HOUSTON'S MONSTERS

The Gargoyles of Dunlavy

What's up with all the French Gothic architectural touches in Montrose?

02/10/2014 By John Lomax

Dream Homes

Top Homes: The Experts’ Lists

By popular demand, our four local architecture experts share their top 10 favorite Houston homes.

01/13/2014 By Michael Hardy Illustrations by Sebastian Gomez de la Torre

Dream Homes

Houston’s Five Best Residential Architects

We asked dozens of architects who they’d choose to build their own homes. These are the five names we heard most often.

12/31/2013 By Peter Holley

Slideshow

Slideshow: Houston’s Five Best Residential Architects

We asked dozens of architects who they’d choose to build their own homes. These are the five names we heard most often.

12/31/2013

Dream Homes

The Shotgun Shack Is Back

These days, the shotgun cottage is no longer shunned.

12/31/2013 By Michael Hardy

Tourist In Your Own City

Bayou Views: ArCH Walking Tour of Buffalo Bayou

What would Houston be without Buffalo Bayou? Find out on Saturday.

12/27/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Real Estate

Houston’s Dream Homes

We convened a panel of experts to select Houston’s ten greatest homes. Plus the latest in furniture, the city’s greatest architects, and avoiding contractors from hell.

12/23/2013

Domesday 2013

Goodbye to a Stadium

Remembering the Eighth Wonder of the World.

11/06/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Architecture

Slideshow: AIA Houston 2013 Home Tour

Check out spectacular photos of the homes on the popular annual tour.

10/25/2013 By Michael Hardy

Open Road

Six More Ugly Texas Courthouses

We'll show you some pretty ones later, we promise.

10/16/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Open Road

Five Of The Ugliest Texas County Courthouses

We scour the state for the worst in municipal cathedrals.

10/16/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Bizarrechitecture

Five Of Houston's Weirdest And Wackiest Buildings

Derelict Dairy Ashford-area orb palaces, exuberantly neo-classical freeway churches, and more.

10/07/2013 By Michael Hardy and John Nova Lomax

Slideshow

Access Contemporary VIP Home Tour and Mixer

The Radcliffe’s “Frame” house, designed by architect Harwood Taylor, was featured in House & Garden magazine in September 1961.

10/01/2013

Space City

A Bigger Bungalow

Maximizing a small space

08/01/2013 Photography by Jill Hunter By Katharine Shilcutt

In the Doghouse

Where to Live Now (Canine Edition)

Houston architects ask: why must dog houses literally look like houses?

08/01/2013 By Kerry H.

Bill Stern (1947–2013)

The Loyal Opposition

One of Houston’s most influential architects loved to hate the Bayou City.

07/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Space City

Sustain Agility: the Oldest Home in River Oaks

River Oaks’ oldest home gets a redo loyal to the original Jazz Age design—right down to the sound of footsteps on gravel.

07/01/2013 Photography by Paul Hester By James Glassman

Swamplot

Swamp Person

Who, exactly, is the editor of Swamplot?

07/01/2013 By Jenny Staff Johnson Illustrations by Brian Taylor

Art and Design

Thoroughly Modern

All things modern are being celebrated all week with lectures, films, markets and book-signings

04/16/2013