The Architect's Newspaper article, "Jamaica unveils winning design for its new Houses of Parliament in Kingston" , highlights the winning entry for the prestigious international design competition. Daimian Hines was the lead designer for the winning submission which was considered a "grand and heroic gesture" by the competition jury.
It was an honor, in 2018, to moderate the panel discussion, "Chasing Perfection: The Legacy of Architect John S. Chase." The Houston Public Library sponsored this event. The discussion reflected on John's life as the first licensed African-American architect in Texas.
Hines A+D receives a citation at the National Organization of Minority Architects awards gala. The citation, in the design vision category, recognized the entry for the Jamaica Houses of Parliament international design competition. Daimian Hines served as design lead for the shortlisted competition team. Fall 2018
Hines A+D receives a Honor Award at the National Organization of Minority Architects gala in Chicago. The honor award, in the design vision category, recognizes this conceptual plan which re-envisions Freedmen's Town 4th Ward Houston Texas. This post-Emancipation community is considered one of the earliest southern communities representing the urbanization of freed Africans during the Reconstruction Era.
This community which is adjacent to downtown Houston, has experienced considerable urbanization and change. Civic and community leaders endeavor to gain UNESCO World Heritage recognition of this cultural district.
The purpose of this effort is to amplify and celebrate the historic community's significance in the creation and proliferation of African-American culture, wealth, art and music attributed to formally enslaved Africans. Fall 2018
The entry by design team Out of Many One People, was named a top Finalist for the Houses of Parliament design competition in Jamaica. As the lead designer, Daimian Hines noted "it was important for me to participate in this significant and once in a generation competition." The design proposal was considered a "clear and powerfully legible architectural form" as noted by the international design Jury. Fall 2018
Daimian Hines invited to appear as guest critic for Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. This studio, Visual Representation and Communication for Urban Planners, focuses on processing large scale data sets into a concise and graphic communicative output. Students identified certain local, regional and national planning datapoints, of interest such as, mapping alternative transportation availibility networks, then atomizing this information and subsequently remitting a graphic representation of this filtered data. Winter 2017
Daimian Hines invited to appear as guest critic for Taubman College of Architecture design studio. This studio focuses on the context in which urban environments are perceived. The studio further analyzes and synthesizes how buildings fit contextually into existing circumstances and the relationship between outdoor spaces and builts forms. This work culminates in design proprosals with mixed programs for a satellite public/private facility. Winter 2016
Daimian Hines invited to appear as guest critic for Advanced Building Design Studio, Body + Spirit in Continuous Movement. The design and development of this project should address the physical relationships of the building to the urban context and the development of context appropriate materials, constructions, and systems (structural, services and bioclimatic) which support and inform the design and allow for efficient use of natural resources. Fall 2016
Daimian Hines invited to appear as guest critic for Architecture Design Studio, Yangon Design Studio. The design studio, which includes a study abroad in Yangon, Myanmar, explores the country formally known as Burma, historical and present urban development. The studio proposes an urban architecture proposal located along Strand Road and the Yangon River in the city's CBD. Spring 2016
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