StudioMET Transforms a Texas Ranch Into a Home Fit for Three Generations

A design-build firm in Houston balances togetherness with a little privacy.
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Sunil and Shalizeh "Shelly" Patel knew they would build a home tailored for their family when they moved to Houston in 2005. The two medical professionals live with their daughters and Shelly’s parents, and they wanted a design that would encourage coming together while respecting everyone’s space. They waited, saved, and researched the local architecture scene to identify firms that might be a good fit.

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