About by design.

BY DESIGN is a series of design studies intended to foster conversation about the built environment, generally, and the city of Houston, specifically. The series is focused on the impact designers and urban thinkers can make both locally and around the world; it features work by young designers who are drawn to questions like ‘What if?’ or ‘What’s next?’ or ‘How can we make a difference?’

BY DESIGN’s body of work ranges from master plans to buildings and from international competitions to informal explorations, and it invites us all to think critically and creatively about the world around us.

Although the ideas range from bold city redevelopments to transformations of underutilized but highly visible areas, the site selections and design solutions are a direct reflection of the personalities and passions of the design team members.

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