA, Executive Vice President at Kirksey Architecture, about how costs are rising due to Hurricane Harvey's lasting impacts.
  • 24 APR 2018 A Look Inside New SFA STEM Building
    KTRE Channel 9 | Nacogdoches
    James Fuex, a senior architect at Kirksey, takes board members from Stephen F. Austin State University on a tour through the new STEM building and planetarium, slated to open in the fall.
  • 05 APR 2018 The Youngest Architects in Texas
    Texas Architect
    The process to achieve licensure as an architect is long and arduous, an incredible accomplishment that often takes years. Altair Galgana, AIA, a member of Kirksey's Science + Technology team, holds the title of the youngest licensed architect in Texas.
  • 29 MAR 2018 Knoll: Sector Focus - Healthcare
    Knoll Design
    Legacy Community Health aimed to bridge a gap and provide health services where most needed. The design team worked with KnollTextiles to select durable and low maintenance vinyls and textures.
  • 07 FEB 2018 Kirksey Names First-Ever CFO
    Houston Business Journal
    Houston-based Kirksey, one of Houston's largest architecture firms, recently named Crystal McDonald as its CFO.
  • 31 JAN 2018 Rebirth of a Mural : The 5900 Canal Project
    Houston Chronicle
    On one side of the 5900 Canal building in Houston's East End, a decades-old mural is getting the face-lift it deserves. Previously home to the Continental Can Company, a cannery warehouse facility, the 5900 Canal building is being transformed by Kirksey to serve three functions with separate spaces: 1) Precinct 6 Constable's Office, 2) District Clerk's Office and 3) the District Attorney's Office.
  • 26 JAN 2018 The Wilshire holds grand opening, offers 96 units
    Houston Chronicle
    The illustrious River Oaks neighborhood in Houston has one new addition to complement its finery in not only residential space, but also a building architecturally pleasing to the eye. The Wilshire, designed by Kirksey, is Houston's latest high-rise located within walking distance to the River Oaks District.
  • 06 DEC 2017 What to know about the new flood regulations on construction in Harris County
    KPRC Channel 2
    Kirksey's own Catherine Callaway talks to KPRC about the new regulations that Harris County commissioners just passed post-Harvey for new construction in the unincorporated part of Harris County.
  • 21 NOV 2017 Exclusive: Medistar to develop health care tower in Texas Medical Center
    Houston Business Journal
    Houston-based Medistar will develop a roughly 25-story health care tower, the exterior designed by Kirksey Architecture, in the Texas Medical Center -- right across the street from the dual hotel-multifamily development the company's currently building.
  • 15 NOV 2017 Photos Offer 1st Look Inside Houston's 2nd Hotel ZaZa
    Houston Chronicle
    The 17-story tower, designed by Houston-based Kirksey Architecture and Kathy Andrews Interiors, will open to the public on December 1, 2017 at the corner of Interstate 10 and Bunker Hill near Memorial City Mall.
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