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Rice School–La Escuela Rice

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1994, Taft Architects. 7500 Seuss Dr.

Because Houston-based Taft Architects— John J. Casbarian, Danny Samuels, and Robert Timme—had designed a public school outside Columbus, Indiana, under the auspices of the Cummins Engine Foundation, they were able to secure a commission from the Houston Independent School District for this school in an established, near-town neighborhood. Taft spatially translated a diagram of programmatic distribution into a combination of distinctive shapes that internally cluster related uses and externally communicate the complexity of the program.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Rice School–La Escuela Rice", [Houston, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-HN56.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 347-347.

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