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 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 Prefab Texas Boathouse Get's Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
Smaller in Texas
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...
9 Unique Stair Railings
Handrails for stairs may be subject to specific, in-depth code requirements, but that doesn’t mean that they’re short on style,...
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,...
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...
Smaller in Texas
In a far-flung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.
Building the Maxon House: Week 5
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...
5 Tiny Homes on Wheels
Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.
8 Unique Vacation Rentals Around the World
Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...
Midcentury Renovation in Austin
With the goals of improving storage and flow in their midcentury home, two Austin residents hired Rick and Cindy Black Architects...
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 Dream of Many Men, Lake Jackson Texas
Few architects have the opportunity to design a whole community, but Alden B. Dow had just such a unique opportunity in 1941 in...
An Affordable Duplex Transformation in Texas
Affordable gestures abound in this transformation of a dilapidated former duplex in the Texas Hill Country.
Modern Take on a Texas Farmhouse
A modern, gabled home in Austin is designed to feel like a "leftover railroad house that had been...
Texas Two-Step
In Austin, mid-century homes built in the wake of World War II join more traditional vernacular architecture.
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
Bringing Light Into a Modest 1940s Bungalow in Austin
Plagued by dim rooms and low ceilings, a typical midcentury bungalow in Austin, Texas, is remodeled into a contemporary,...
Sustainability is the Centerpiece of This New Austin Development
In the Texas capital's transit-oriented Mueller development, architect Michael Hsu proposes a modern take on row house living.