Raymond Brochstein discusses the history of his family, business, Rice University campus architecture, and the City of Houston's built environment. Additional keywords: Building materials, Building, Wooden, Farnsworth House (Plano, Ill.), Human geography, Architecture--Conservation and restoration, Astrodome (Houston, Tex.), Kendall/Heaton Associates , Brochsteins (Corp name), Skimore, Owings & Merrill, Primavera wood, Lovett Hall (Rice University), Brochsteins Building (Houston, Tex.), Anderson Hall (Rice University), Cullinen Hall (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), Brown Pavilion (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), One City Centre building (Houston, Tex.), Wilson, Morris, and Crane, Houston Fire Alarm Building (Houston, Tex.), Sears Building (Houston, Tex.), Rice University -- Buildings, Rice Stadium (Rice University), Brockman Hall for Physics (Rice University), Weiss College Master's House (Rice University), Brochstein Pavilion (Rice University), The Office of James Burnett, Thomas Phifer & Partners, University of St. Thomas - Buildings, Architecture - Texas - Houston, Suburbs - Texas - Houston, Cities and towns - Growth - Social Aspects - Texas - Houston, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth National Bank, Roth, Emery, 1871-1948, Hines, Gerald D., Baker & Botts, J. Paul Getty Museum, Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959, Fondren Library, Bunshaft, Gordon, 1909-1990, MacKie and Kamrath, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Phifer, Thomas, Penzoil Place, Todd, Anderson, Brochstein, Isaac, Brochstein, Deborah, Johnson, Philip, Morris, S.I., Meier, Richard, Arner, Theodore F., Turrell, James, Walsh, Sally.