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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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
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