Who would think low-taxed Texas would have tax on aesthetics, curtailing the construction of architect-designed homes? There are many unintended consequences of high taxes such as impeding economic growth or high tax rates reducing tax revenue collected (i.e., New Jersey and Connecticut). Only now do I realize that Texas’ high property taxes impede the building…
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…
See how early 20th century modern homes built in the 1900s are more modern than 21st century modern homes that invoke a Victorian sensibility.
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.
See the first modern home of an architecture patron who loves modern design and his most recent modern home.
One of my favorite homes is this exquisite modern home built in 1936, combining simplicity of era with modern design.
The silver lining of bad economic times if often the best architecture. See these examples.