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