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  • Red sheet metal and bamboo plywood serve as low-maintenance interior surfaces.

    Poteet Architects transforms a shipping container into a welcoming guest house

    In San Antonio, a standard shipping container morphs into a sunny guest house.

     
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    House 99, Houston

    Architects Gail Peter Borden, RA, AIA, and Brian Delford Andrews, RA, covered all the bases—affordability, sustainability, and energy efficiencyÑin this prototype Houston house.

     
  • Big glass doors and an overhang of solar panels make up the guesthouse's front elevation.

    Mod Cott, Burnet, Texas

    The jury loved the way this Texas guesthouse and weekend retreat juxtaposes rough-edged elements and polished precision.

     
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    Pilates Studio and Carport, Dallas

    Given a tight budget, Susan Appleton, AIA, LEED AP, produced an unfussy, yet elegant design for this pilates studio and carport.

     
  • A Dallas LEED Platinum Home Sits Lightly on the Land

    This 1,490-square-foot residence by Shipley Architects balances on a couple of steel beams, a few inches above the earth.

     
  • mckinney york architects

    Austin, Texas-based McKinney York Architects often weaves sustainable design ideas into its work. So when the 14-person firm moved into a building in the East Austin neighborhood last year, it worked hard to make the cost-conscious renovation as green as

     
  • stone unturned

    Candid Rogers, AIA, fell in love with a two-room stone house built in 1873. When the architect decided to renovate the tiny structure as his own home, he honored its intimate feel with a similarly compact 960-square-foot addition.

     
  • tower house, leander, texas

    Rather than remodel an old one-bedroom cottage as their main house, a Texas couple asked Andersson•Wise Architects to convert it into communal living space and to build this new tower for sleeping quarters adjacen

     
  • cinco camp, brewster county, texas

    Rhotenberry Wellen Architects, Midland, Texas. Shipping container architecture is nothing new, but adapting the shells for living often undoes their built-in economy.

     
  • alley appeal

    What began as a conversation about the brutalities of gentrification in urban neighborhoods may result in a new type of housing in Austin, Texas.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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