Journey by Design: Austin, Texas
Boasting the best in art, design, food, and music, the quirky state capital of Austin is a delightful destination.
A Sensitive Modern House in Austin, Texas
An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.
A Breezy Modular Home Keeps Cool in Austin, Texas
Inspired by local residential typology, this 850-square-foot modular home has high ceilings, light-filled rooms, and a central...
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Gets Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
This House in Austin Has a Tree Growing Right Through It
After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to organic modernism in Austin.
A New Experiential Hostel in Austin Offers Unique Lodging in a Restored Railway Hotel
A new “experiential hostel" combines boutique hotel design, amenities, and service with the energy and community that's typically...
A Low-Slung Lake House in Texas Merges Indoor/Outdoor Living
With a rich material palette of glass, wood, and concrete, Cedar Creek Residence feels of a piece with its natural environment.
Austin Maynard Architects Turn an Old Terrace House Into a Light-Filled Home
In Melbourne, a dark and narrow single-story terrace home gets treated to a delightful renovation with surprising features.
Lakeside House in Texas
Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...
Feel at Home While Exploring Austin at One of These Modern Short-Term Rentals
As the capital of Texas, Austin offers a vibrant cultural scene that boasts a thriving art community, hip boutiques, delicious...
Smaller in Texas
In a far-flung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.
Smaller in Texas
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...
Building the Maxon House: Week 5
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...
Everything You Need to Know When Designing and Building in Austin, Texas
Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin ninth among all U.S. metro areas for population...
An Affordable Duplex Transformation in Texas
Affordable gestures abound in this transformation of a dilapidated former duplex in the Texas Hill Country.
A Renovated Midcentury Gem in Austin
A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.
A Passive House in the Netherlands Embodies 5 Tips to Consider When Planning Your Own
This 2,500-square-foot Passive House was built using a panelized system—meaning the parts of the house were delivered from the...
Modern Take on a Texas Farmhouse
A modern, gabled home in Austin is designed to feel like a "leftover railroad house that had been...
Journey by Design: Marfa, Texas
Big names and installations in art and design make this small town in Texas a significant destination.
This House in Austin Has a Tree Growing Right Through It
After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to organic modernism in Austin.