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Annual Architecture Tour Highlights Houston’s Women Designers

Houston Matters learns about the contributions of women in local architecture.

Some of the featured women architects in the Rice Design Alliance's 2018 annual architecture tour: BALANCE: Celebrating Women in Design. (L-R): Vi Vi Nguyen-Robertson, Natalye Appel, Trina Jones Stanfield, Kristin Schuster, and Florence Tang.


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The Rice Design Alliance has conducted an architecture tour in Houston for 43 years now, where participants can view a variety of buildings in the city and discover what went into their design.

This year's tour is titled BALANCE: Celebrating Women in Design, and it showcases the efforts of seven women on six different projects in the city.

In the audio above, Houston Matters producer Joshua Zinn talks with Jacki Craig Schafer, one of the chairs of this year's tour, and Florence Tang, one of the featured designers.

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