The New Library Plaza

Library Plaza3.jpgThe Houston Public Central Library in downtown was always a wonderful modern facility with great windows and views in a modern multi-story brick building with escalators. That is a long way from the one where I grew up. But time past and it needed to be updated–particularly to serve the internet connected world.¬† Along with the inside improvements the outside plaza area was overhauled. Continue reading


“Art” in the Public Space

P6020052.jpgArt when done well is great in a public space but there is a lot to consider. The focus of this post is the need for it to be installed correctly. That directly relates to the degree of maintenance needed. There is also the issue of what are the artist’s rights even after you pay them. Continue reading