Small changes in a neighborhood can often have great impact good and bad. Here gates double value.
Should the direction of Dallas urban growth continue to grow north? Does inserting low-income housing in North Dallas create an inclusive urban growth direction for Dallas? Does the direction of Dallas and its current goal of moving low-income wage earners closer to higher wage jobs in North Dallas increase or decrease wealth for low-income families? …
As cities increasingly become enclaves for the rich and reservations for the poor, the debate rages on how to create inclusive urban growth to make cities less economically segregated and more vibrant. In Dallas, the Trinity River gives a geographic definition to the high income and low-income neighborhoods, dividing the historically prosperous northern half of…
What constitutes “super high-end homes” in the Dallas area? Recently Steve Brown reported in the Dallas Morning News that one part of the D/FW market that shows no sign of a slowdown is the super high-end homes. However, that depends on how you define super high-end homes. Three years ago I wrote that there was at least a…
Max Levy, FAIA, helped save an architecturally significant home, the Stretto house designed by New York architect Steven Holl, from being torn down. This architecturally significant home built in 1991 was offered for sale for less than its 1.5 acre Preston Hollow land was valued. The house was headed for destruction. Its demise kept inching…
Thinking about the profound influence of architect Frank Welch on Dallas, architects, and architecture.
Here are examples of modern and traditional homes that share boundaries with massive private gardens or public parks.
Internationally important homes are given international attention by publications as refined as Private Air.
Architect Maurice Fatio studied under Karl Moser, Godfather of Modernism. This influence or innate sense of perfect proportions appeals to modernists.
Dallas has enjoyed many fabulous collaborations of talented landscape architects and architects creating award-winning and memorable homes.
Ron Wommack, FAIA, took an obscure lot in a forgotten neighborhood and did something spectacular in a now popular area.
Facebook has connected those from around the world interested in good architecture, encouraging more good work and modern homes.
Few houses in Dallas or the country have had the impact of this home on art, architecture or the local and international community.
Dallas Architecture Blog has been on many lists of best architecture blogs for its emphasis on sharing great design for architecture students.
There is so much that needs to be saved and underutilized tools to accomplish this.