News and Media

  • 01 SEP 2015 Kirksey Ranks #20 on Architect 50 List

    Architect Magazine

    Kirksey ranks #20 on the national Architect 50 list, and #2 in business.

  • 25 AUG 2015 Office Chemistry

    Brazos Living Magazine - The Facts

    The Facts take a peek inside the new Dow Chemical offices designed by Kirksey, located at the Texas Innovation Center in Lake Jackson.

  • 04 AUG 2015 SFA Board of Regents Approves $46.4M STEM Building

    Longview News-Journal

    The Stephen F. Austin Board of Regents approved Kirksey Architects as designer for a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics building on campus.

  • 27 JUL 2015 AIA Houston names Design Awards winners for 2015

    Houston Business Journal 

    The American Institute of Architects Houston Chapter named 18 winning projects in its 2015 Design Awards last week, Wildwood Corporate Center being one of them. 

    AIA Houston names Design Awards winners for 2015
  • 24 JUN 2015 Take a Tour of Energy Center 3, 4 & 5 (Video)

    Houston Business Journal

    The Houston Business Journal got a sneak peek into the three new Energy Corridor towers. Energy Center 3 & 4 are both fully leased to Houston-based ConocoPhillips.

    Take a Tour of Energy Center 3, 4 & 5
  • 24 JUN 2015 The Rebirth of an East End Mural

    Houston Public Media

    Leo Tanguma’s The Rebirth of our Nationality will have a rebirth of its own. The mural paying homage to the Chicano liberation movement lives on the wall of an old cannery on Canal Street, currently under renovation by Kirksey.

    The Rebirth of an East End Mural
  • 05 JUN 2015 Architects + Sandcastles = Awesome

    The Weather Channel

    The annual Houston sandcastle competition in Galveston, Texas featured some amazing creations, with Kirksey taking home the Golden Bucket.

    AIA Houston Sandcastle Competition
  • 01 JUN 2015 AIA Sandcastle Winners!

    Real Estate BISNOW (Hou)

    Congrats to Kirksey and Metzger Construction, which took the Golden Bucket Award (best in show) at AIA's annual sandcastle competition this weekend.

    AIA Sandcastle Winners!
  • 28 MAY 2015 Republic Square Mixed-Use Complex Underway on Former Exxon Chemical Site

    Houston Business Journal

    Kirksey is the architect of record for Republic Square, a mixed-use complex on 35 acres off Interstate 10 that was formerly the site of Exxon Mobil Corp.'s (NYSE: XOM) chemical operations, that will be breaking ground early next year.
     

    Houston Business Journal
  • 01 MAY 2015 Architecture Firm Gets New Framework

    Houston Chronicle

    Kirksey Architecture, a company that has emphasized sustainability in the buildings it designs, is using that same principle as a way to transition into a new ownership structure for the first time in four decades.

    Architecture Firm Gets New Framework
  • 23 APR 2015 One of Houston's Largest Architecture Firms Has New Owners

    Houston Business Journal

    Houston-based Kirksey has announced that it has transitioned from a firm owned solely by its founder, John Kirksey, to one in which the company's stock is split up between Kirksey and 25 other partners.

    One of Houston's Largest Architecture Firms Has New Owners
  • 21 APR 2015 Sneak Peek: Inside Luxury Condo Tower Breaking Ground Near River Oaks District

    Houston Business Journal

    Pelican Builders Inc. plans to break ground in June on The Wilshire, a 17-story, 96-unit Class A condominium tower on the site of the former Westcreek apartment complex on Westcreek Lane, between Westheimer Road and San Felipe Street. Kirksey is the architect.

    Sneak Peek: Inside Luxury Condo Tower Breaking Ground Near River Oaks
  • 16 FEB 2015 Transwestern starts development at formal Arnold Oil site

    Austin American Statesman

    Transwestern Development Co. said today that it has broken ground on a project that will bring 446,000 square feet of mixed-use development to the former Arnold Oil Co. site in East Austin.

    Transwestern starts development at formal Arnold Oil site
  • 13 FEB 2015 Galleria-area luxury condo tower to break ground in May

    Houston Business Journal 

    Houston-based Pelican Builders Inc. plans to break ground on its 17-story luxury condominium tower near the Galleria in May despite economic uncertainty stemming from the energy industry.

    Galleria-area luxury condo tower to break ground in May
  • 06 FEB 2015 Here's the scoop on long-awaited Kirby mixed-use (Video)

    Houston Business Journal

    About seven years after buying prime Inner Loop land for a more than million-square-foot project, a New York developer is finally ready to break ground.

    Here's the scoop on long-awaited Kirby mixed-use (Video)
  • 06 JAN 2015 Two Bay Area buildings are examples of excellence

    Houston Chronicle

    The Sylvan Beach Pavilion and San Jacinto College's Lee Davis Library are among the finalists for Urban Land Institute Houston's 2015 Development of Distinction Awards in the heritage category.

    Two Bay Area buildings are examples of excellence
  • 30 NOV 2014 New office building to rise near Buffalo Bayou

    Houston Business Journal

    An 18-story office building recently broke ground near Buffalo Bayou.

    New office building to rise near Buffalo Bayou
  • 10 OCT 2014 Memorial Park makeover gets a boost with sparkling new $2.4 million running center

    CultureMap Houston

    While elected officials and community leaders gathered in their professional best, it was the joggers and cyclists who added color to the ribbon cutting at the Memorial Park Running Trails Center.

    Memorial Park makeover gets a boost with sparkling new $2.4 million running center
  • 03 OCT 2014 HBJ Names 2014 Who's Who in Energy

    Houston Business Journal

    The Houston Business Journal has revealed its 2014 Who's Who in Energy recognizing Houston-based key players in the energy industry. Brian Richard, AIA, was named Who's Who in Architecture.

    HBJ Names 2014 Who's Who in Energy
  • 22 SEP 2014 How One School Construction Project Is Keeping Old With New

    NPR News 88.7

    In East Houston, demolition crews are tearing down Milby High School to make way for a brand new campus. Except one part of this school will be saved: the historic building on Broadway. Nicola Springer is an architect with Kirksey the firm working on the job.
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