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About Houston Morris

Houston Morris

Houston Morris is an architect. He was born in Philadelphia and raised in Scotland. He has a degree in Economics from Harvard University and qualified as an architect in 1998 after studying at the Architectural Association and University College London. In 2003 he set up Houston Morris Architects, a practice which advises on master planning, design, interiors and furniture for both new and historic residential buildings. In 2008 he set up Lightform Properties, a property company which develops unusual sites in London. He works predominantly in London and the South of England and has also completed projects in Scotland, the United States and Switzerland.


Recent Posts by Houston Morris:
New Parliament Building in Malta by Renzo Piano Malta abounds with sites and architecture of historical interest

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Some thoughts on Louis Kahn and the Yale Centre for British Art Kahn is the acknowledged twentieth century master at expressing mass

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The responsibilities of architects in relation to their clients Thoughts raised by a recent trip to Spain

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Learning from Las Venice The history of Venetian architecture

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‘Blob’ architecture in the Engadine valley Extreme buildings and extreme sports in St. Moritz

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Some burning questions about fires in buildings The National Trust's identity crisis, Victorian vandalism and is rebuilding the right answer?

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Scotland: town versus country Travels from Amhuinnsuidhe Castle to the V&A Dundee

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California fairy tales Travels in Wyntoon, Disneyworld and downtown Los Angeles

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Basement wars Architect Houston Morris goes underground to ask why subterranean extensions have become so popular

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Musings on the life of Zaha Hadid Houston Morris draws on his personal recollections to explain how the late architect has influenced the industry

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