Introducing Sara Zewde

Please join us in welcoming our newest planner and landscape designer, Sara Zewde! With an  MCP from MIT and a (currently underway) MLA from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, Sara will work to bridge the two sides of our practice, while sharing our belief that good design can empower people. A native Houstonian, her past experience ranges from sustainable transportation planning in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with the ITDP to landscape design in Oakland, California with Hood Studio. Sara aims to practice in such a way that each scale of work informs another, from garden to global. Ms. Zewde holds a...
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Cite’s 30th Anniversary Edition!

Cite was launched 30 years ago just as a long run of boom years for Houston ended and a more complex global city was bubbling up. Ninety issues and over 1,000 articles later, we arrive at this 30th anniversary issue. Over the years, the magazine has served the function of preserving the historical memory of Houston, promoting speculation about its future, and acting as its design conscience. In a city with a highly informal approach to urbanism,Cite has allowed architects, planners, and designers a public forum in which to ask “what if” questions. It frequently proposes a kind of alternate history for...
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