News and Media

  • 27 MAY 2016 Kirksey Named to Largest Houston-Area Architecture Firm List
    Houston Business Journal
    Kirksey was ranked #4 on the HBJ's Largest Houston-Area Architecture Firm list for 2016.
  • 23 MAY 2016 Point of View: Kirksey's Design Advocacy & Material Sustainability
    Metropolis Magazine
    Metropolis's publisher and editor-in-chief sat down with Kirksey Architecture to lead the Metropolis Think Tank series of conversations on the seismic cultural shifts reshaping our society and the importance of injecting new humanism into design and architecture to better deal with emerging challenges.
  • 06 MAY 2016 Houston Private School Reveals Plans for 11-acre Prime Lot
    Houston Business Journal
    More than two years ago, St. Thomas High School purchased an 11-acre tract of land adjacent from the school from HISD for $66 million, and plans for the land off Memorial and Shepherd have finally been revealed. Houston-based Kirksey Architecture designed the renovations.
  • 27 APR 2016 Julie Hendricks and Colley Hodges on KUHF Houston Matters, Discuss Gulf Coast Green
    NPR - KUHF Houston Matters
    For more than 10 years, the Gulf Coast Green Conference has quietly been building a name for itself, drawing sustainability professionals, architects and designers to town. Julie Hendricks and Colley Hodges of Kirksey Architecture's EcoServices team sit down to discuss the convergence of art, architecture and sustainable design.
  • 26 APR 2016 Kirksey Takes Home Best in Show at 2016 IIDA Product Runway
    BisNow Houston
    Houston's architecture and interior design professionals came together to raise money for a good cause by creating fashion from everyday industry materials. Kirksey took home Best in Show for their Georgia O'Keefe-inspired dress that took over 150 hours to create.
  • 25 MAR 2016 Women Shaping Houston Architecture
    BisNow Houston
    March is Women's History Month so BisNow sat down with three of the most influential women in Houston architecture to learn their stories. Julie Hendricks, VP at Kirksey, shares her secrets to success.
  • 11 MAR 2016 Local Theater's President Pulls Back Curtain on its New Digs
    Houston Business Journal
    When John Paul Stevenson isn't announcing for the NBA's Houston Rockets or the NFL's Carolina Panthers, he can be found working in a very different context: as president on the Queensbury Theatre board of directors.
  • 07 MAR 2016 Houston Execs Who Have Stuck with Company for 25+ Years
    BisNow Houston
    There's been a lot of personnel shuffling the last few years, but some people still have major staying power. Kirksey Architecture has 10 employees who have been with the firm over 25 years, and have more than 297 combined years of experience.
  • 03 MAR 2016 Michelle Old Named YAF Emerging Voices Architect
    AIA Houston
    Michelle Old, AIA, a member of Kirksey's design team, has been named a YAF Emerging Voices Architect, and her work will be on display at the Architecture Center Houston through April 29.
  • 23 FEB 2016 Belfiore, Houston's Most Expensive Condo Under Construction
    Houston Business Journal
    Construction is nearing completion of Belfiore, the most expensive condominium tower under construction in Houston. Designed by Kirksey, the condo features two homes per floor, each with its own private lobby.
  • 16 FEB 2016 Kirksey Architecture Hosts HCC Interior Design Students for Design Charrette
    Houston Community College News
    Students in the Houston Community College (HCC) Interior Design program got a taste of the real world from architecture and interior design professionals. Professor Kevin Hamby took his class of 11 students on a field trip to Kirksey Architecture, one of the preeminent architecture firms in Houston.
  • 27 JAN 2016 Inside the Newest Building at Dow's Lake Jackson Campus
    Houston Business Journal
    Office amenity space in Lake Jackson just got a lot swankier. That's where Michigan-based The Dow Chemical Co. has a five-building research and development complex, dubbed the Texas Innovation Center, underway. The Diamond Center, designed by Kirksey, wrapped up a few weeks ago.
  • 11 JAN 2016 Kirksey's Annual Tree Planting Added 300 Shady Houstonians
    BisNow Houston
    Kirksey had some company for its 29th annual tree planting event this weekend -- among the hundreds of volunteers were new Mayor Sylvester Turner and members of City Council, Houston Parks and Recreation, Uptown Houston TIRZ and Trees for Houston.
  • 15 DEC 2015 New River Oaks High-Rise -- One of Houston's Most Memorable Skyscrapers?
    PaperCity Magazine
    The Wilshire, a 17-story luxury high-rise designed by Kirksey, is just steps away from the River Oaks district. Legendary 87-year-old Houston developer Robert Bland calls it "the best building" he's ever been a part of.
  • 20 NOV 2015 5 Most Influential Architect Firms in Houston
    BisNow Houston
    Kirksey has been a staple architecture firm in Houston since 1971 and boasts a lengthy portfolio of diverse projects.
  • 13 OCT 2015 Passively Ventilated Natatoriums Bring User Comfort and Cost Savings
    Athletic Business Journal
    When a local school district first expressed interest in passive-ventilation options for its new aquatics facility, Kirksey came up with an innovation solution.
  • 09 OCT 2015 Houston Church Buys 32 Acres in Bridgeland, Kirksey is Architect
    Houston Business Journal
    Kirksey is the architect for the new 100,000-sf church to be built in Bridgeland for Houston's First Baptist Church. The church recently bought 32.4 acres.
  • 02 OCT 2015 University of Houston Calhoun Lofts listed as "Coolest Student Housing"
    BisNow National
    With everything from pools to putting greens, these 19 buildings are a far cry from what we had in college. Kirksey's University of Houston Calhoun Lofts makes the list!
  • 17 SEP 2015 Kirksey Listed as HBJ's Fast 100 Enterprise Champion

    Houston Business Journal

    Houston Business Journal is proud to reveal the four companies — out of 100 — that were deemed Enterprise Champions as part of our 2015 Fast 100 Awards.

  • 09 SEP 2015 Blinn Gets Early Look at West Bryan Campus Plan

    KBTX News

    Blinn trustees received a presentation from Kirksey Architecture as they work on a final master plan for 94 acres.

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