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Gerald Hines Donates $1M to U of H


After students in the University of Houston's Hines School of Architecture (pictured) were recognized in the Venice Biennale competition, Gerald Hines awarded the program $1M, CultureMap reports. The team's entry—Risky Habit[at], tackling the relationship between Houston and the Buffalo Bayou—won the prestigious Global Arts Affairs Foundation Prize, beating out 100 architects representing 40 countries and two Pritzker Prize winners. Gerald Hines' donation is earmarked to help UH students continue to compete internationally. [CultureMap]