Fallacy of Competitive Budgeting

April 23, 2018

Even when clients are building a high end estate home destined to be featured in Architectural Digest, they care about costs. It’s simple – no…

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2018 Survey: the results are in!

April 17, 2018

The State of High End Residential Architecture in 2018 We surveyed residential architects to determine what trends they’ve been seeing in the high-end market segment.…

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Architecture Week 2018

April 9, 2018

National Architecture Week April 8, 2018 to April 14, 2018 As we reflect on National Architecture Week, we look to one of our partners to express…

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Featured: Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects

March 26, 2018

“Synonymous with modern wine-country style” is how Architectural Digest describes the work of Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects. Looking at these images of our Westlake…

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Memorial Residence Takes Shape

March 19, 2018

Custom details like architectural millwork add the wow factor to high end residences. Or, as Architectural Digest puts it, “ennobling refinements to the architectural details…

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Texas Estate in Forbes

March 12, 2018

If the picture below looks familiar, that’s because you’ve seen this Texas beauty in the news more than a few times. Known as the Crespi…

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What High End Builders Do (and Don't) Put in Their Homes

March 5, 2018

In a Wall Street Journal article, What Luxury Home Builders Consider Worth the Splurge, the subheadline reads, “In their own homes, construction-company bosses will spend…

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Utopia Texas Ranch built by Sebastian Construction Group

Featured: Michael G. Imber Architects

February 26, 2018

Michael Imber, founder of eponymous firm Michael G. Imber Architects, PLLC, describes it as a “modern classical design firm.” That polarity of design styles is…

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Three TxA Design Award winners

February 19, 2018

The Oscars aren’t the only springtime awards show on our must-see list. Each year, the Texas Society of Architects (TxA) presents its Design Awards to…

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3 home features to plan BEFORE you start building

February 12, 2018

Building a new residence is an exciting project, filled with decisions about rooms, exterior elevations, and amenities. But while there are some features that may…

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