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The Lake Highlands area of Dallas has numerous mid-century modern houses scattered around among the builder spec homes.  Dallas' Preston Hollow, North Dallas, Oak Cliff and several other areas are similar.  One common denominator I see spanning these areas is when one of the modern, contemporary, or mid-century houses come up for sale you hardly [...]

By | 2017-12-17T10:05:58+00:00 May 27th, 2014|Hiring an Architect|0 Comments

What is it?

I've been wondering what is being built on the site of the former Mrs. Baird Factory at Central Expressway and Mockingbird (south west corner).  As it turns out, SMU is using the land to construct a new tennis center (image below.)  Courts have been largely missing since the G. Bush Presidential Library took over space that [...]

By | 2017-12-17T10:05:58+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Buildings|0 Comments

Value of Modern Design

We will explore the value of modern architectural design in this first post of a series.  The question we come across fairly often is "is a modern house worth more than a traditional house?"  While complex in nature we will explore this from a few sides and see if the conclusion is indeed having an Architect design [...]

By | 2014-07-03T09:28:27+00:00 May 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments