Humphreys & Partners’ (HPA) mission to cultivate community through design is deeply inspired by the communities in which we live and work. For the past six years HPA has been proud to join with other Dallas architecture firms and industry partners to participate in the highly anticipate Form Follows Fitness 5K in support of the Architecture and Design Exchange.
The Form Follows Fitness 5K, which began and ended at Klyde Warren Park, took place on Saturday, February 16. Team members raced through uptown, downtown and through the Arts District. The course allows participants to experience a new perspective of the award winning architecture Dallas offers.
“We look forward to Form Follows Fitness each year,” said Karla Cavazos Executive Vice President of Operations, “it’s a great chance to connect with friends and colleagues from other firms while being active for a great cause.” Cavazos who is also a triathlete took home the second place medal for her age group.
The Architecture and Design Exchange (AD EX), works to encourage the conversation about why architecture matters in our daily lives. AD EX seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the power of architecture to enrich our city and our lives through scholarships, programs, exhibitions, and tours. They also support architecture students at the high school and university level with more than $10,000 in scholarships and traveling fellowships annually.
The 2018 edition of the FFF5K attracted almost 2,700 participants and 50 sponsors, raising a record $117,000. These funds support AD EX’s mission of encouraging the conversation of how architecture affects our daily lives.