What: Rice Design Alliance gala, “Game Changer”
Where: George R. Brown Convention Center
PC Moment: On this 30th anniversary of the architecture-focused gala, Camden Property Trust CEO and Houston Super Bowl Host Committee chair Ric Campo was honored for his 40-year career in real estate development and his leadership of public-private partnerships. Minnette and Peter Boesel chaired the black-tie event that drew 950 architects, educators, developers and friends. Playing key roles in the evening were RDA president Chris Hudson, underwriting chair Steve Mechler and Rice School of Architecture dean Sarah Whiting, the latter via video. The event raised more than $575,000.
Who: Linda and Dick Sylvan, Alison Scalice and Russ Fabiani, Laurie Scott, Mikki Hebl, David Harvey, Jo and Jim Furr, Suzy and Craig Minor, Chris and Stuart Hudson, John Casbarian, Charlotte and Larry Whaley, Bill Fulton and Natalie Ramos.