O'Brien Architects

Project of the Day: Dallas-based O'Brien Architects, along with Lincoln Property Co., Gensler, Manhattan Construction, and Rex Real Estate, are designing a 91-acre mixed-use development for the Dallas Cowboys, which will include the team's new headquarters and an event center in Frisco, Texas. Star-Telegram recently interviewed firm founder and CEO Jack O'Brien about the project. [ Star-Telegram]


Number of the Day: $1.9 million The amount that will go towards rehabbing homes in Chicago's Pullman neighborhood. [ Chicago Tribune]

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8 More Stories for Wednesday:

Architecture for Humanity co-founder Cameron Sinclair launches the Dead Prize, an award recognizing architecture that harms the environment. [ Fast Co.Design]

Designing a better parking lot. [ CityLab]

Thomas S. Fulmer, an architect from Princeton, N.J., died last week at 79. [ Planet Princeton]

The Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Avery Coonley House in Riverside, Ill., was vandalized. [ Chicago Tribune]

Los Angeles artists are holding a fundraising auction for the restoration of the 1886 Church of the Epiphany. [ Los Angeles Times]

Critic Oliver Wainwright wonders whether the realization of BIG's Zootopia will turn into a "feral version of the Hunger Games?" [ The Guardian]

What life is like for San Francisco chefs who live above their restaurants. [ San Francisco]

The AIA's East Bay Home Tours feature four houses designed by the architects and designers who live there. [ San Francisco Chronicle]

Step Up, Step Down:

Eric Corey Freed joins the International Living Future Institute as the vice president of global outreach. Previously, he had run OrganicArchitect for nearly two decades. [ IFLI]

Daniel H. Nall, FAIA, joins Syska Hennessy Group's New York office as a vice president and regional director of high performance buildings.

Sandra Tripp joins interior design firm Huntsman Architectural Group as managing director of its New York office. [ The Registry]

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