A unique hybrid of monograph and field guide, offering insights into the creative practice and design expertise of Houston-based Interloop—Architecture.
Authored by Dawn Finley, Published by Park Books, Edited by Chris Davey, and Designed by Normal Studio
Finley’s ongoing academic research, Pliable, received a spring 2020 Spatial Humanities Design Studio Initiative from Rice University’s Humanities Research Center (HRC) – to support an interdisciplinary workshop with guest designers and speakers.
Interloop-Architecture’s new injection-molded version of their award-winning exit sign, designed for Architectural Safety Components, has launched and is now available online. www.architecturalsafety.com
Finley’s ongoing academic research, Pliable, received a 2019/20 Moody Arts Initiative Grant – to support experimental fabrication, and interdisciplinary workshop, and guest lectures.
LELU™ was awarded one of five prestigious winner awards in the annual program juried by leading AEC industry design practitioners.. The awards program “proudly celebrates the research, materials, and technologies that have advanced the AEC industry at every scale—from design strategies and building systems to revolutionary products, software, and fabrication methods.”
Inside-Corner House was selected as an architectural tour destination in Houston by Stephen Fox, architectural historian, for the national organization Tours d’Art, headed by Karen Bergenthal of Milwaukee.
Dawn Finley was honored by DesignIntelligence as one of 25 Most Admired Educators for 2016. Educators and administrators from the disciplines of architecture, industrial design, interior design, and landscape architecture are considered.
The 2016 class of education role models was selected by DesignIntelligence staff with extensive input from thousands of design professionals, academic department heads, and students.
The Texas Society of Architects Studio Awards recognize unbuilt projects demonstrating innovation and excellence in design. The program emphasizes real or theoretical projects that go beyond the boundaries of architecture to address current critical issues. Jurors: Karl Backus, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson; E.B. Min, Min | Day; Craig Scott IwamotoScott Architecture.
This year’s submissions offered a variety of building typologies proposed for locations in Texas and abroad, predominately Asia. Four projects were selected from among the 72 entries. The awarded projects all demonstrate pure architecture that, in the jury’s opinion, could be “understood through the drawings alone, without the words.”
The 2015 Studio Awards jurors met on Friday, August 21, at the San Francisco offices of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. Composed of all Bay Area-based architects,
J-Camp receives a Design Award from the Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The judges were Mark Lamster of the Dallas Morning News, Michael Maltzan of Michael Maltzan Architecture in Los Angeles and Lorcan O’Herlihy of Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects in L.A.
Dawn Finley is an Invited Respondent for Print and Screen—Interface Design, a Colloquium organized by Reto Geiser at the Menil Collection. (Poster by Reto Geiser & Joseph Altschuler)
Dawn Finley is an Invited Juror for the 2014 Miami Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Design Awards – with James M. Evans of Energy Architecture and Gary Machicek of Kirksey Architecture.
Dawn Finley is an Invited Juror for the 2014 Springfield Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Design Awards – with Carlos Jimenez of Carlos Jimenez Studio and Danny Samuels of Taft Architects.
Interloop Architecture’s award winning Yoga Studio and Garden was featured in the Houston Chronicle design magazine.
Yoga Studio & Garden is featured in the 2014 RDA architecture tour, Additionally.
Principals: Dawn Finley & Mark Wamble. Design Team: Eric Hughes, Mark Watabe. Specialty Fabrication: Kyle Henricks. Contractor: Royston Technologies. Structural Engineer: Brad Dougherty. Photography: Hester+Hardaway
Interloop-Architecture’s award winning 9° House is highlighted in the 2013 Rice Design Alliance Home Tour, April 6 & 7, 2013. The tour showcases ten residences in Houston designed by Rice School of Architecture faculty throughout the school’s 100 year history.
Three of Interloop-Architecture’s projects are each awarded a 2012 Design Award through the American Institute of Architects, Houston Chapter. The jurors were: Craig Scott, IwamotoScott, San Francisco; Susan S. Szenasy, Editor in Chief, Metropolis magazine, New York; and Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton, New Haven, Connecticut.
9° House was featured in the International Edition of Swiss Pearl magazine, highlighting the rain screen exterior facade. High precision cement composite panels were fabricated in Switzerland and constitute the first residential application of this sleak enclosure in Texas.
Three of Interloop-Architecture’s projects were each awarded through the American Institute of Architects, Houston Chapter. Jurors: Craig Scott, IwamotoScott, San Francisco; Susan S. Szenasy, Editor in Chief, Metropolis magazine, New York; and Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton, New Haven, Connecticut.
9° House was highlighted in the 2011 AIA Houston Home Tour on the weekend of October 22, 2011. The project received critical attention, including a feature article in The Houston Chronicle’s Gloss Magazine.
Mark Wamble is invited to lecture at Auburn University College of Architecture, Design and Construction. His lecture, Just a Moment, features the recent design work of Interloop Architecture.
Interloop-Architecture principals Dawn Finley and Mark Wamble were interviewed by Curator Jed Morse. The newsletter features Interloop’s experimental housing delivery project – Klip House – as well as major residential and cultural commissions – 9° House and The Hempstead Garden Conservation Foundation Research Center.
Publication features conversations between Dawn Finley and Clover Lee and between Mark Wamble and Robert E. Somol.
“Houston, Texas: With their 1,200-square-foot live/work home, Dawn Finley and Mark Wamble show Houston that bigger isn’t always better. Story by Georgina Gustin / Photos by Daniel Hennessy”
Milled acrylic, light emitting diode (LED) circuit boards (cnc custom milled), stainless steel brackets and mounting plate
Emergency and safety light fixture applications
Interloop-Architecture’s “Klip House” is featured in this highly acclaimed publication.
Three public sector “urban park” projects in Houston, Texas were featured in the July 2002 issue of Architecture magazine – – designed by Mark Wamble between 1999-2001, while Design Principal with Bricker+Cannady Architects.
Dawn Finley and Mark Wamble are among six Rice University faculty members featured in article about Rice School of Architecture and its approach to education.
Finley’s design “Do Post” is featured in Abitare to promote an international product exhibition curated by Droog Design and KesselsKramer.
WSJ article features Interloop-Architecture’s innovative housing platform, Klip House.