Architecture Center Houston

Rice University Walking Tour

Rice University and Rice School of Architecture both celebrated their Centennial in 2012. A treasure trove of great architecture, the timeless campus features designs by Cram, Goodhue, & Ferguson; John Staub; William Ward Watkin; Michael Graves; Kieren Timberlake; Ricardo Bofill; Cesar Pelli; Lake/Flato Architects; and many other local and internationally renowned architects. Also on the tour are large scale art works by James Turrell and Michael Heizer. From Lovett Hall to Brochstein Pavilion, this tour will look at some of the more unique, hidden, important and historical features of Rice University's Campus. In addition to the architecture we will explore the context surrounding each building, the quads, courts and axes, how these elements work together to shape collegiate space. 




Tour meets at 10:00 a.m. on the front lawn of Lovett Hall, building 48 on the Rice University map, 6100 Main. 
Recommended parking in Rice University Visitor Parking Lot L or Founder's Court Visitor's Lot. Credit card is required to access parking.








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  • Explore Rice's spectacular architecture
  • See unique and hidden features
  • AvailableNov 10 and Dec 29, 2018
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Architecture Center Houston

Rice University Walking Tour

Rice University and Rice School of Architecture both celebrated their Centennial in 2012. A treasure trove of great architecture, the timeless campus features designs by Cram, Goodhue, & Ferguson; John Staub; William Ward Watkin; Michael Graves; Kieren Timberlake; Ricardo Bofill; Cesar Pelli; Lake/Flato Architects; and many other local and internationally renowned architects. Also on the tour are large scale art works by James Turrell and Michael Heizer. From Lovett Hall to Brochstein Pavilion, this tour will look at some of the more unique, hidden, important and historical features of Rice University's Campus. In addition to the architecture we will explore the context surrounding each building, the quads, courts and axes, how these elements work together to shape collegiate space. 



Tour meets at 10:00 a.m. on the front lawn of Lovett Hall, building 48 on the Rice University map, 6100 Main. 
Recommended parking in Rice University Visitor Parking Lot L or Founder's Court Visitor's Lot. Credit card is required to access parking.








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