Desirability

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 |2020-05-12T14:20:50-05:00May 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 |2020-05-12T14:21:59-05:00May 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 |2020-05-12T14:22:34-05:00May 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Inspires Us?

I've found travel, specifically visiting noted works of architecture, to be quite inspiring.  Photography is great but what if you want to view something from a different vantage point, or move through a great space and feel the volume and quality of light change?  There's not much that beats being there and taking it all [...]

By |2020-05-12T14:23:31-05:00May 5th, 2014|Inspiration|2 Comments

Privacy & Comment Policies

Review our Privacy and Comment Policies for this blog here.  We're posting this for, you know, legal reasons and all that jazz. ____________________________ This post was originally written before re-branding as Eckxstudio for Modern Architecture at the end of 2017. At Eckxstudio for Modern Architecture, we design unique and stunning projects, individually crafted for our [...]

By |2020-05-12T14:24:15-05:00May 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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