Taniguchi-Designed Texas Center Mesmerizes Houston Chronicle

Above the flat-water, invisible-edge fountain, a MeeFog system sporadically creates clouds. The view from inside, over that fountain and those clouds, is almost sublime. (Paul Hester / © 2011 Hester + Hardaway)

HOUSTON, January 19, 2012 — Houston Chronicle columnist Lisa Gray visited Asia Society Texas Center to check out its architectural features. While she found "much to love" about Yoshio Taniguchi's design, Gray was especially impressed by the floating panels of Jura limestone, the "astounding" patterns of the American cherry panels, and the effect of standing in the Water Garden Terrace looking out toward the Houston skyline. Read the full story here.


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