The Green Braid, Rafael Longoria

Este Lunes 09 de Junio a las 18.30 Hrs, contaremos con la presencia de Rafael Longoria, presentando su Libro "The Green Braid, Towards an Architecture of Ecology Economy and Equity". 
Rafael Longoria, es Arquitecto, ACSA distinguished Professor y codirector del programa de Graduate Studies en University of Houston.
He is a registered architect in Texas whose architecture and urban design work has been published internationally, and is a numerary member of Mexico’s Academia Nacional de Arquitectura. He is a founding editor of AULA: Architecture and Urbanism in Las Américas, and has served on the editorial boards of The Journal of Architectural Education, Cite, Center, (In)forma, and the Rice University Press. Longoria has also served on the board of directors of the Greater Houston Preservation Alliance, the Rice Design Alliance, the Cultural Arts Council of Houston, the Park People, the Memorial Park Conservancy, and from 2004 to 2005 was president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. He holds degrees from the Rice University School of Architecture and the Graduate School of Business of The University of Texas at Austin. The Green Braid: Towards an Architecture of Ecology, Economy, and Equity, a collection of sustainability essays and projects he co-edited with Kim Tanzer, was published by Routledge in 2007.
ACSA Collaborative Practices Award, 2010.
Inducted to the ACSA College of Distinguished Professors, 2009.
ACSA Creative Achievement Award, 2007.
William Bremmond Visionary Award, Black United Fund of Texas, 2007.
ACSA Citation for Service (Vice-president/President), 2006.
Inducted to Mexico’s Academia Nacional de Arquitectura, 2003.
ACSA Citation for Service (Treasurer), 2003.
Outstanding Faculty Award, Houston Alumni Organization, 2001.
Educator Award, American Institute of Architects-Houston, 1999.
Tau Sigma Delta Silver Medal, University of Houston, 1998.
Senior Fellow, American Leadership Forum, 1998.
ACSA Citation for Service (Chair, International Conference / Rio de Janeiro), 1998.
El Portal International Design Competition, 2nd Place Winner, City of Laredo, 1997.
ACSA Citation for Service, (JAE), 1997.
ACSA Team-Based Design Studio Teaching Award, 1995.
ACSA Award for Excellence in Architectural Design, 1993.
Texas Award for Historic Preservation (Cite 30), Texas Historical Commission, 1993.
Greenwood Award, Houston City Council, 1993.
Young Architects Issue-Juried Selection, Progressive Architecture, 1993.
New Public Realm Exhibition-Juried Selection, Progressive Architecture, 1992.
Urban Design Honor Award (El Paso Medical Center), AIA Houston, 1992.
On the Boards Honor Award (Cliff Inn Tower), AIA Houston, 1992.
President's Citation for Service (Main Street Project), AIA Houston, 1992.
Texas Architect Graphic Award (Studio for a Painter), Texas Society of Architects, 1991.
On the Boards Honor Award (Plaza 8-F), AIA Houston, 1991.
On the Boards Merit Award (El Paso Medical Center), AIA Houston, 1991.
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