Rio Roca Chapel Receives Texas Landscaping Award

February 01, 2012 The Rio Roca Chapel is one of the 2012 Gold Award winner recipients from the Texas Nursery and Landscaping Association (TNLA) for excellence in landscaping, with design by Southern Botanical of Dallas, Texas. Click here to view the digital article.

Delivery of “Topanga”

January 26, 2012 GVG Contemporary art gallery delivers and installs “Topanga” at the Rio Roca Ranch. Click here to visit the artist’s website. “I am thrilled and honored that ‘Topanga’ is now part of the ‘Trail of the Iron Ponies’ at Rio Roca Ranch.”Ernst Gruler, Gallery Owner

AISC IDEAS2 Award Presentation

October 28, 2011 The Rio Roca Chapel receives prestigious national award presented by the American Institute of Steel Construction. Please click here for more information.

2011 IFRAA Design Award

July 18, 2011 Rio Roca Chapel on the Brazos River has won the 2011 Merit Award from the Faith & Form magazine / Interfaith Forum and Religion, Art, and Architecture (IFRAA) International Awards Program for Religious Art and Architecture. The chapel was entered in the category of… Read More »2011 IFRAA Design Award

Delivery of “Bold Nell”

June 06, 2011 Rita Dee, an artist in the Hudson River Valley Region, delivers “Bold Nell,” the latest sculpture from her collection of Hudson River Driftwood Horses. If you would like to learn more about the artist, please visit her website.

Infant Baptism

June 04, 2011 Friends gathered today to commemorate the first baptism held in the Chapel. This private ceremony was officiated by Deacon Rigoberto of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. A small and intimate reception followed in the Rio Roca Conference Center.

AISC IDEAS2 National Award

May 11, 2011 The Rio Roca Chapel receives national recognition and is a recipient of AISC’s 2011 IDEAS2 award as part of a steel-framed building competition selected by a jury of industry experts. AISC award presentation ceremony scheduled for Friday, October 28, 2011 at the… Read More »AISC IDEAS2 National Award