Children's Chapel and Playhouse

Texas Architect

“A Quiet Place”

9/10 1996, pp. 48-49

Live Oak Friends Meeting House

Texas Architect

“Weekend with Turrell”

July/August 2013, pp. 36

Arch Daily

“Architecture City Guide: Houston”

Jan 12, 2011

The Houston Chronicle: Houston Belief

“The Light Within:  Quaker artist's work quietly illuminates spiritual experience.”

July 30, 2010, pp F7

The New York Times: Art & Soul

“Let There Be Art”

Holiday 2007, pp. 195-196

Critical Regionalism Architecture and Identity in a Globalized World

by Liane Lefaivre and Alexander Tzonis: Prestel

“Leslie Elkins and James Turrell”

2003, pp. 116- 119

The World of Interiors

“Turrell Vision”

December 2003, pp. 66-71

Texas Architect

“Turrell Designing ‘Skyspace’ for Nasher Sculpture Center”

March/April 2003, pp. 17

Churches, by Judith Dupre; Harper Collins

“Artists Design Churches”

2002, pp. 121

AV Monographs 95

“The Spirit in Transit: Quaker Chapel, Houston, Texas”

May-June 2002, pp. 54-57

2001 Kunstjahr:  Die Zeitschrift, die Bilanz zieht  Nummer Eins; Lindinger + Schmid

“Ein Stuck Himmel”

2002, pp. 204

Architectural Record

“Ray of Light”

October 2001, pp.148-149

Texas Architect

“Design Awards 2001: Live Oak Friends Meeting House”

September-October 2001, pp. 56-59

Paper City

“With Friends Like These”

August 2001, pp. 6

Texas Architect

“Opening Night”

July-August 2001, pp. 44-47


“The Outer Light”

June 2001, pp. 84-89

Travel + Leisure

“Raising the Roof in Texas”

May 2001, pp. 108


“What Simplicity Conceals, the Light Reveals”

Spring 2001, pp.12-14

The New York Times: Art & Leisure

“Using the Sky to Discover the Inner Light”

April 8, 2001, pp. section 2

The Houston Chronicle: Zest Magazine

“The Light Within”

March 4, 2001, pp. 16-17, 22

Fort Worth Star Telegram

“The Shape of Worship”

February 10, 2001, pp. 3F, 5F

The New York Times: House & Home

“Quaker Simple, Quaker Beautiful”

January 11, 2001, pp. F1, F10

Art in America

“Discover Houston”

October 2000, pp. 70-71

Resale and Workshop

Texas Architect

“Multipurpose Training Center”

July/August 2013, pp. 80-81

Visitor and Education Center

Texas Architect

“Manner of Approach”

July/August 2011, pp. 58-59

The Houston Chronicle: Zest Magazine

“New day begins for Bayou Bend”

September 19, 2010, pp10-12

The Houston Chronicle: Gloss Magazine

“Bayou Bend steps forward”

September 2010, pp6

MFAH The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Magazine

“Fulfilling Miss Hogg’s Vision:  Lora Kilroy Visitor and Education Center”

Fall/Winter 2010, p18-23

Basalt Highlands Residence

Best Conteporary Country Houses

“Mountainous Wonder”

2011, pp. 56-63

Antonio’s House

The Houston Chronicle

“A Houstonian's stylish weekend getaway retreat is pure country comfort”

October 16, 2013

Glass for Airport Bridges


“Art On the Fly: At Bush IAH, a rush of public art greets those coming and going.”

Summer 2006, pp.32-34

Barchitecture 2012

Bob Vila

“Bark If You Love Architecture!” – People’s Choice


Culturemap Houston

“The coolest dog houses in the world: Big-name architects get bow-wow crazy”

12:20 pm, Oct. 26, 2012, pp Photo 3 of 11.

Children's Chapel and Playhouse

Texas Architect

“Children’s Chapel and Retreat, Magnificat House, Houston”

September 1996, pp. 48-49: Magnificat House, Houston



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Live Oak Friends Meetinghouse


Texas Society of Architects Award for Design 2001

Live Oak Friends Meetinghouse


AIA Houston: 2001 Design Awards

Live Oak Friends Meetinghouse


Texas Society of Architects Award for Design 1996

Children’s Chapel and Retreat at Magnificat House


AIA Houston: 1996 Design Awards

Children’s Chapel and Retreat at Magnificat House

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