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2017 AIA Dallas Home Tour

It's home tour time!  Just sending a quick plug out for the area AIA chapters - fall is the time of year most have home tours around the various Texas chapters that host them; it just so happens that both AIA Dallas and AIA Austin scheduled their tours on the same weekend (see below).  I'm [...]

By | 2017-12-31T09:23:33+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Inspiration, Home Tour, Fun for Architects|0 Comments

Home Tour Time!

It's Home Tour Time again in Texas, and I'm looking forward to checking out some of this year's AIA Component Chapter tours.  Without further ado, here are the details & dates of each AIA Chapter tour: AIA Austin  October 15-16, 2016. 10am - 6pm both days. AIA Dallas October 29-30, 2016. 10am - 5pm both days. [...]

By | 2017-12-17T10:05:46+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Architecture, Inspiration, Home Tour|0 Comments

2015 Home Tours Recap

Unless you're planning on attending a holiday-themed jingle bell home tour, the 2015 modern home tour season is all but wrapped up.  I attended the Austin AIA tour, and the AIA Dallas tour this past weekend.  If you've ever been to both, you may have noticed a few differences.  I certainly did see some interesting [...]

By | 2017-12-17T10:05:48+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Architecture, Home Tour|0 Comments

Home Tour Time

Don't miss this opportunity! Just a quick reminder - this weekend (November 14-15, 2015) is the Dallas AIA Tour of Homes.  Don't miss out on this opportunity to see 7 new, modern homes throughout Dallas. images from AIA Dallas and the 2015 Tour of Homes Following the home tour weekend, I'll write a post recapping [...]

By | 2017-12-17T10:05:48+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Architecture, Inspiration, Home Tour|0 Comments

2015 Austin Modern Home Tour Visit

This past weekend I attended the 2015 Austin Modern Home Tour.  The weather couldn't have been better for early February and I toured many of the available houses with family and some enthusiastic friends.  Note - if you're going to go on a home tour and haven't done so before, allow me to give you [...]

By | 2017-12-17T10:05:51+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Architecture, Inspiration, Home Tour, Fun for Architects|0 Comments

Recap: AIA Dallas Modern Home Tour ’14

Post feature image credits:  Design by Todd Hamilton, AIA; Photography by Craig Kuhner That's a wrap!  If you missed the 2014 home tour put on by AIA Dallas you missed out.  It was a chance to see 9 unique projects by a variety of local architects, and also see the quality of construction put into [...]

By | 2017-12-17T10:05:52+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|Inspiration, The Design Process, Home Tour|0 Comments

Hurry! Dallas AIA Modern Home Tour is this Weekend

Just a reminder that this coming weekend (November 1-2) is the 2014 AIA Dallas Tour of Homes. This year looks to be a good collection of homes - 9 in all - to see and the weather forecast looks great. I'm looking forward to comparing the houses to the homes I saw a few months ago [...]

By | 2017-12-17T10:05:52+00:00 October 30th, 2014|Architecture, Inspiration, Home Tour|0 Comments

Quality of Home Builders – The Devil is in the Details

Dallas: 8   Houston: 5 I'm always on the lookout for good residential contractors.  As an Architect, knowing who to call and who to count on to successfully build a modern project is paramount.  I recently posted about a trip to Houston for a modern home tour (see coverage here).  I guess that many of the tour participants [...]

By | 2017-12-17T10:05:53+00:00 September 24th, 2014|Architecture, Hiring an Architect, The Design Process, Home Tour|0 Comments

Modern Home Tours – Houston 2014

I drove down to Houston this past weekend for the Houston Modern Home Tour (tour information & website here).  I've gone on a number of home tours in Dallas and always enjoy the experience.  Speaking of, the Dallas AIA's Tour of Homes is coming up November 1st and 2nd.  Don't miss it! Photograph: Benjamin Hill [...]

By | 2017-12-17T10:05:53+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Architecture, Buildings, Inspiration, Home Tour|0 Comments