Castore Tapped to Open First Texas Office of International Architecture Firm DLR Group
HOUSTON, TX Filo Castore will lead the first Texas office of integrated design firm DLR Group, located in downtown Houston in the LEED Gold 919 Milam building. Castore is structuring the office to be a design hub for Houston, a central location for creatives of all types, with the goal of driving more collaboration and deepening community involvement. The firm will focus on projects within its core sectors of workplace, civic, and education, but will also seek opportunities for more experimental projects with other design professionals.
Castore has a track record of involvement with sustainability and community initiatives. He is the co-founder of the Gulf Coast Green conference, an idea exchange forum for regional developers and designers. Castore was Chair of the National Committee on the Environment for the American Institute of Architects, an appointee to the City of Houston Sustainable Advisory Committee, and board member of Houston Tomorrow. For the past 15 years in Houston, he has designed a wide range of office, civic and educational facilities.