ARC Instigates Street Art Beautification on 1902 Washington – April 3, 2011

We like to put our money where our mouth is, so to speak, at ARC. We routinely orchestrate and facilitate clean up and beautification projects throughout H Town (Ditch Beautiful, 611 Walker Container Gardens, Empty Lot Program, community gardens, etc…) and so our move to the Washington Corridor, and into the heart of the WAve Arts District, was the perfect opportunity for us to create a splash – a large one! A call was placed to spread the word and one sunny Sunday in April a dozen or so Houston Street Artists including Marbles, D-Falt, Weah adn Article came out...
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Another Successful Open House – April 14, 2011

Thanks to Clients, Colleagues, Friends and Family For Your Support!                 Images by: Ruben Serrano, R.Serrano Photography (thanks, Ruben!) In order of appearance: Mary Lawler, Bill Neuhaus; Bob Adair, Liz Jacob; Theola Petteway and Guest; Leonard Lloyd, Stacy Brewer; Al E. Cat and Guest, Brax Easterwood and Guest; Derrick Neal; Marjorie Milby; Marilu de la Fuente; Chef Tarsha Gary; Keiji Asakara, Amanda Timm; Carol Haddock; Dan Barnum; Susan Almond; Lorie Grubb & Guest; Jeanette Chinelli.  ...
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ARC Tackles Ped/Bike Issues in Clear Lake

Asakura Robinson Company and Traffic Engineers, Inc. are working with City of Houston’s Bicycle Coordinator, Dan Raine, to assess and improve pedestrian and bicycle connectivity and access in the Clear Lake area. The federally funded project comes through H-GAC. Team members from both firms include avid bicyclists, Keiji Asakura, Zakcq Lockrem, Geoff Carleton and Ian Hlavecek....
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Tactical Urbanism Rules!

Small pieces come together to form a complete puzzle: Tactical Urbanism improves your neighborhood one piece at a time. As we prove every day at ARC…   Bench by Keiji Asakura, tree planting by Rocket’s volunteers on ARC’s empty lot clean-up day   Vegetable containers planted and maintained by Keiji Asakura  ...
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1,000 Cranes Take Flight From ARC Office

After the destructive earthquake and subsequent sunami hit Japan on March 11th,Princeton University began an awareness campaign by asking volunteer folders to send them 1,000,000 origami cranes. the cranes serve as a symbol of the support and love bestowed upon the Japanese during the crisis. ARC teamed with English + Associates Architects and the Japan America Society of Houston to fold 1,000 cranes which were then sent to Princeton to join the million. Visit www.millioncranesproject.org for more information....
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ARC Hosts “Showing Houston Growing Green” Photo Shoot

When Chef Tarsha Gary asked ARC to join ECOTONE’s photographic awareness campaign and exhibit, we went one step further and offered to hosta  photo shoot and invite guests to join in the fun. Follow this link for more info on the project:  http://www.ecotoneworld.com/?page_id=868 In order: Keiji Asakura, ARC Principal; Margaret Robinson, ARC Principal; Hayley Pallister, ARC Principal & Lawrence Spence, HISD Environmental Educator, Environmental Educators’ Exchange President; Zakcq Lockrem, ARC Planner; Kevin Topek, Permaculture Designer; Pat Greer, Central City Co-op Founder, Vegan Chef, Eco-ology Radio Host; Cathy Ingham, Landscape Designer; Dee Howell, City of Houston Horticulturist; Terry Thomas, Philanthropist; Shelly...
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